This is utterly booooooring...to resume/confine a ³best actorı (already a
very dubious and markedı endeavour, worthy of the bestı daytime
shows...pffff!!!)...to a few US actors is bordering on the ridiculous...
Please stop or take the game/joke/child play...privately!
Montois not amused and becoming snide and irritated...
On 8/20/08 5:36 PM, "davezeltserman" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Mr T, you're coming awfully close to dragging Rara Avis into a best
> actor debate! A case could also be made for DeNiro, and even for
> Dustin Hoffman based solely on his performance in Straight Time, as
> well as a number of actors including Phillip Seymour Hoffman.
> Sadly, if you took all of the films where Nicholson had great
> performances like The Crossing Guard, The Pledge, Prizzi's Honor,
> Carnal Knowledge, Ironweed, The Last Detail, Chinatown, etc., the one
> piece of crap film he made with Adam Sandler, Anger Management,
> probably outgrossed them all combined.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:rara-avis-l%40yahoogroups.com> ,
> <jacquesdebierue@...> wrote:
>> > --- In email@example.com <mailto:rara-avis-l%40yahoogroups.com> ,
>> Patrick King <abrasax93@> wrote:
>> > <<I agree with you, Jack. I thought Ledger's performance was stunning.
>> > But star power is a funny thing. The guy I talked to thinks Nicholson
>> > is the greatest living actor. He actually told me that. Certainly
>> > Nicholson has been very good in 5 Easy Pieces for example.>>
>> > Nicholson has been in more masterpieces than any other modern actor I
>> > can think of. And in each he has held his own admirably. He has more
>> > range than Brando. People tend to associate him with hardboiled roles,
>> > where of course he shines, but he has done many different things. I
>> > mean, The Shooting, Carnal Knowledge, The Passenger, One Flew Over the
>> > Cuckoo's Nest, About Schmidt, The Shining, Chinatown, Prizzi's Honor,
>> > Ironweed, The Departed, etc. etc. I have no trouble pronouncing him
>> > the reigning king of American movie actors. He is extraordinary.
>> > Best
>> > mrt
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