> Titanic: abysmal film, abysmal acting...
> Gangs of NY: grotesque, overblown,phony, the end is ridiculous, bombastic and
> probably written by Fox News writers... (a previously great director has
> nothing else to say and goes through the motions)..abysmal acting
> why are we talking about this on rara...why are we carrying on this blabla
> about a few baby faced pseudo actors and linking those pups to potential
> characters...let the directors do their jobs and wešll see...???
>> > I don't think his actual age is the issue. It's how old he LOOKS.
>> Nicholson looked like he was in his mid-30's when he first played Jake
>> Gittes. DiCaprio still looks like he's in his early 20's.
> just for the record - if this link works for you, you'll see a pic of Leo from
> the recent film Revolutionary Road -
> he can easily pass for mid-30s - his actual age
> I think many of us have our strongest image of him from Titanic, which was 12
> years ago now, or Gangs of NY, which was 7 years ago
> the lad is maturing and filling out... and don't forget what miracles
> Hollywood can produce with makeup and lighting
> it will not be a problem for him to not look like an innocent, fresh faced kid
> - those days are rapidly dissappearing for him, as they are for all of us...
> everybody grows up
> as someone else pointed out - if there is a problem with this film, it will
> not be because Leo doesn't look the part, or because he cannot "act" the McGee
> role... it'll be if it's poorly written or directed
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