RARA-AVIS: Re: Leonardo DiCaprio IS Travis McGee

From: Chuck (chuckelp@ix.netcom.com)
Date: 07 Oct 2009

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    No way. I don't "get" 'nardo as anything but a spoiled rich kid.

    --- In rara-avis-l@yahoogroups.com, Stephen Burridge <stephen.burridge@...> wrote:
    > DiCaprio has been playing men of action in thrillers lately. I thought he
    > was good in "Body of Lies". A photo of him in character as the suburban
    > husband in "Revolutionary Road" may not be the best way of evaluating the
    > suitability of his appearance for the McGee role. I agree with the comment
    > that memories of "Titanic" and "Gangs of New York" may be affecting people's
    > sense of what he can do.
    > Mind you I only read a few McGee novels, many years ago, and I don't retain
    > much of a sense of the character.
    > Stephen
    > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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