Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Leonardo DiCaprio IS not yet Travis McGee

From: sonny (
Date: 07 Oct 2009

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    what role was that? or do you mean him in real life and you don't think he can act?

    did you see 'basketball diaries'? speaking of which, the author of that, poet jim carroll, died recently. his life was hardboiled. or noir. or something.

    --- On Wed, 10/7/09, Chuck <> wrote:

    From: Chuck <> Subject: RARA-AVIS: Re: Leonardo DiCaprio IS Travis McGee To: Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 5:25 PM

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

    --- In, 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
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