I'm guessing you missed THIS BOY'S LIFE, WHAT'S EATING GILBERT GRAPE & MARVIN'S ROOM. Watch those and re-think your prejudices. A lot of contributors here seem to form their opinions of actors based entirely on the Star & the Inquirer.
--- On Wed, 10/7/09, Chuck <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: Chuck <email@example.com>
Subject: RARA-AVIS: Re: Leonardo DiCaprio IS Travis McGee
Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 5:25 PM
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.
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