>She and Wiseman became romantically involved DURING the >filming of "Underworld," NOT before so she took on the >project w/o any personal factors coming into play... so what? it's still a chance to be the star, kick ass, look cool etc.
>"Laurel Canyon" is what you do when your last couple of >vehicles tank - not necessarily in a fiscal manner, but on a >critical level... which is exactly my point.
>Here's why I think this is suspect - both Oldman and >Blanchett remind me of Dietrich in that they don't mail in >performances, BUT do feature in movies that are subpar - but they've also both been in way more movies that have higher aspirations than just your run of the mill mutliplex fare.
>who's to say that Beckinsale can deliver despite lackluster >material? I'm not so sure - Stefani's not a ringing >endorsement w/ regards to producing a standard of excellence >from my vantage point... i love how you convienently igonred those other names. Scorsese and DiCaprio. i'm not saying that this movie is gonna be Goodfellas, but it's clear that it won't be Varsity Blues either.