>Yeah, especially when they've been firing blanks the last 5 >years or so... Uneven is somethin' that's not a problem, >devoid is a whole 'nother matter... like i said. just because you don't like it, doesn't mean he wasn't trying to do quality work.
>Spielberg, Hanks - KF and Mynoriti both know how I feel >about both - and to give you a notion, I'm not a Hollywood >apologist - Hanks is and always was overrated - despite his >best attempts, he ain't ever gonna fill Jimmy Stewart's >shoes... Talkin' out-of-turn - bring on the entire pantheon >of cinema from the Lumiere brothers on and we'll get deep as >opposed to citin' less-than-convincing Hollywood pablum... he doesn't have to fill Jimmy Stewart's shoes. he's done enough good work to stand on his own. and when it's all said and done, you can bet your ass that he's gonna be remembered in the same breat as all the legendear leading men. like it or not.
>And methinks you're too engrossed in Hollywood's factory >assembly line to realize that's it's all here today, gone >today crap... no, i just have my head on straight enough to realize that there are alays been shitty movies, and there will always be shitty movies. if you would start living in the now, you'd see that there are plenty of good movies being made in Hollywood's assmebly line.
>And this goes back to what I said about Dietrich - you can >deliver a performance DESPITE the underwhelming calibre of >material - Beckinsale can't and her selection of roles >decisively points to her never bein' able to realize >whatever rhetoric escapes her lips...
and i still go back to what i said. you want to criticize her acting ability..fine. i'm not going to defend that. but i don't see how you can say that she's not at least trying to do good work. all of this from someone who started their post. "So I have BET on in the background..." hilarious.