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Poll Question: Which one do you believe is the finest actor of our time?
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    Posted: August 15 2007 at 03:51
I voted for Nicolas Cage only because Keanu Reeves manages to stay off the bottom of the barrel by standing on Kevin Costners shoulders.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 02 2007 at 08:33
Cage by 1k miles.. but none of em are even close to being the best. Dead
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 28 2007 at 15:11
Keanu and good actor in the same line... it just feels wrong
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 25 2007 at 22:32
i like reeves movies but cage has been in so many more which arent half bad so i'll go with cage,does anyone feel thought cage movies feel cheap even though their not?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 24 2007 at 20:37

Hmm whos the better D list actor? Probably Kiano... Quiano....Keyannoe? But Nicolas Cage has got to be the most overrated, and terribly overrated at that, actor in a long time. I stick out my tongue and blow raspberries at them both Tongue.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2007 at 19:59
I just watched Much ado About nothing again and I've come to the conclusion that Kenneth had just been boxed about the ears when he cast Reeves. cage is i think the forerunner to Reeves. Neither can act but they wind up with the best roles perhaps due to a blood pact with the Desolate One
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2007 at 19:57
Originally posted by Logos Logos wrote:

"Finest actor of our time" ? Umm.. neither?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2007 at 14:20
Originally posted by 1800iareyay 1800iareyay wrote:

Keanu: He can ... travel through time itself to complete a history project and to learn guitar/


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2007 at 04:36
Originally posted by tardis tardis wrote:

Originally posted by JJLehto JJLehto wrote:

Nicholas Cage, because he's better AND he gets the sh*t beat out of him  every movie he's in!


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Darqdean, I meant Wings of Desire was the original, and the Hollywood version was the travesty that was completely uncalled for...can't remember it's name nor do I care to. It was a stripped down version complete with a brazen classic Hollywood sex by the fireside scene...I'm sorry, but Hollywood has yet to master the art of "subtlety". WoD is a beautiful film, but this version didn't do any justice to the original.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2007 at 02:42
Originally posted by JJLehto JJLehto wrote:

Nicholas Cage, because he's better AND he gets the sh*t beat out of him  every movie he's in!


Seriously? LOL

Darqdean, I meant Wings of Desire was the original, and the Hollywood version was the travesty that was completely uncalled for...can't remember it's name nor do I care to. It was a stripped down version complete with a brazen classic Hollywood sex by the fireside scene...I'm sorry, but Hollywood has yet to master the art of "subtlety". WoD is a beautiful film, but this version didn't do any justice to the original.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 19 2007 at 01:22
Nicholas Cage, because he's better AND he gets the sh*t beat out of him  every movie he's in!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 17 2007 at 13:13
Originally posted by tardis tardis wrote:

However, if I see him b*****dize another foreign movie again (Wings of Desire), I'll boycott his movies for life!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 17 2007 at 04:52
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 17 2007 at 04:37
"Finest actor of our time" ? Umm.. neither?
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 17 2007 at 02:20
Originally posted by bluetailfly bluetailfly wrote:

I vote for Cage, mainly because of his excellent performance as two identical twin brothers in "Adaptation."


Oh! That movie was good! I take back what I said about Cage Embarrassed

However, if I see him b*****dize another foreign movie again (Wings of Desire), I'll boycott his movies for life!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 17 2007 at 00:39
I vote for Cage, mainly because of his excellent performance as two identical twin brothers in "Adaptation."

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 16 2007 at 23:38
Originally posted by darqdean darqdean wrote:

Of course, like Brando and De Niro, they are both exponents of Method Acting and through the Stanislavski System they were taught that to act their way out of a paper bag, first they had to imagine they were the paper bag, then to learn to feel as the paper bag and finally to become the paper bag. Sadly, they both dropped out of the The Actors Studio at that moment and are now forever trapped in the character of the paper bag.
 
Anyway, my vote goes to Keanu for his multi-dimensional portrail of Jonathan Harker (2 is more than 1 so qualifies as multi) and his astounding grasp of the English accent (equal only to Johnny Depp IMHO) in the film Nicolas Cage's Uncle's Draclua. And for his playing of Ted Logan in the classic film The Matrix, which is easily one of the films ever made, until the next one came out, then that was, except the last one, which I haven't seen yet, unless it was called Johnny Mnemonic's Bogus Adventure on Speed - in which case he would have made a great Sailor Ripley in Wild At Heart (or was it Captain Coreli's Alien). Sorry, what was the question?
 
But then Nicolas Cage did make John Travolta look good in Face Off didn't he - or was it the other way around?Confused

Travolta is an excellent actor and a lot better than Reeves. Reeves is in my opinion nothing but a beau; he can't act for sour apples.


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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 16 2007 at 22:06
Neither of them,
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 16 2007 at 22:00
i liked "The Rock" and that's the only movie I remember right now from the two so...Cage.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 16 2007 at 20:27
Nicolas Cage just infuriates me for some reason. As I see his wide-eyed face and toothy grin in my mind's eye, I have a sudden urge to punch something.
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