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Anchoress
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posted 18 April 2004 06:51 PM      Profile for Anchoress     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The Poll:

Favourite Actors/Actresses:
Most Hated:
Over-Rated:
Under-Rated:
Biggest Surprise:
Fave Canadians:


My faves: Gene Hackman (from long ago), Martin Landau, Johnny Depp and Joaquin Phoenix, Kevin Spacey, Ed Norton. For actresses, Uma Thurman and Toni Collette. I also like Julia Roberts, whom I think deserves most of her kudos. Ed: Gary Oldman, Simone Signoret.

Most Hated: I can't stand Gerard Depardieu, George Clooney, Jack Nicholson, Gwynneth Paltrow, Kevin Costner and Andie McDowell.

Over-Rated: Gwynneth Paltrow, Meg Ryan.

Under-Rated: Brad Pitt (who I think is actually a really good actor and a nice guy to boot), Ryan Phillippe (and his wife whatshername). Ed: Janeane Garaofalo (sp).

Biggest Surprise: Sean Astin, no question. Ed: Also, Renee Zellweiger (sp?), Eminem, Ashley Judd.

Fave Canadians: Megan Follows, Don McKellar

[ 18 April 2004: Message edited by: Anchoress ]


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lagatta
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posted 18 April 2004 07:30 PM      Profile for lagatta     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I'll have to think about the others - the "Canadians" category still has me swooning about Adam Beach! (swoony smiley...) Nice guy too - I met him a few years ago during the First Nations Festival (re-swoon...).
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Anchoress
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posted 18 April 2004 07:38 PM      Profile for Anchoress     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I know what you mean about thinking about it. I had this whole thread pre-written in my head while I was in the shower, then when I sat down to start typing I couldn't remember anything.
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al-Qa'bong
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posted 19 April 2004 04:12 AM      Profile for al-Qa'bong   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
I'll have to get back to this, but before I lose the link, Vito Corleone was recently voted the "Greatest Film Character of all Time" in a Premiere Magazine poll.
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West Coast Lefty
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posted 20 April 2004 02:55 AM      Profile for West Coast Lefty     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
It's so hard to remember them all, but here goes:

Favourite Actors/Actresses:
William H. Macy
Phillip Seymour Hoffman
Jack Lemmon

Catherine Deneuve
Ingrid Bergman
Rene Zellwenger (sp?)
Audrey Hepburn


Most Hated: Ben Affleck,
Over-Rated: Matt Damon, Nicole Kidman
Under-Rated: Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Zahn
Biggest Surprise: 12-year old lead actress in "Whale Rider"
Fave Canadians: Sarah Polley, Rémi Girard


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windymustang
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posted 20 April 2004 02:32 PM      Profile for windymustang     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Favortie Actors/Actresses:
Johnny Depp, Gene Hackman, Willam Dafoe, Samuel Jackson, Denzel Washington, Kevin Spacey, George Clooney
Susan Saradon, Dianne Keaton, Julia Roberts

Disliked: Adam Sandler

Funny: The guys from JackAss

Canadian: Lots of great ones, but can't remember their names.


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candle
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posted 21 April 2004 01:38 AM      Profile for candle     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
The Poll:

Favourite Actors/Actresses:
Matt Dillon, Martha Plimpton, John Cusack, Sarah Polley, Susan Sarondon, Sean Penn, Morgan Freeman, Joan Cusack, Harvey Keitel, Bridget Fonda, Andre Braughner, River Phoenix, Lauren Graham, Janeane Garofalo

Most Hated: Charleton Heston, Gov. Arnold,

Over-Rated: Tom Cruise

Under-Rated: Matt Dillon, Martha Plimpton

Biggest Surprise: Will Smith

Fave Canadians: Sarah Polley, Arsine Khashijan (I'm sure I've butchered the spelling really bad - Atom Egoyan's wife), Don McKellar, Yaphet Kotto (well he lives in Canada now), Kiefer Sutherland


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