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June 30th, 2005

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12:31 am
Steven Spielberg is a fucking pussy and "War of the Worlds" is absolutely AWFUL.

Not everything needs to end with a hug.

My viewing companion and I compiled, easily, a list of 20 actors who would have been a better fit for the lead role in this film. Here they are, alphabetically:
  • Ben Affleck
  • Kevin Bacon
  • Antonio Banderas
  • Nicolas Cage
  • George Clooney
  • David Duchovny
  • Laurence Fishburne
  • Jamie Foxx
  • Cuba Gooding, Jr.
  • Ethan Hawke
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Greg Kinnear
  • Viggo Mortensen
  • Edward Norton
  • Bill Paxton
  • Dennis Quaid
  • Gary Sinise
  • Will Smith
  • Billy Bob Thornton
  • Denzel Washington
In a similar vein, here is a list of five directors named David who would have done a better job:
  1. David Cronenberg
  2. David Fincher
  3. David Koepp (one of the credited screenwriters on this)
  4. David Lynch
  5. David Zucker
Independence Day is significantly better in nearly every category.

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Date:June 30th, 2005 03:17 pm (UTC)
Last Samurai was good, but less because of Tom and more because of Ken Watanabe and solid direction.

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