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Old 02-27-04, 01:32 AM
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Vin Diesel: Are his 15 minutes up yet?

Vin Diesel, wasn't he supposed to be the next Arnold? I watched about 20 minutes of xXx before I turned it off...horrible stuff. Will his career be more like Schwarzenegger's or Steven Seagal's?
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If Chronicles of Riddick bombs, he's pretty much in Seagal territory... Guaranteed participation in the Fast and the Furious 3.
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You guys are tough... but if he's the next Seagal, then the Rock is the next Van Damn, imo.
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Relax, I heard they're filming a Pitch Black trilogy.
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Lets just see what happens with chronicles of riddick.
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I thought XXX was pretty decent. I don't think Riddick is going to make or break his career, although Universal seems to be hyping it up more then it needs to, by rereleasing/retitling the Pitch Black DVD as well as coming out with an animated prequel dealie.
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whats the Pitch black gonna be called now?
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This actor is way overrated. Seems just like a street punk with no talent.
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He's the most ugly-looking actor I have ever seen.
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http://www.ebaumsworld.com/vindiesel.html

I enjoyed pitch black, but he better start picking better roles cause XxX just plain sucked.
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Who? He was good in Pitch Black. After that...downhill, baby. Went to his (bald) head. 2Fast 2Furious.
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The chronicles olf Riddick preview rocks.
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I think they've BEEN up
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simple question, short answer: YES.
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ahh. I like Vin. I liked F&F, Boiler Room, Pitch Black, and he did a pretty good job in Saving Private Ryan.

It is when his head got too big that things started going downhill. XXX - mediocre. Knockaround Guys? Not impressed.
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Iron Giant is the only VD movie worth a damn. The rest is all overproduced junk. And then there's Maude!
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his fame disappeared fast and now he's furious
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Originally posted by Matt Millheiser
Iron Giant is the only VD movie worth a damn. The rest is all overproduced junk. And then there's Maude!
I liked Saving Private Ryan and Boiler Room. Even though he wasn't the star of those films, he wasn't really the star of The Iron Giant either; come to think of it, that voice could have been anyone's, couldn't it...
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I always forget Iron Giant since I don't own it... patiently waiting for SE.
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Originally posted by Ergyu
whats the Pitch black gonna be called now?
Pitch Blacker
Old 02-27-04, 02:04 PM
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...yes, his 15 minutes were up 5 minutes ago...
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Originally posted by tdirgins
Pitch Blacker
or maybe Black Pitcher?
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Are Vin's days in the fame over? I'd say far from it. Fast and the Furious made him a big star. Since then he's had ONE new movie come out, XXX, and that film did quite well commercially (yes, it wasn't that good). Now we have Chronicles of Riddick, a film I am looking forward...a film that wouldn't exist save for the star power of Vin Diesel. I imagine his career does rely a lot on this movie. If it bombs, it will hurt him (not to the point of straight to video though). But really, his career is fine...this movie is just a big make or break thing. His topliner career is made up of Rob Cohen films. So we shall see.

I know he had a couple flicks open after XXX, but really I don't count those. They were holdover junk movies made before the fast and the furious, with limited advertising to push them. Nonetheless, I don't think they represent what he will be doing from now on.
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Originally posted by TheMadMonk
or maybe Black Pitcher?
Back Itcher?
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I like Vin.

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