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Old 04-04-05, 05:09 PM
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is uma thurman a good actress?

here's a question that i could ask about a number of people. but we'll start with uma.

is she actually a decent actress, or do people like her because she made a few fanboy movies in pulp fiction and kill bill 1/2?

to a large extent, i'm not sure she's done much except get roles that are appealing to men.

discuss.
Old 04-04-05, 05:33 PM
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She's done many varied roles a few besides the ones you've mentioned include "Beautiful Girls", "Mad Dog and Glory" and "Gattaca". I thought whe was spectacular in all these films... I don't think it's purely the Tarantino films that have made her so popular - I think it's her talent.
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i dont think shes that good an actress

shes in great movies, but those that she are in are kinda Corny or.... made to be

stupid. like Kill BIll. the movie was great because people thought it was so dumb that

they thought it was funny
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I thought she was good in gattaca and kill bill but other than that she isnt much of an actress. case and point cats and dogs a horrible horrible movie
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She's not bad. Nothing special.

She has tremendously long toes and fingers though, which scares me.
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yes she is....gattaca, even cowgirls get the blues, robin hood, not to mention the fanboy mainstays like Kill Bill and pulp fiction...
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She's good... but she hasn't done anything yet deserving of any awards. I like her though and I'd cast her in my personal home movies.
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Originally Posted by Trigger
I'd cast her in my personal home movies.
With the length of her digits, she'd be able to star in the movie and operate the camera.
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She's so goddamn ugly that she definitely did not become a hollywood star on her looks (like most ladies in the movies).

She has to be a good actress.
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Originally Posted by brianluvdvd
She's so goddamn ugly that she definitely did not become a hollywood star on her looks (like most ladies in the movies).

She has to be a good actress.


yeah, barf.
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Originally Posted by Squirrel God
With the length of her digits, she'd be able to star in the movie and operate the camera.
I don't think her thumb is really that long...

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She's very mediocre. Nothing special.

And I must agree, not at all attractive.
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Those who think she's ugly have obviously never seen Dangerous Liaisons. Man, she's HAWT in that. Lovely jubblies too



Originally Posted by Trigger
I don't think her thumb is really that long...
I've always wanted to see that movie but I just get the fear man.
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smoking hot.
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Originally Posted by Squirrel God
I've always wanted to see that movie but I just get the fear man.
You're not missing anything...
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She's past her prime now, not that homely anymore.
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I don't think she's that hot. She's not terrible to look at, but nothing to drool over for me. As an actress, i think she's solid. Much like her looks, she's not a terrible actress, nor is she an incredibly gifted one.
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Originally Posted by duff beer
She's past her prime now, not that homely anymore.
doesn't "homely" mean plain and unattractive?
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Originally Posted by BrianYuen
stupid. like Kill BIll. the movie was great because people thought it was so dumb that

they thought it was funny
Yeah, that's got to be why I liked Kill Bill - you hit the nail right on the head.

She's good. Not to say I like all her movies, but between Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, Dangerous Liasons, Baron Munchausen and Tape, I feel confident in saying that she's good.
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I meant if you see her in Be Cool her age is catching up.
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Very mediocre. Could easily be replaced in any of her films.
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Originally Posted by duff beer
I meant if you see her in Be Cool her age is catching up.

Did you see her first scene in COOL? Good. Lawd.

If that's "age catching up," then bring on the Ensure.
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I think Uma's one of the really good physical action actresses working nowadays, plus, she's got that classical beauty that would fit in easily in the 1920's-1940's.
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She's one of those "Will Smith above average type" actresses. I don't think she's anything special, but she's not a bad actress at all. I've enjoyed most of the movies I've seen her in. But I didn't buy her at all in Kill Bill. In fact, I've not been able to finish either movie because I just can't see her as that person. So, I don't know if I chalk that up to bad acting in that role or bad casting or bad directing or all of the above.
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She's aight. Given the right role she could bring home an Oscar.

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