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Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

I can't think of another actor who can command two different genres (Comedy movies and action movies) so successfully

He is way better at comedy than Arnie (Twins) or Sly (Stop or my mom will shoot) have ever been

He's way better at action movies than any comedic actor
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?



Laugh of the year. You saw it here, folks.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

I'm not sure you understand what versatile means. Did you mean "least versatile"?
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

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I'm not sure you understand what versatile means. Did you mean "least versatile"?
It means he's a pitcher and a catcher, which is potentially accurate.

As for a movie star? His action flicks (including his role) are mostly misses (Green Lantern, Deadpool in Wolverine and Blade Trinity being the only three I can recall and they were all terrible, especially GL and BT), and he isn't particularly funny. He's decent in drama though (Buried).
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Must have had LSD in the turkey.
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this has got to be a joke.

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What didn't the OP save this for April Fool's Day?
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

Ryan Reynolds?

Being a better comedic actor than Arnie and Sly is no feather in your cap.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

For some reason I thought it was about Ryan Gosling and I was going to say "Oh yeah and he's really good doing drama too!"
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More Ryan Reynolds balls worshiping can be found here http://forum.dvdtalk.com/movie-talk/...-reynolds.html
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

Daniel Day-Lewis WISHES he could hit Ryan Reynolds level of versatility...
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

I like Ryan Reynolds, but he usually chooses shit films to act in. Look at his filmography. It's a consistent line of shit.

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Buying the Cow is a fucking awful film, but Reynolds stands out in a sea of shit.

Just Friends, National Lampoon's Van Wilder and Waiting... are shit, but they also happen to be guilty pleasures of mine.

Blade: Trinity looks like the retarded third child when standing next to Blade and Blade II, but Reynolds is one of the stand-out moments of the flick.

Chaos Theory and The Nines are interesting independent films that misfire, but again, Reynolds does great with the role he's given.

I enjoy the man's supporting work in Adventureland and Smokin' Aces.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

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I like Ryan Reynolds, but he usually chooses shit films to act in. Look at his filmography. It's a consistent line of shit.
I agree. He's someone I enjoy watching but most of his movies are guilty pleasures because deep down we know they suck.
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I agree. He's someone I enjoy watching but most of his movies are guilty pleasures because deep down we know they suck.
The man has an extremely likable on-screen persona and from the stories I've heard from friends, he's an amazingly nice person. Like, how can you hate the man?

However, the man (or his agent) can't pick a decent film for him to star in.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

i really enjoy Ryan Reynolds as a comedic actor.

Van Wilder
Waiting
Just Friends
Adventureland
The Change Up

all my cup of tea.

Everything else he's done I can do without.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

If versatile means he can pull off being the same basic character/personality in any film, regardless of genre, story, co-characters/co-stars, then yes, he is quite versatile.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

Right now Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is king at action/comedy.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

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Right now Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is king at action/comedy.

I can think of two people better Will Smith and Robert Downey, Jr.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

The most versatile? Nope.

Actor who looks the best without his shirt on? Definitely.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

I'm pretty sure this was meant as a joke.

I hope.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

No one can play a role in a fat suit and out of one, like him.

Martin Lawrence and Tyler Perry should really catch Reynold's seminars at The Actors Studio.

Plus he put it in Alanis Morrisette, so he must pack more than a jagged little pill.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

If by versatile you mean playing the same character in different settings then yes, you'd be correct
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

Ryan Gosling and Leo come to mind for me. Brad Pitt has shown he can handle comedy and drama pretty well.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

I like him, but versatile isn't what I would use to describe him at all. He's pretty much the same sarcastic wise ass in everything, even Green Lantern.
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Re: Is Ryan Reynolds one of the Most Versatile Actors in Hollywood ?

Good actor...who chooses to be in shit product. THOUGH...he does have good moments in bad movies.

Wolverine: Origins
- Shit movie, great casting for the character and he did damn fine for what little he had there.

Smokin' Aces- He was solid in there..story was all over the place..but he did fine.

The rest..it's eh. Granted..a few like Adventureland..I haven't seen..but most of his filmography is shit.

Buried- It's all him pretty much..and it's solid.

Blade Trinity- Shit film, he was fine.

And....that's all I got....

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