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Old 12-11-20, 12:43 PM
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Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

1. Christian Bale
2. Leonardo DiCaprio
3. Idris Elba
4. Brie Larson
5. Emily Blunt
6. Tom Hardy
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Jennifer Connelly
Madchen Amick

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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Jake Gyllenhaal
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Michael Shannon
Natalie Portman
Ryan Gosling

Michael Fassbender
Joaquin Phoenix
Colin Farrell
Michelle Williams
Chiwetel Ejiofor

Gael García Bernal
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by dex14
Jake Gyllenhaal
Amy Adams
I wholeheartedly agree with these.

I’ll add:
Oscar Isaac
Saoirse Ronan
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Winona Ryder
Jared Leto
David Tennant
Jeremy Renner
Sandra Oh
Ewan McGregor
Martin Freeman
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by Groucho
Winona Ryder
Jared Leto
David Tennant
Jeremy Renner
Sandra Oh
Ewan McGregor
Martin Freeman
let me hop on groucho’s gravy train:

Sacha Baron Cohen
Mark Wahlberg
Luke Wilson
Amy Poehler
David Arquette
Corey Haim/ Feldman
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by OldBoy
1. Christian Bale
Originally Posted by Groucho
Winona Ryder
Last Sunday, I re-watched LITTLE WOMEN (1994), which features the two of them, for the first time since I saw it in a theater when it came out. I liked the movie and their performances a great deal.
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by Groucho
Winona Ryder
Jared Leto
David Tennant
Jeremy Renner
Sandra Oh
Ewan McGregor
Martin Freeman
I feel like there’s a joke here I’m not getting? I assumed it was that they were all exactly 49 years old but Leto is 48.

I know when I think of great actors, Winona Ryder is NOT on that list.
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

All the big actors born in 1974

Wynonna Ryder should not be on that list.
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by OldBoy
1. Christian Bale
2. Leonardo DiCaprio
3. Idris Elba
4. Brie Larson
5. Emily Blunt
6. Tom Hardy
Surprised you left off Anya Taylor-Joy
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

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Surprised you left off Anya Taylor-Joy
why? The Queen’s Gambit was amazing with her, but many more factors involved with that. Maybe Thoroughbreds too, but liked Olivia Cooke more actually. Everything else, well, the other two I’ve seen (The New Mutants, Split) she was ok. Nothing special at all. One great project does not make a great actor imo.
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by OldBoy
One great project does not make a great actor imo.
So, how did Brie Larson make your list?
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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by OldBoy
why? The Queen’s Gambit was amazing with her, but many more factors involved with that. Maybe Thoroughbreds too, but liked Olivia Cooke more actually. Everything else, well, the other two I’ve seen (The New Mutants, Split) she was ok. Nothing special at all. One great project does not make a great actor imo.
This guy thinks highly of her:

Originally Posted by OldBoy
...Even if you don't have an inkling of interest in chess, this show needs to be seen because it is just so much more than that. Anya Taylor-Joy makes it so much more than that. So much more indeed. She was a wunderkind not only in portraying the wunderkind she did in the show, but a study in amazing acting.
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If anybody saw the Plot Against America and saw Ryder in that they will see she is a mediocre actress or became terrible as she got older.

Joel Edgerton

Kelvin Harrison Jr not a big name but he is building a rep as one of the better young actors around.

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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by OldBoy
why? The Queen’s Gambit was amazing with her, but many more factors involved with that. Maybe Thoroughbreds too, but liked Olivia Cooke more actually. Everything else, well, the other two I’ve seen (The New Mutants, Split) she was ok. Nothing special at all. One great project does not make a great actor imo.
Now you say she was "ok" but in YOUR Queen's Gambit post you said:

Taylor-Joy, the show, the writers, the creators- Scott Frank and Allan Scott to the original book writer- Walter Tevis, simply jaw dropping
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Jennifer Lawrence

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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ
So, how did Brie Larson make your list?
Apart from achieving movie star status with great charisma as Captain Marvel, Larson has demonstrated great acting ability in Room and Short Term 12. Along with amassing (at age 30) a long list of credits in roles that range from comedy to action to drama.

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Re: Best actors in Hollywood (under 50)?

Originally Posted by TomOpus
Now you say she was "ok" but in YOUR Queen's Gambit post you said:
as i said, one great project does not make a great actor. and i said she was ok in the 2 movies i listed.
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Originally Posted by Count Dooku
Apart from achieving movie star status with great charisma as Captain Marvel, Larson has demonstrated great acting ability in Room and Short Term 12. Along with amassing (at age 30) a long list of credits in roles that range from comedy to action to drama.
Short Term 12 is where i discovered her. total blind buy and she blew me away as did the movie, she has been good ever since and i'm not that high on her in the Marvel movies as she was ok at best, but her indie stuff has been stellar.
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