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Old 02-04-08, 02:11 PM
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why is Heath Ledger getting a 2nd 15-Minutes and Brad Renfro is not?

I mean, is someone from the Heath Ledger camp paying for all the death publicity, while the people from Brad Renfro's camp could care less about a Second Coming?

I mean, its all over Access Hollywood and those types of shows; its all over every entertainment magazine cover and tabloid wipe-rags.

Is it because nobody is certain how Heath Ledger lived (and died), while everyone knew how Brad Renfro lived (and died) - heroin, baby, yeah!

I mean, I just don't get it. Maybe its because Heath Ledger was in Brokeback Mountain and Brad Renfro wasn't. Could be as simple as that.
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There's already a thread about this somewhere, but Ledger was a lot bigger actor than Renfo even before they both died. A lot bigger. Renfo probably wouldn't have been allowed to read for The Joker if he had Ari Gold for an agent.
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Brad Who?
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Originally Posted by Buttmunker
I mean, is someone from the Heath Ledger camp paying for all the death publicity, while the people from Brad Renfro's camp could care less about a Second Coming?

I mean, its all over Access Hollywood and those types of shows; its all over every entertainment magazine cover and tabloid wipe-rags.

Is it because nobody is certain how Heath Ledger lived (and died), while everyone knew how Brad Renfro lived (and died) - heroin, baby, yeah!

I mean, I just don't get it. Maybe its because Heath Ledger was in Brokeback Mountain and Brad Renfro wasn't. Could be as simple as that.
Yes.
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Originally Posted by Groucho
There's already a thread about this somewhere, but Ledger was a lot bigger actor than Renfo even before they both died. A lot bigger. Renfo probably wouldn't have been allowed to read for The Joker if he had Ari Gold for an agent.
'Zackly. Ledger was a legitimate star with proven chops and a bucketful of awards nominations and industry cred. Renfro was an "almost was" who just didn't have what it took to carry a film consistently.
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because Renfro hasn't been famous since he was 11
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[Eric Cartman to Brad Renfro]Where's YOUR Oscar nomination?[/]
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Originally Posted by DVD Josh
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Not always, but in this case I stand firm on my opinion that Heath Ledger was a bigger star than Brad Renfro.
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Brad Who?
Exactly.
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Exactly. Ledger was a respected actor who starred in award-winning movies. Renfro was some guy I'd never heard of until I saw a thread here about his death.
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Ledger's first was slightly longer than 15 minutes, wasn't it?
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Originally Posted by Groucho
Not always, but in this case I stand firm on my opinion that Heath Ledger was a bigger star than Brad Renfro.
I was directing to the OP.
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why is Heath Ledger getting a 2nd 15-Minutes and Brad Renfro is not?

Because people make a new thread about it every few days?
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I don't think Heath's first 15 minutes had even come close to ending yet (he might have been poised to become a bigger star) whereas Brad Renfro's 15 minutes was up a long time ago.
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Originally Posted by wendersfan
Exactly. Ledger was a respected actor who starred in award-winning movies. Renfro was some guy I'd never heard of until I saw a thread here about his death.
Same here.
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i still have no idea who brad renfro was
dont really care to find out
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Why is this so hard to understand?
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Originally Posted by Groucho
There's already a thread about this somewhere, but Ledger was a lot bigger actor than Renfo even before they both died. A lot bigger. Renfo probably wouldn't have been allowed to read for The Joker if he had Ari Gold for an agent.
I imagine this is a funny post if I knew who any of the people mentioned were. So, because I expect that it is funny, being from Grouch....

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It's just like when Jonathan Brandis died. He hadn't been (sort of) famous for years, while Ledger was currently very famous.
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Originally Posted by wendersfan
Exactly. Ledger was a respected actor who starred in award-winning movies. Renfro was some guy I'd never heard of until I saw a thread here about his death.
I'm in the same boat.
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Because people keep making threads about Ledger?
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Because he fucked Matt Damon.
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3 words: Life isn't fair
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One was a good actor; the other wasn't.

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