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« on: November 23, 2003, 04:33:54 PM »
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I always get nervous when I start new threads; fear of redirect and lack of interest hangs over my head. Oh well, here goes:

I have always liked Greg Kinnear's supporting roles. He was awesome in 'As Good As It Gets' and 'Nurse Betty.'  I just saw a preview for the new Farrelly brothers film 'Stuck on You.'  I think it could be very funny, and finally he has the lead role, which he shares with Matt Damon.  I think he has a lot more to offer as his career progresses. I just thought he deserves some recognition.

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« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2003, 04:43:54 PM »
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No need to be nervous about new threads!

I agree that Kinnear was dandy in Nurse Betty. Just a great performance.

Liked him in Mystery Men, too...

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« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2003, 04:44:05 PM »
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I like him a lot too. Auto Focus was probably his best and most unlikeable performance of them all.
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« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2003, 04:45:44 PM »
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I like him a lot too. Auto Focus was probably his best and most unlikeable performance of them all.


Completely agreed. I never thought he was anything that special until that film.
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« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2003, 05:50:12 PM »
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I liked him in As Good As It Gets and Nurse Betty. Roles that really made Kinnear's charm shine. Auto Focus was a role that he was born to play and it really proved his range as an actor. Since AF, I've looked forward to his projects.

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« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2003, 12:18:10 PM »
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he looks like William H Macy's cooler brother.

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« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2003, 01:01:20 PM »
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he looks like William H Macy's cooler brother.


Well, I think Macy is cool enough, but yeah, Kinnear is great. I think his greatest performances were all mentioned: As Good As It Gets, Nurse Betty and Auto Focus (a film I need to see again). Oh, and also agree with Find Your Magali about Mystery Men, an underrated as fuck movie which made me laugh soooooooo much (and talk about Macy beeing cool  :wink:  )
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« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2003, 03:03:01 PM »
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he looks like William H Macy's cooler brother.


Yes, I actually think he is quite good-looking. Macy has "character," but Kinnear has charm... :-)

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"Lacan stressed more and more in his work the power and organizing principle of the symbolic, understood as the networks, social, cultural, and linguistic, into which a child is born. These precede the birth of a child, which is why Lacan can say that language is there from before the actual moment of birth. It is there in the social structures which are at play in the family and, of course, in the ideals, goals, and histories of the parents. This world of language can hardly be grasped by the newborn and yet it will act on the whole of the child's existence."

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« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2003, 03:14:30 PM »
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Kinnear's little improv/slip of the tongue of "Thank you" and "You're welcome" in "You've Got Mail" always makes me laugh.

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« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2003, 03:23:08 PM »
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I like him a lot too. Auto Focus was probably his best and most unlikeable performance of them all.


Completely agreed. I never thought he was anything that special until that film.


Doubly agreed.
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« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2003, 03:36:18 PM »
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Quote from: molly
he looks like William H Macy's cooler brother.


Yes, I actually think he is quite good-looking. Macy has "character," but Kinnear has charm... :-)

Anyone ever catch him on Talk Soup years ago? From humble beginnings...


I did, though very very few episodes, he was funny, actually I really liked that show although I saw it mostly with Henson as host which was so fucking funny, kind of like Conan, does anybody remembers when Henson made his tribute to SK when he passed away? Anyway, it was a parody of FMJ called Full Metal Intern, it was hilarious, I got it on tape.  :-D

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« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2003, 03:52:03 PM »
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Yeah I always though he had to get a leading role and I was happy when I saw the first trailer for this movie with Matt Damon, which by the way looks like its hilarious... I look forward to see it

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« Reply #12 on: November 24, 2003, 06:54:53 PM »
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He was great in Loser.

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« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2003, 02:29:44 AM »
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Yeah he did kick ass in 'Loser'. Actually, I cant think of anything I havent liked him in. He seems to be playing a lot of 'prick' roles to rundown his sweet & fragile 'As Good As It Gets' image though. Which is funny cause he plays both off wonderfully.
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« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2003, 02:37:55 AM »
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He was great in Loser.


yeah I hated how annoying he was... stupid proffesor... he did it very well

 

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