[MA-SOC] Gort (was: Re: Keanu REEVES & Chyushingura)
TRAN, Si Bang
mstchin at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 9 16:36:18 EST 2008
To: Anybody, Everybody And Somebody
Date: 2008 December 9 Tuesday
(was: Re: Keanu REEVES & Chyushingura)
The Silver Surfer is playing Gort.
"They show disdain for the things we love."
--- On Tue, 12/9/08, Mandisa Washington <mandisaw at earthlink.net> wrote:
> From: Mandisa Washington <mandisaw at earthlink.net>
> Subject: Re: [MA-SOC] Keanu REEVES & Chyushingura
> To: "Metro Anime New York City--social list" <ma-nyc-soc at lists.baka.org>
> Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2008, 12:18 PM
> We'll be lucky if they even use 47 people and not 7
> people with 40 CG-"actors". Or take a cue from
> Samurai 7 and Transformers, making most of the ronin giant
> robots. Besides, since when is Keanu half-Asian? If
> anything, I thought he was 1/4 at best - his mom's
> Hawaiian and his dad's Lebanese (maybe there's a
> Japanese maternal grandparent?).
> As for his acting ability, I think the action flicks do him
> a disservice. Check out his roles in smaller movies -
> "The Gift" and "The Watcher" were two of
> my favorites, especially for Keanu-as-villain, and what I
> recall of "The Devil's Advocate" was good,
> although Pacino obviously stole the movie. I mostly dislike
> celebrity-formula romances, but "The Lake House"
> was really good (tho' a bit weepy) and
> thought-provoking, for what was essentially a funky
> time-travel/wormhole romance. I never saw "My Own
> Private Idaho", but I remember my friends & critics
> going ga-ga over it at the time...
> Heck for right now, movie-wise, Keanu's the least of my
> worries as far as this new "Day the Earth Stood
> Still". From the trailers & commercials, it looks
> like a Bruckheimer action flick meets M.Night Shamylan
> one-trick flick. Where the hell is Gort?!
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