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Re: Top 5 Off-putting Actors
« Reply #210 on: April 13, 2017, 11:58:25 AM »
Haven't seen Sheen in anything except Platoon and Wall Street. Do you count those or are you thinking about recent movies?

I have also been fortunate for having been spared Jaden Smith.

Kristen Stewart
They keep on trying to sell her as an irresistible romantic interest and I just cannot. She was best in Sils Maria and even then I found her underwhelming and sometimes bland.

Adam Sandler
I don't think this one needs explanation. Except for PDL. He's good in that.

Hayden Christensen
Rubbish actor, and he made Star Wars that much worse.

Shia Leboeuf
It's mostly because I have only seen him in mediocre stuff, but he's always off-putting.

Steven Seagal
The DVD rental store got a bunch of his movies when I was a teen and he was just so bad so always.

This was a difficult list to come up with. I suppose I like me my actors.

NB: If you Google "shit actors" a bunch of black guys' pictures come up, only one of which I am convinced is an actor. Not cool, Google.
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Re: Top 5 Off-putting Actors
« Reply #211 on: April 13, 2017, 02:14:14 PM »
Haven't seen Sheen in anything except Platoon and Wall Street. Do you count those or are you thinking about recent movies?
Platoon and Wall Street are both in my Essentials, and I watched them both last year for ranking. There was a bit of an "oh boy" to watching him, but I used nostalgia to get past it.

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Re: Top 5 Off-putting Actors
« Reply #212 on: April 13, 2017, 05:38:56 PM »
NB: If you Google "shit actors" a bunch of black guys' pictures come up, only one of which I am convinced is an actor. Not cool, Google.

I had to try this, and the images displayed for me were all white actors, The Rock, Arnie, a 2 other men and 1 woman. Google's algorithms, which I assume are based on location and search history, do very different things for different people.

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Re: Top 5 Off-putting Actors
« Reply #213 on: April 13, 2017, 05:45:42 PM »
Are you looking at image search?
Google search gives me the same as DH, Donald glove Louis CK and some rappers, but scroll down a bit and I get the images which you describe, The Rock (who isn't white) a Photoshop of I guess Christian Bale, some white guy, Arnie and a woman.

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Re: Top 5 Off-putting Actors
« Reply #214 on: April 13, 2017, 05:48:47 PM »
No, I start on web, but the short image list appears near the top of the page. Looks like you got the same image set as me.

My bad on The Rock.

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Re: Top 5 Off-putting Actors
« Reply #215 on: April 13, 2017, 06:45:06 PM »
I was talking about the set of images that appear at the top of a regular web search. I cannot imagine what in my cookies persuaded Google I was looking for, what I assume to be, a group of random rappers.
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Re: Top 5 Off-putting Actors
« Reply #216 on: April 13, 2017, 11:06:21 PM »
Yeah, that's very weird. I've tried Googling other "___ actors" to achieve similar results. "Gun actors" shows actors from the movie Gun and says "Actors > Gun" the way "shit actors" says "Actors > Shit". Others are either just regular results or something like "blade actors" which returns actors from Blade, except the header says "Blade > Cast".

There does not appear to be any production named Shit starring Louis C.K., Scarface and Donald Glover. I wonder if this is some renegade (and perhaps racist) Google employee having a laugh.

edit: "knife actors" has some odd results. Robert Aldrich, presumably for The Big Knife... Bobby Darin, "Mack the Knife" of course.
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Re: Top 5 Off-putting Actors
« Reply #217 on: April 14, 2017, 02:37:06 AM »
My search got a fairly mixed result.

I might remember it all differently tomorrow.

 

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