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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #110 on: December 18, 2010, 02:53:35 PM »
100. Gong Li in Miami Vice (Michael Mann, 2006)
What other performances of hers have you seen? Do you really think this is her best? Really truly?
Oops :D. I've seen her in a bunch of other films and I do think I like her better in Raise the Red Lantern :). But this is the movie on my top 100 and wanted to support the cabal :P.

99. Emma Thompson in The Remains of the Day (James Ivory, 1993)
Hmm, I always thought the film belonged to Hopkins.
I should've had both of them on my list really :-\.

Oh, and I find Lancaster in The Leopard a really odd choice ... just because I remember being really distracted by the dubbing. Or something.

I've seen it in both languages which helps perhaps. I love the performance but could've also voted for his performance in The Swimmer.

Way excited about you watching All that Heaven Allows and Ali: Fear Eats the Soul.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #111 on: December 18, 2010, 03:07:14 PM »
Oh, and I find Lancaster in The Leopard a really odd choice ... just because I remember being really distracted by the dubbing. Or something.
I've seen it in both languages which helps perhaps. I love the performance but could've also voted for his performance in The Swimmer.
Okay, if it was a choice between The Leopard and The Swimmer, I'm deinitely glad you went with the former. Everything about The Swimmer seemed laughably bad to me.  Or maybe David and Lisa and Last Summer just set the bar too high for the Perrys.

I wanted to put Lancaster's performance in The Train on my list, but I ran out of room.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #112 on: December 18, 2010, 03:11:23 PM »
A Google search for "Lancaster's best performance" brings up a lot of hits for Elmer Gantry, a few for Sweet Smell of Success, The Swimmer, Atlantic City, Seven Days in May, Twilight's Last Gleaming (wha?), From Here to Eternity ... I guess we're both in the minority.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #113 on: December 18, 2010, 04:32:04 PM »
There is so much in Lancaster's eyes and face in that shot. Wow.

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #114 on: December 18, 2010, 08:09:12 PM »
Very glad to see that you sent a list in, w@w, and that we have some performances in common.  Great shot choices.
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #115 on: December 19, 2010, 02:44:19 AM »
Great stuff, pix and worm. Consider yourselves still trusted.  :)
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #116 on: December 20, 2010, 10:07:53 AM »
What's your favorite Cary Grant performance, worm?

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #117 on: December 20, 2010, 03:46:11 PM »
What's your favorite Cary Grant performance, worm?

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Probably Notorious :).

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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #118 on: December 20, 2010, 04:06:08 PM »
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Re: Filmspotters' Top 100 Performances: Your Lists
« Reply #119 on: December 23, 2010, 10:17:00 PM »
Just checked out pix and worm's lists, both of which I liked very much.