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Author Topic: Brit Actors  (Read 278 times)

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« on: May 15, 2018, 07:55:02 AM »
He's one of the more truly gifted American actors, with a kind of British distinction.


Luce, you are so correct.  I think I could list the great American actors on the back of a stamp.


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« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2018, 03:45:48 PM »
He's one of the more truly gifted American actors, with a kind of British distinction.


Luce, you are so correct.  I think I could list the great American actors on the back of a stamp.

LOL Aren't you exagerating just a tiny bit?
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« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2018, 06:06:21 PM »
Well, if I write small, I can fit - Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling and Mark Wahlberg on it.  Now, if I had a bigger stamp.... umm::

I'm saying GREAT, not good.

Now if we talk about the UK'ers, I need a newspaper page.


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« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2018, 03:31:56 AM »
Now if we talk about the UK'ers, I need a newspaper page.

Who would you put on it?

RA, of course. Colin Firth, Rupert Penry-Jones, but those guys are the older generation. Yes, Richard, too.

The younger ones, now these I'm curious about.
Which ones do you favour?
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« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2018, 08:41:42 AM »
Now if we talk about the UK'ers, I need a newspaper page.

Who would you put on it?

RA, of course. Colin Firth, Rupert Penry-Jones, but those guys are the older generation. Yes, Richard, too.

The younger ones, now these I'm curious about.
Which ones do you favour?

Just to be clear, the above American actors were not necessarily younger.  I was making no distinction except, currently living.

With that, younger Brits - WHERE TO START

Richard Madden



Prince Charming - Cinderella





Robb Stark - Game of Thrones





Medici - Cosimo de' Medici






The Promise - Freidrich Zeitz  (I've bought this and keep it handy as I think it's a beautiful romantic film) (swoon)







Luce, there shall be others.

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« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2018, 08:58:42 AM »
He's a really great actor as well as being ridiculously handsome. My favourite of his films is actually Sunshine, a Danny Boyle film. It's sort of sci-fi, then turns into a psychological thriller with a bit of horror

I'll have to find that one.

It also stars Cillian Murphy if that makes it more interesting!  :369:

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« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2018, 03:00:35 PM »
Yes, that would be quite nice, DCM.

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« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2018, 07:39:53 AM »
Now, Luce, I find not all are Brits but at least non-American, but of great interest to me. I judge that by knowing I would watch a film just because that person was in it. That's sort of the bottom line for me.

Matthias Shoenaerts  (Antwerp Belgium)





Haven't found this film yet, but like the eye candy.



A Little Chaos



Suite Francaise



Far From the Madding Crowd






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« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2018, 03:21:49 PM »
Genie, Genie, if you hadn't fixed my attention on Matthias, I wouldn't have spotted him.
 :fav255: We, Belgians, are so ignorant about our own!

I knew his dad, Julien, who was one of our best acyors on stage ever!
I didn't know Matthias!

My grandson, Nele's youngest, is named after him, or so she tells me.

He's gorgeous, I give you that.

Our Belgian actors have got fantastic training, all of them, at the Teirlinck Institute in Antwerp. It's very famous and you need to pass several exams to get in.

I read somewhere that Matthias was one of their exeptionals!
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« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2018, 03:32:54 PM »
And he can play a good American accent, too.


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Re: Brit Actors
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2018, 03:35:58 PM »
I could almost stick in here, Kit Harington, but I think his exceptional acting has to mature just a tad more.


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« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2018, 03:51:39 PM »
Matthew Goode






DOWNTON ABBEY



THE CROWN



THE IMITATION GAME



DEATH COMES TO PEMBERLY



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« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2018, 04:06:23 PM »
EDWARD HOLCROFT





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WOLF HALL



LONDON SPY  - fabulous series



ALIAS GRACE


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« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2018, 03:15:11 AM »
I could almost stick in here, Kit Harington, but I think his exceptional acting has to mature just a tad more.
I only saw him in Gunpowder and agree with your opinion that he's still too immature.
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