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What Movie MUST Be Made? (Starring George)

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Post by PigLove on Mon Dec 20 2010, 02:00

I can't figure out how to do a poll (help!), but I would LOVE for GTC to make something charming. Maybe a remake of a classic oldie, like "The Thin Man" (with Sandy Bullocks as his Nora Charles) or "Libeled Lady?" (I'm obsessing over Powell and Loy lately.)

Or something period? I loved the ideas behind Leatherheads, but it just didn't come together right. Maybe a sweeping epic kind of thing, romantic, set in the 30s (50s?)?

Where-oh-where is the next "Out of Sight?" What could it be? Thoughts?

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Post by melbert on Mon Dec 20 2010, 02:46

PigLove, I'd love to see George do a period piece. 30's - 50's would be good for him cuz' he's got "that look". Don't think back to the knights and kings, etc would be good for him. I don't think he could pull off Troy like Brad did. I did like Intolerable Cruelty and One Fine Day, but the current rom-coms just don't do it for me, and I don't see him pulling those off. I loved Oh Brother, even the unkempt George. I can't think of a movie from that long ago era right now that I'd like to see him remake, but great post PigLove! I love you

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Post by Merlin on Mon Dec 20 2010, 07:11

I'd like to see him in a detective type movie....Frank Sinatra - Tony Rome type.

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Post by Guest on Mon Dec 20 2010, 12:21

He'd be perfect as The Thin Man. Make it so, PigLove!

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Post by Lighterside on Mon Dec 20 2010, 15:03

Those would ALL be wonderful choices for George but they would also be colossal flops and he's had enough of those already.

What passes for good films these days is abominable and cute, well put together films don't work anymore in this day and age. Unless you have overcompensated for a lacking script with CGI or you have loads of vamps and wolves you're essentially sunk at the box office these days. Leatherheads was really a cute movie and would have done well in the 60's or 70's but an abysmal failure in this century. Great topic though!

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Post by Ana on Mon Dec 20 2010, 22:09

Lighterside, I agree, very well spoken. Movies George are great. santa

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Post by PigLove on Mon Dec 20 2010, 22:20

I feel you, Lighterside, and I hardly go to the movies anymore because of that.

So how 'bout this: A "MEGA-MOVIE!" That's what Matthew Weiner (creator of Mad Men) calls the short-season TV shows that are cropping up on AMC, HBO, Syfy, and Showtime. The BBC does this all the time, right? Sort of like a mini-series--a six-episode, standalone arc that takes the time to develop characters and unfold a really great story.

Maybe GTC needs to return to TV in that way. (I feel like he'd never do it, though.) It's honestly where the best storytelling (and juicy roles) are right now.

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Post by Dexterdidit on Tue Dec 21 2010, 00:30

I doubt George would return to tv. But I would love to see him in a cool detective role. Movies just dont seem to be as well written these days at least the ones the studios keep churning out. How many Hangover movies are there going to be? I love comedy but not that sort. What happened to smart funny? George plays a great rogue but not with Renee Z I just didn't like that pairing. He does seem to play well of Julia Roberts though.

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Post by Katiedot on Tue Dec 21 2010, 02:16

There are great films being made, but unless you live in a big city that shows the indie films rather than just the blockbusters, you're stuck with having to watch them on DVD.

I think the real problem is George's limitations as an actor. He's good but he doesn't have tremendous range and does't seem to want to let go. I'd like to see him play another 'bad ass' role like he did in From Dusk Till Dawn which was the only time we really saw another side to his acting. He seems so caught up in always wanting to be loved by the audience that he just can't play any role that doesn't show him as ultimately a lovable softy.

An action film would be good although I guess he's getting too old for all that running around now.

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Post by melbert on Tue Dec 21 2010, 02:25

You kicked it again Katie. He wants to show us he has flaws, but he wants us to wrap him up in a big hug. As a badass in FDTD, there was a little bit of a soft side that came out, ever so slight, but in about everything else, he just wants us to love him.

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Post by sisieq on Tue Dec 21 2010, 05:58

Lighterside wrote:Those would ALL be wonderful choices for George but they would also be colossal flops and he's had enough of those already.

What passes for good films these days is abominable and cute, well put together films don't work anymore in this day and age.
I agree. The average, American movie-going public doesn't seem to have the patience for a well put-together script. And, sadly, remakes have been horrible these last few years.

Unless you have overcompensated for a lacking script with CGI
And, I'm adding what I call just "stupid films" - I guess you can call them sophomoric-type. I could never understand how these make so much money. But, on a message board somewhere a lawyer posted that he was guilty of paying money for some of these movies. He said that his profession was tough (I think he was a trial lawyer) that sometimes one just needs a release and want to watch something that you can just sit back and not think. That made sense, however, he's a mature adult. There are way too many older teenagers and young adults that think these types of movies are the norm and sadly, how one acts in life. IMHO

I've met/meet some really great teens/young adults, but most are really scary that I wonder if this is how they were raised. Crying or Very sad

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Re: What Movie MUST Be Made? (Starring George)

Post by sisieq on Tue Dec 21 2010, 06:21

Maybe because I enjoyed Michael Clayton so much, I think George will make a good presidential candidate in Ides of March and a movie where he would be a lawyer. He was/is interested in playing the lawyer for the limo driver in the 9/11/GITMO movie. Sorry, forget the title.

Whether I agree/disagree with the premise of the movie, if its well put together, its one I enjoy with/without George. But, if its a modern-day left wing-type movie, the average movie goer won't pay to see it.

As an example - I really enjoyed Don Cheadle's movie in 2008 The Traitor. I enjoy fast-paced, plot-twisting movies like that. It didn't do well at the theaters.

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Re: What Movie MUST Be Made? (Starring George)

Post by PigLove on Tue Dec 21 2010, 19:14

sisieq, you are a better person than me, because I want a SMOOCHY movie. Something romantic, at least charming. Something to bring on the tingle. We need at least one more glimpse of Swooney Clooney before he becomes Mr. Serious Director all the time.

katiedot -- you're right. He's put himself into a bit of a box. I also think he doesn't like to work outside his comfort zone of familiar filmmakers--people he knows he can get along with (no more David O. Russell types). Sometimes the difficult people can bring out great performances. Or at least DIFFERENT performances. It's like his personal life-- he needs to write a new story. Mix it up a little. You're also right that bad boys can be tingly too (hello Idris Elba in WIRED). What kind of badass can he play?

I'm excited for Gravity, because I want to see how he works with Bullock(s). I hope at least he gets to look dreamy and wear sweaters or a sexy pair of coveralls or something. (I have a strange affection for the rubber pants he wore in Perfect Storm.) -- piggie

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Post by Guest on Sat Dec 25 2010, 17:00

I think the real problem is George's limitations as an actor. He's good but he doesn't have tremendous range and does't seem to want to let go. I'd like to see him play another 'bad ass' role like he did in From Dusk Till Dawn which was the only time we really saw another side to his acting. He seems so caught up in always wanting to be loved by the audience that he just can't play any role that doesn't show him as ultimately a lovable softy.

I could use more tattoos.

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Post by melbert on Sat Dec 25 2010, 17:12

I wouldn't want to see him with permanent tattoos (not really the image I have of him), but when he has had tattoos in a film, WOW!

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Post by Katiedot on Thu Mar 24 2011, 21:18

I'd like to see him play a baddie for a change. It's been way too long since From Dusk Till Dawn.

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Post by melbert on Fri Mar 25 2011, 01:00

I agree Katie. Not a goody bad guy, but a real badass!!!! With action and lots of words (so we can hear his voice), not like The American.

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Post by Tigerina on Fri Mar 25 2011, 02:40

I think George should do a movie about a big time Hollywood star with lots of ego and spoiled rotten, getting whatever he wants. The plot is he falls in love with a small town gal he meets through an equally famous peer. They become competeive for her attention and approval as the two Hollywood ego's collide. Forced to work together as a studio demand, it becomes a challenge to see who can out shine one another as they create pranks to one another to steal the lime light and most of all gain the small town girls affection.He would for sure be in his own element and I think it would be hilarious and suspenceful and romantic all rolled into one. Laughing

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Post by fluffy on Fri Mar 25 2011, 08:54

I think Gee is best suited to comedy although I would like to have seen in a cowboy movie. The Cohen's I thought might have included him, Gee can do rough 'n ready, and in most of his films, he does tend to be a bit grimey/sweaty (not a bad thing!), so maybe a comedy cowboy?

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Post by bellybaby on Fri Mar 25 2011, 12:14

I agree with Katie....I'd like to see him really let go and be a badass - do something Tarantino. Be the SOB at the end of the movie that you want to see "get his". Some kind of fool that uses random strippers, or waitresses - oh wait, he's done that - ok, so anyway, shake the public image up a little, and give people something to think about. Gunslinger

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Post by Atalante on Fri Mar 25 2011, 15:38

Tigerina wrote:I think George should do a movie about a big time Hollywood star with lots of ego and spoiled rotten, getting whatever he wants. The plot is he falls in love with a small town gal he meets through an equally famous peer. They become competeive for her attention and approval as the two Hollywood ego's collide. Forced to work together as a studio demand, it becomes a challenge to see who can out shine one another as they create pranks to one another to steal the lime light and most of all gain the small town girls affection.He would for sure be in his own element and I think it would be hilarious and suspenceful and romantic all rolled into one. Laughing

George on a ... horse, a real horse ??? geek

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Post by bunny on Fri Mar 25 2011, 22:19

[quote="PigLove"]I can't figure out how to do a poll (help!), but I would LOVE for GTC to make something charming. Maybe a remake of a classic oldie, like "The Thin Man" (with Sandy Bullocks as his Nora Charles) or "Libeled Lady?" (I'm obsessing over Powell and Loy lately.)

I completely agree with you PigLove - that would make a great movie.
If Sandy cant do the movie Cate Blanchet would be another option as nora.

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Post by Merlin on Sat Mar 26 2011, 08:42

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Should There Be Another Dick Tracy Movie? And Who Should Play Him?

Warren Beatty has won a legal victory against Tribune Entertainment, according to The Chicago Tribune: "Beatty, who acquired rights to the character from Tribune Co.'s Tribune Media Services in 1985 and made the 1990 movie Dick Tracy starring himself and Madonna, filed suit in Los Angeles federal court in 2008 after Tribune Co.'s Tribune Media Services said those rights had reverted back to it." The court upheld Beatty's claim that he met his legal obligations to hold onto the screen rights to the classic comic strip detective.

It's been 21 years since he was last on the silver screen. First, do you think we actually need another Dick Tracy movie (that's assuming one might ever actually get made)? And, if so, who should take over the role from the 74-year-old Beatty? Sound off in the Comments below. Here are my casting picks:

Jon Hamm: The Mad Men star's simply ideal for the role.

George Clooney: Stop blaming Batman & Robin all on him. That was a team-wide failure. Give the Oscar winner another crack at comic book movies with this character.

Aaron Eckhart: The Dark Knight thesp has the look and chops for it.

Clive Owen: This Brit earned his Noir comic book movie cred on Sin City. He'd be good for this, too.

Ben Affleck: Like Clooney and Batman, this ex-Daredevil might make for a better Dick Tracy instead. And like Beatty and Clooney, Affleck could also direct the movie as well.

Bruce Willis: He's got Tracy's profile, and he can do the tough guy, old school thing in his sleep by now. But could you buy John McClane in a yellow fedora and trench coat?

Kiefer Sutherland: Jack Bauer would make for one badass Dick Tracy. And he'd kill you six ways from Sunday if you made one joke about his choice of attire.

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Post by melbert on Sat Mar 26 2011, 16:33

Never got in to the Dick Tracy thing, especially since I don't care for Warren Beatty. So, since I didn't see that version, I can't say if George would be good in it. I can see George as a badass detective in something though. And maybe from that era. The way that man wears a suit...

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Post by Tigerina on Sat Mar 26 2011, 21:37

sorry but that is "boring" on George.

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Post by melbert on Sat Mar 26 2011, 23:43

Why do you say boring Tigerina? Just curious...

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Post by Tigerina on Sun Mar 27 2011, 00:48

Dick Tracy?? It just sounds boring to me.

George needs to step outside of his comfort zone and really do something profound.He doesn't need to do remake movies, all that does is put him in someone elses shadow.. He needs to find a character that is the opposite of the man he is. Step outside the box.like a conservative politician who is committed to uniting the two parties with his God given charisma. If he should use any part of the man he is, that would be it. That is why Danny Ocean worked so well on him, he used his charisma in that role. JMO

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Post by playfuldeb on Sun Mar 27 2011, 02:05

I agree with Tigerina about no Dick Tracy and stepping outside the box. I like the period pieces 30-50s and I like the bada$$ dark side suggestions.

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Post by melbert on Sun Mar 27 2011, 02:14

Gottcha Tigerina! I agree totally!

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Post by Tigerina on Sun Mar 27 2011, 02:16

Wink

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