Prof. Wagstaff wrote:I've got a sawbuck that says in 10-15 years, most everyone will have forgotten it completely.rrnate wrote:I thought Prometheus was really great and is pretty underrated right now - I'm quite positive that in 10-15 years, it'll have the rep it deserves.
Hmm - can we make a 10-year bet?
Prof. Wagstaff wrote:[Hell, yes! Goggins would've been great. And as it was, he was mostly wasted (which is particularly strange, as it is my understanding that his role was originally two characters which were combined when other actors dropped out. So there were originally two characters with little to do and almost no screen time?)rrnate wrote:I thought Leo was fine in it, but the part was a good part - an actually good actor (certainly Welles, but any good Character actor - I would have killed to see Walter Goggins in this part instead) would have made it a very memorable role.
Yeah - at least Goggins got to have one hell of a death scene, but when I heard he was in it, I definitely thought he'd have more of a role. Tarantino also kinda wasted Don Johnson (not that he's all that amazing, but that could have been anyone), MC Gainey, Zoe Bell...it was a little overstuffed.
[/quote]Prof. Wagstaff wrote:[I really didn't like The Master. And the more I reflected on it, the less I liked it. Some good performances, to be sure, but boring as all get-out, and I don't think it amounted to much of anything. You'll have to explain to me what you think I'm missing some time.rrnate wrote:Probably the most memorable theater experience I had this year (outside of the WI Film Fest) was seeing The Master, which I really liked a lot.
I'd definitely agree that at times it's boring, but it just really stuck with me. I'd rate it under There Will Be Blood (which I loved) but higher than anything else by Anderson (I don't like Magnolia, think Boogie Nights is overrated). The script feels like it's about 2 pages long, but the acting and the visuals are so compelling, it just felt like a really amazing cinematic experience.