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    Zellweger saved Cold Mountain.

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    Denzel Washington, Roman J Israel Esq

    Anticipate "Hold My hand".

    Lady Gaga is a genius

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    Zellweger saved Cold Mountain.

    Nope.

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    Gary Oldman in pretty much anything he did.

    Al Pacino in Danny Collins

    Cate Blanchett in Where’d you go, Bernardette?

    Micheal Shannon in Nocturnal Animals

     

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    Diane Lane in Unfaithful.

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    Zellweger saved Cold Mountain.

    How?! She was literally in another movie…

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    How?! She was literally in another movie…

    The movie is almost uninteresting until Ruby Thewes character showed up.

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    Rebecca Hall in Christine.

    The movie is not bad bad bad, but she definitely is the soul that makes it interesting and drives the story with her glorious and pitch perfect performance.

    Jennifer Carpenter in The Exorcism Of Emily Rose.

    A quite typical horror film about an exorcism, but what makes it better than most others is the absolutely amazing performance given by Jennifer Carpenter, one that should be hailed as a classic among horror girls, to me one of the best ever in the genre.

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    I wouldn’t say he saved the movie, but Street Fighter suddenly becomes extremely watchable whenever Raul Julia was onscreen.

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    These probably aren’t first in anyone’s mind but came to mine immediately.
    Alec Baldwin – Miami Blues
    Jean-Claude Van Damme – Cyborg
    Chris Pine – Star Trek
    Chris Pine – This Means War
    Chris Pine – Small Town Saturday Night
    Jean-Claude Van Damme – Hard Target

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    RDJ Iron Man. The movie maybe wasn’t bad but it was utterly mediocre and RDJ elevated it so much it felt like an above average cape****. Which it really wouldn’t be without him.

    That’s pretty standard for Favreau, when he nails casting (The Lion King was a disatser in that department as well as everywhere else). Farrell also saved Elf which would be insufferable without his committed performance.

    Hardy saved Venom with his committed performance. Now that’s a flat out bad movie that Hardy made more fun than it had right to be.

    Lupita in US. That was not a good movie and there will be time when critics who didn’t dare say it was so will admit it wasn’t good. But Lupita was so great she fooled everyone about the rest. Though whole cast did remarkable job, small standouts being Moss and Wright-Joseph.

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    The Lovely Bones was a mess but Ronan and Tucci’s performances were uhhh-mazing.

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    Rebecca Hall in Christine.

    The movie is not bad bad bad, but she definitely is the soul that makes it interesting and drives the story with her glorious and pitch perfect performance.

    Jennifer Carpenter in The Exorcism Of Emily Rose.

    A quite typical horror film about an exorcism, but what makes it better than most others is the absolutely amazing performance given by Jennifer Carpenter, one that should be hailed as a classic among horror girls, to me one of the best ever in the genre.

    Jennifer Carpenter was outstanding in that movie She should’ve got more recognition for this performance Even an Oscar nomination

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