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2012-08-29 09:30:28 AM
No no no no no no no no
 
2012-08-29 10:30:02 AM

syrynxx: No no no no no no no no

 
2012-08-29 10:32:35 AM
they should remake the godfather with him playing every character, he even kind of looks like young clemenza
 
2012-08-29 10:38:26 AM
Where's Lebeouf?

/When did he start acting?
 
2012-08-29 11:53:44 AM
FTA: One thing he won't be doing will be revealing his genitals in Nymphomanica, with Von Trier using body doubles.

I thought he said he was having "Real sex" in the Von Trier film? Why would he be having real sex in a scene where nothing is shown? Sounds like someone is shya.
 
2012-08-29 12:03:16 PM
Look, I give the kid credit. I really do.

Think about it: Most child stars get thrown out with the bathwater once they hit puberty, but he managed to hang on, and crack through. And after he realized that doing the big, stupid, Michael Bay-brand action crap he was being spoon-fed was no way to go, he made the conscious choice to do smaller, more interesting stuff where he actually got to stretch a little, and challenge himself. And now he's going a step further by emulating the people he looks up to.

Is he my favorite actor? No. Did he take a nice big dump on the "Indiana Jones" series? Yeah (but, to be fair, he shares a pretty small portion of the blame for that). Regardless...He seems to be making some pretty respectable choices as he matures, and passing up big, easy paychecks to do stuff he feels good about. And I have a really hard time dinging him for that.
 
2012-08-29 12:07:02 PM
I've worked with actors and "method" actors are even more obnoxious than regular actors. But hey, some of them make more than I do, especially this clown who, I thought (wait for the flames) wasn't bad in the Indy movie.

/ow, fark, that hurt
 
2012-08-29 12:29:15 PM
Did he immerse himself in wood?
 
2012-08-29 12:31:51 PM
You're walking in the woods.
There's no one around,
And your phone is dead.
Out of the corner of your eye you spot him,
Shia Labeouf.

He's following you
About 30 feet back.
He gets down on all fours and breaks into a sprint.
He's gaining on you.
Shia Labeouf.

You're looking for your car,
But you're all turned around.
He's almost upon you now
And you can see there's blood on his face!
My god, there's blood everywhere!

Running for your life
(From Shia Labeouf.)
He's brandishing a knife.
(It's Shia Labeouf.)
Lurking in the shadows
Hollywood superstar Shia Labeouf.
Living in the woods,
(Shia Labeouf.)
Killing for sport,
(Shia Labeouf.)
Eating all the bodies
Actual, cannibal Shia Labeouf.

Now it's dark and you seem to have lost him,
But you're hopelessly lost yourself.
Stranded with a murderer,
You creep silently through the underbrush.
Ah-Ha! In the distance,
A small cottage with a light on.
Hope!
You move stealthily toward it,
But your leg! AH! It's caught in a bear trap!

Gnawing of your leg,
(Quiet, quiet.)
Limping toward the cottage,
(Quiet, quiet.)
Now you're on the doorstep,
Sitting inside, Shia Labeouf.
Sharpening an ax,
(Shia Labeouf.)
But he doesn't hear you enter,
(Shia Labeouf.)
You're sneaking up behind him.
Strangling superstar Shia Labeouf.
Fighting for your life with Shia Labeouf,
Wrestling a knife from Shia Labeouf,
Stab it in his kidney.
Safe at last from Shia Labeouf.

You limp into the dark woods,
Blood oozing from your stump leg.
But you have won.
You have beaten Shia Labeouf.
 
2012-08-29 12:33:36 PM

Mugato: I've worked with actors and "method" actors are even more obnoxious than regular actors. But hey, some of them make more than I do, especially this clown who, I thought (wait for the flames) wasn't bad in the Indy movie.

/ow, fark, that hurt


Hey, I enjoyed the first Transformers movie, because of him. Not ashamed to admit it too...he was the only bright spot in the whole film, apart from Megan Fox's cleavage shots.
 
2012-08-29 01:16:43 PM

MaxxLarge: Look, I give the kid credit. I really do.

Think about it: Most child stars get thrown out with the bathwater once they hit puberty, but he managed to hang on, and crack through. And after he realized that doing the big, stupid, Michael Bay-brand action crap he was being spoon-fed was no way to go, he made the conscious choice to do smaller, more interesting stuff where he actually got to stretch a little, and challenge himself. And now he's going a step further by emulating the people he looks up to.

Is he my favorite actor? No. Did he take a nice big dump on the "Indiana Jones" series? Yeah (but, to be fair, he shares a pretty small portion of the blame for that). Regardless...He seems to be making some pretty respectable choices as he matures, and passing up big, easy paychecks to do stuff he feels good about. And I have a really hard time dinging him for that.


This pretty much sums up my views on this with the exception of:

Oh, lawdy, lawdy no! That poor boy dropped a hit of acid and drank some moonshine? He's ruined the rest of his life for sure now!

/ferfuxake
 
2012-08-29 01:35:46 PM
Seriously. How else would he get butts in the seats without giant robots?
 
2012-08-29 01:36:07 PM

the_sidewinder: You're walking in the woods.
There's no one around,
And your phone is dead.
Out of the corner of your eye you spot him,
Shia Labeouf.

He's following you
About 30 feet back.
He gets down on all fours and breaks into a sprint.
He's gaining on you.
Shia Labeouf.

You're looking for your car,
But you're all turned around.
He's almost upon you now
And you can see there's blood on his face!
My god, there's blood everywhere!

Running for your life
(From Shia Labeouf.)
He's brandishing a knife.
(It's Shia Labeouf.)
Lurking in the shadows
Hollywood superstar Shia Labeouf.
Living in the woods,
(Shia Labeouf.)
Killing for sport,
(Shia Labeouf.)
Eating all the bodies
Actual, cannibal Shia Labeouf.

Now it's dark and you seem to have lost him,
But you're hopelessly lost yourself.
Stranded with a murderer,
You creep silently through the underbrush.
Ah-Ha! In the distance,
A small cottage with a light on.
Hope!
You move stealthily toward it,
But your leg! AH! It's caught in a bear trap!

Gnawing of your leg,
(Quiet, quiet.)
Limping toward the cottage,
(Quiet, quiet.)
Now you're on the doorstep,
Sitting inside, Shia Labeouf.
Sharpening an ax,
(Shia Labeouf.)
But he doesn't hear you enter,
(Shia Labeouf.)
You're sneaking up behind him.
Strangling superstar Shia Labeouf.
Fighting for your life with Shia Labeouf,
Wrestling a knife from Shia Labeouf,
Stab it in his kidney.
Safe at last from Shia Labeouf.

You limp into the dark woods,
Blood oozing from your stump leg.
But you have won.
You have beaten Shia Labeouf.


Stopped in for this. Thanks.
 
2012-08-29 01:37:28 PM

r1chard3: Seriously. How else would he get butts in the seats without giant robots?


Fifty shades of Sasha Grey?.
 
2012-08-29 01:37:29 PM
If you try to method act without talent, you'll just end up Nic Cage-ing all over the place.
 
2012-08-29 01:38:04 PM

MaxxLarge: Look, I give the kid credit. I really do.

Think about it: Most child stars get thrown out with the bathwater once they hit puberty, but he managed to hang on, and crack through. And after he realized that doing the big, stupid, Michael Bay-brand action crap he was being spoon-fed was no way to go, he made the conscious choice to do smaller, more interesting stuff where he actually got to stretch a little, and challenge himself. And now he's going a step further by emulating the people he looks up to.

Is he my favorite actor? No. Did he take a nice big dump on the "Indiana Jones" series? Yeah (but, to be fair, he shares a pretty small portion of the blame for that). Regardless...He seems to be making some pretty respectable choices as he matures, and passing up big, easy paychecks to do stuff he feels good about. And I have a really hard time dinging him for that.


I never thought of it that way.
 
2012-08-29 01:44:05 PM

CygnusDarius: r1chard3: Seriously. How else would he get butts in the seats without giant robots?

Fifty shades of Sasha Grey?.


shutupandtakemymoney.jpg
 
2012-08-29 01:45:12 PM
Oh yay, here we go with contactmusic again.
 
2012-08-29 01:49:14 PM
Your're young, rich, and famous. Why would you date a frumpy asian woman?
 
2012-08-29 01:51:41 PM

Great Odins Raven: Your're young, rich, and famous. Why would you date a frumpy asian woman?


She may not feel frumpy on the inside.
 
2012-08-29 01:54:25 PM
Anybody else notice the correlation between the increase in roles for Joseph Gordon Levitt and the decrease in roles for Shia LaBeouf? It seems like JGL is getting the roles that LaBeef used to get.

/imokaywiththis.jpg
 
2012-08-29 01:55:54 PM
www.mediamarketjournal.com 
img.bhs4.com
 
2012-08-29 01:56:11 PM
Dude seems like a nice enough guy and is genuinely trying, but he's just not a very good actor.

He must be really easy for directors to work with if he's still getting work, since I'm pretty sure my opinion isn't unique here.
 
2012-08-29 01:56:44 PM

MaxxLarge: Look, I give the kid credit. I really do.


I do as well, but it gets a bit annoying since he's been chirping a lot about how "selective" his new roles will be, how "serious" he's going to take his craft, and how "method and real" he's going to be while doing it.

After awhile, that's just noise. I've already given you a pat on the back for your new career outlook. It's now up to the viewing public to actually see you in your new roles, and determine from there.
 
2012-08-29 01:57:09 PM
If you're taking stuff to portray a character that is under the influence, is it really acting?
 
2012-08-29 02:07:16 PM

Mugato: this clown who, I thought (wait for the flames) wasn't bad in the Indy movie.

/ow, fark, that hurt


Agrees with you.
 
2012-08-29 02:18:09 PM

MayoSlather: FTA: One thing he won't be doing will be revealing his genitals in Nymphomanica, with Von Trier using body doubles.

I thought he said he was having "Real sex" in the Von Trier film? Why would he be having real sex in a scene where nothing is shown? Sounds like someone is shya.


I thought Holes was a fun movie.
 
2012-08-29 02:18:50 PM

B.L.Z. Bub: Mugato: this clown who, I thought (wait for the flames) wasn't bad in the Indy movie.

/ow, fark, that hurt

Agrees with you.


Apart from him liking Shia LaBeouf's character, for me that was a perfect dissection of Crystal Skull.

/maybe not quite "perfect"
//I really could have done without him jacking it to Olsen Twin videos
 
2012-08-29 02:33:07 PM
I think Stanislavski is rolling over in his grave due to people misinterpreting and misrepresenting his system.
 
2012-08-29 02:44:44 PM
FTFA - One thing he won't be doing will be revealing his genitals in Nymphomanica, with Von Trier using body doubles. It sounds about the only thing that we won't be seen of him over the next months.

He already showed off The Beef in the Sigur Ros video, so why not the movie?
 
2012-08-29 03:14:03 PM
My biggest fear is this. We all get laughs hating on him and it's a good time. Then I worry he's going to be like DiCaprio. He's making his "Titanic" style crap now, and in 10 to 15 years he's going to start busting out his Blood Diamonds and Inceptions and we're all going to have to eat our words and change our opinions.
 
2012-08-29 03:16:57 PM

unicron702: My biggest fear is this. We all get laughs hating on him and it's a good time. Then I worry he's going to be like DiCaprio. He's making his "Titanic" style crap now, and in 10 to 15 years he's going to start busting out his Blood Diamonds and Inceptions and we're all going to have to eat our words and change our opinions.


Fair point. Years ago, people called Daniel Day-Lewis a pretty boy.
 
2012-08-29 03:18:15 PM

MaxxLarge: Look, I give the kid credit. I really do.

Think about it: Most child stars get thrown out with the bathwater once they hit puberty, but he managed to hang on, and crack through. And after he realized that doing the big, stupid, Michael Bay-brand action crap he was being spoon-fed was no way to go, he made the conscious choice to do smaller, more interesting stuff where he actually got to stretch a little, and challenge himself. And now he's going a step further by emulating the people he looks up to.

Is he my favorite actor? No. Did he take a nice big dump on the "Indiana Jones" series? Yeah (but, to be fair, he shares a pretty small portion of the blame for that). Regardless...He seems to be making some pretty respectable choices as he matures, and passing up big, easy paychecks to do stuff he feels good about. And I have a really hard time dinging him for that.


This is all well and good until you try to watch one of his movies and have the impulse to ask the gentleman sitting next to you to skullfark your eyes out to take your mind off the pain.

But I used to hate Leonardo DiCaprio too, then he kind of went away for a bit around 2000-2002 and came back as an amazing actor. Could happen to Shia. In the mean time, I'm still going to mock LeBeef. 

/nononononononononononononononononono!
 
2012-08-29 03:20:30 PM

B.L.Z. Bub: Mugato: this clown who, I thought (wait for the flames) wasn't bad in the Indy movie.

/ow, fark, that hurt

Agrees with you.


More or less what I was going to post.

I can't really imagine anyone doing a better job with the role, given the director and script.

I wish the kid well, and I'm hoping that new Lawless flick will be good.
 
2012-08-29 03:22:10 PM

unicron702: My biggest fear is this. We all get laughs hating on him and it's a good time. Then I worry he's going to be like DiCaprio. He's making his "Titanic" style crap now, and in 10 to 15 years he's going to start busting out his Blood Diamonds and Inceptions and we're all going to have to eat our words and change our opinions.


If that were to happen, we wouldn't be eating our words. Our opinion of his early work will remain the same. We will just be impressed at the time when (or if) that does happen.

Just like how I don't recant my position of Jason Bateman's sitcom work in the 80s as being smug and unlikable now that he's emerged as a top comic talent today. I still think he sucked back then. He got better.
 
2012-08-29 03:23:31 PM

unicron702: My biggest fear is this. We all get laughs hating on him and it's a good time. Then I worry he's going to be like DiCaprio. He's making his "Titanic" style crap now, and in 10 to 15 years he's going to start busting out his Blood Diamonds and Inceptions and we're all going to have to eat our words and change our opinions.


I was literally going to type this out myself. He could EASILY be the next DiCaprio or Depp. Last I heard he admitted not wanting to hang around hollywood long... which is probably the healthiest decision. But if he stays... and takes it seriously, and learns, and is picky and patient... I can see him being huge later on.

Could take a little while though.
 
2012-08-29 03:25:01 PM

syrynxx: No no no no no no no no


let's keep this going. but this time in españole:

No no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no
 
2012-08-29 03:30:01 PM
Wait, he's a method actor?

So he bashed away at his own head with a baseball bat to play the retarded kid in "Tru Confessions"?

/That sort of preparation came in handy when he was cast in the "Transformers" franchise...
 
2012-08-29 03:36:58 PM
FTFA:

The star also drank moonshine for his role in Lawless, of which the promotional trail is just about wrapping up...

What does the writer think moonshine is?

...and will be appearing in Lars Von Trier's film Nymphomaniac, which allegedly requires the actors to have actual sex (though this has since been denied).

Oh the horror.
 
2012-08-29 03:40:26 PM

Charlie Chingas: syrynxx: No no no no no no no no

let's keep this going. but this time in españole:

No no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no


French:

Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non
 
2012-08-29 03:44:33 PM
So the guy drops acid, drinks moonshine, and (allegedly) bangs hot starlets on camera.

Why do we hate him again?
 
2012-08-29 03:49:59 PM
Do people actually like him? I just don't understand why he keeps getting cast in movies as he is simply annoying in every movie I have ever seen him in. Shia Labeouf = JarJar Binks

content7.flixster.com
 
2012-08-29 04:08:38 PM

Charlie Chingas: syrynxx: No no no no no no no no

let's keep this going. but this time in españole:

No no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no


Nobody can do
The shing-a-ling
Like I do

Nobody can do
the skate
Like I do

Nobody can do
The boogaloo
Like I do

Nobody can do
the philly
Like I do
 
2012-08-29 04:26:35 PM
Thus speaketh Shia The Beef -- "What I know of acting, Sean Penn actually strapped up to that (electric) chair in Dead Man Walking. These are the guys that I look up to."

Sean Penn's character died by lethal injection in Dead Man Walking, not by taking a ride on Old Sparky. Maybe Shia was on acid when he saw the film.
 
2012-08-29 04:34:27 PM
Is he hooked on drugs, yet? He should be, he can't act for shiat.
 
2012-08-29 04:34:51 PM
I wonder if in the future LeBeef will do a DiCaprio like turn and actually become an actor that is worth watching
 
2012-08-29 04:37:13 PM
I know some of you think he's hot, but if Shia plops his fat ass down on your toilet, you better get the plunger ready. He BEEFS. He'll drop 5 or 6 forearm-sized logs in there with no flushes in between. Rumor has it that on the set of "Indy 5" he used to shiat in the shower and heel it down the drain to save time.


/am I doing this right?
 
2012-08-29 04:46:22 PM

Rent Party: So the guy drops acid, drinks moonshine, and (allegedly) bangs hot starlets on camera.

Why do we hate him again?


Read one of this guy's interviews. And then you'll know.
 
2012-08-29 04:52:12 PM

YodaBlues: Charlie Chingas: syrynxx: No no no no no no no no

let's keep this going. but this time in españole:

No no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no

French:

Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non


German:

Nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein ne....
 
2012-08-29 04:55:09 PM

gunga galunga: Rent Party: So the guy drops acid, drinks moonshine, and (allegedly) bangs hot starlets on camera.

Why do we hate him again?

Read one of this guy's interviews. And then you'll know.


Why would I do that?
 
2012-08-29 04:59:46 PM

Apos: YodaBlues: Charlie Chingas: syrynxx: No no no no no no no no

let's keep this going. but this time in españole:

No no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no

French:

Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non

German:

Nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein ne....


Russian:

Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet!
 
2012-08-29 05:05:12 PM
Eh. I don't dislike the guy. He has a mildly annoying appearance and screen persona but he's a reasonable actor and he appears to be aware of his failings. He also had the balls to tell Spielberg and Lucas that Indy 4 was poor thanks to their script. He doesn't deserve much blame for that particular piece of crap.
 
2012-08-29 05:06:46 PM

Rent Party: gunga galunga: Rent Party: So the guy drops acid, drinks moonshine, and (allegedly) bangs hot starlets on camera.

Why do we hate him again?

Read one of this guy's interviews. And then you'll know.

Why would I do that?


It will answer your question. I used to not get the Shia LaBeouf hate, either. I do now.
 
2012-08-29 05:13:32 PM
Battle of Shaker Heights is a good movie. He lost his way.
 
2012-08-29 05:13:42 PM

gunga galunga: Rent Party: gunga galunga: Rent Party: So the guy drops acid, drinks moonshine, and (allegedly) bangs hot starlets on camera.

Why do we hate him again?

Read one of this guy's interviews. And then you'll know.

Why would I do that?

It will answer your question. I used to not get the Shia LaBeouf hate, either. I do now.


So if I don't read them I won't hate him?

Let me rephrase my question...

Why would I do that?
 
2012-08-29 05:26:18 PM

Rent Party: gunga galunga: Rent Party: gunga galunga: Rent Party: So the guy drops acid, drinks moonshine, and (allegedly) bangs hot starlets on camera.

Why do we hate him again?

Read one of this guy's interviews. And then you'll know.

Why would I do that?

It will answer your question. I used to not get the Shia LaBeouf hate, either. I do now.

So if I don't read them I won't hate him?

Let me rephrase my question...

Why would I do that?


Precisely.
 
2012-08-29 05:50:43 PM

Pandora's Litterbox: Apos: YodaBlues: Charlie Chingas: syrynxx: No no no no no no no no

let's keep this going. but this time in españole:

No no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no

French:

Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non

German:

Nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein ne....

Russian:

Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet!


Spanish:

¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No!
 
2012-08-29 06:00:25 PM
don't forget hebrew:
lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo! lo!
 
2012-08-29 06:05:38 PM

DeltaPunch: Pandora's Litterbox: Apos: YodaBlues: Charlie Chingas: syrynxx: No no no no no no no no

let's keep this going. but this time in españole:

No no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no

French:

Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non

German:

Nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein ne....

Russian:

Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet!

Spanish:

¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No!


de veras? vas hacer ESE tipo?

Slut:

yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
 
2012-08-29 06:21:24 PM

Charlie Chingas: de veras? vas hacer ESE tipo?


Mierda! No lo he visto...
 
2012-08-29 06:23:00 PM

MayoSlather: FTA: One thing he won't be doing will be revealing his genitals in Nymphomanica, with Von Trier using body doubles.

I thought he said he was having "Real sex" in the Von Trier film? Why would he be having real sex in a scene where nothing is shown? Sounds like someone is shya.


...from THE SAME DAMN ARTICLE, it says 'which has since been debunked'.

-3 points for that, and -20 for not completing the 'ina le buff' joke.

I don't really care about him either way, but I think he's been part and parcel of screwing up some of the 'biggest' movies for the past few years. Indiana Jones, Transformers, and while I still liked and enjoyed Die hard a lot (seriously, they shot down a helicopter with a truck, what's not to enjoy?) he wasn't needed in that movie at all.

Other than that, meh. Taking acid to portray someone who's on acid? Reasonable, and millions of people have dropped acid. Drinking moonshine? OH HOLY HELL he drank hillbilly vodka. Hell, none of that is even remotely as 'up there' as Steve Carrell getting his chest waxed live on tape for 40 year old virgin.
 
2012-08-29 06:25:42 PM

syrynxx: No no no no no no no no


And we're done here.
 
2012-08-29 06:30:41 PM

syrynxx: No no no no no no no no

 
2012-08-29 07:13:55 PM

DeltaPunch: Pandora's Litterbox: Apos: YodaBlues: Charlie Chingas: syrynxx: No no no no no no no no

let's keep this going. but this time in españole:

No no no no no no no no no no no no no no no no

French:

Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non Non

German:

Nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein nein ne....

Russian:

Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet! Nyet!

Spanish:

¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No! ¡No!


i.imgur.com
 
2012-08-29 07:27:39 PM

kroonermanblack: MayoSlather: FTA: One thing he won't be doing will be revealing his genitals in Nymphomanica, with Von Trier using body doubles.

I thought he said he was having "Real sex" in the Von Trier film? Why would he be having real sex in a scene where nothing is shown? Sounds like someone is shya.

...from THE SAME DAMN ARTICLE, it says 'which has since been debunked'.

-3 points for that, and -20 for not completing the 'ina le buff' joke.

I don't really care about him either way, but I think he's been part and parcel of screwing up some of the 'biggest' movies for the past few years. Indiana Jones, Transformers, and while I still liked and enjoyed Die hard a lot (seriously, they shot down a helicopter with a truck, what's not to enjoy?) he wasn't needed in that movie at all.

Other than that, meh. Taking acid to portray someone who's on acid? Reasonable, and millions of people have dropped acid. Drinking moonshine? OH HOLY HELL he drank hillbilly vodka. Hell, none of that is even remotely as 'up there' as Steve Carrell getting his chest waxed live on tape for 40 year old virgin.


Well then you should be happy considering he wasn't in the new Die Hard.

/no seriously that was Justin Long
//IMHO waaay more annoying the Shia
 
2012-08-29 07:52:22 PM
This reminds me of the old story about how, during the filming of Marathon Man, Dustin Hoffman (definitely a Method actor) came in looking like total shiat, and Lawrence Olivier asked him what was wrong. Hoffman responded that he'd been awake more than 24 hours, because in the scene they would be shooting, his character had been awake for a very long time as well.

Olivier's response? "My boy, you could just try acting."
 
2012-08-29 08:17:39 PM

jake_lex: This reminds me of the old story about how, during the filming of Marathon Man, Dustin Hoffman (definitely a Method actor) came in looking like total shiat, and Lawrence Olivier asked him what was wrong. Hoffman responded that he'd been awake more than 24 hours, because in the scene they would be shooting, his character had been awake for a very long time as well.

Olivier's response? "My boy, you could just try acting."


Charlie Sheen was on Jay Mohr's podcast this week and he talked about Platoon and mentioned that Tom Berenger never broke character even after shooting was done for the day, so while they were in the Philippines after work they'd be drinking in a hut that passed as a local bar and Berenger wouldn't talk to anyone because he was "in character."

Mohr asked him "is that something you'd do for a role?" and Sheen answered "fark no, that's too much work!"

I can understand needing to get your head right for a role, but if you can't jump out of it for the entire duration of filming, maybe you aren't acting. You're just trying on a new personality for a while.

It's definitely two different approaches to the work - they talked about Daniel Day Lewis and how he won't break character. Their general consensus was: if it works for you, do it, but if you don't have to, more power to you. After all, Tom Hanks has turned in some great roles and he didn't stick with the character after shooting.
 
2012-08-29 10:08:24 PM

The_Knarf: /no seriously that was Justin Long


Meh. Skinny white obnoxious boy looks all alike to me.

/white
//unless it has tits I don't pay attention much
 
2012-08-29 11:37:56 PM

kroonermanblack: The_Knarf: /no seriously that was Justin Long

Meh. Skinny white obnoxious boy looks all alike to me.

/white
//unless it has tits I don't pay attention much


it's ok, i had to double check before i responded because even i wasn't 100% sure!
 
2012-08-30 12:35:00 AM
What is all this "hey, we all used to think DiCaprio couldn't act when Titanic came out and look how that turned out" crap? DiCaprio had already earned an Oscar nomination 4 years prior to Titanic. Anyone who said he was talentless at the time wasn't paying attention.

Shia LaBeouf, on the other hand, is terribly talentless. Fark almighty.
 
2012-08-30 09:24:47 AM

Rent Party: gunga galunga: Rent Party: gunga galunga: Rent Party: So the guy drops acid, drinks moonshine, and (allegedly) bangs hot starlets on camera.

Why do we hate him again?

Read one of this guy's interviews. And then you'll know.

Why would I do that?

It will answer your question. I used to not get the Shia LaBeouf hate, either. I do now.

So if I don't read them I won't hate him?

Let me rephrase my question...

Why would I do that?


I don't know the answer to that question. All I know that for a while, I never understood Shia LaBeouf hate. Then I read a couple of interviews that he gave. And now I know. The guy truly is a dick.
 
2012-08-30 01:43:13 PM

gunga galunga: Rent Party: gunga galunga: Rent Party: gunga galunga: Rent Party: So the guy drops acid, drinks moonshine, and (allegedly) bangs hot starlets on camera.

Why do we hate him again?

Read one of this guy's interviews. And then you'll know.

Why would I do that?

It will answer your question. I used to not get the Shia LaBeouf hate, either. I do now.

So if I don't read them I won't hate him?

Let me rephrase my question...

Why would I do that?

I don't know the answer to that question. All I know that for a while, I never understood Shia LaBeouf hate. Then I read a couple of interviews that he gave. And now I know. The guy truly is a dick.


OK, My new man crush has been Tom Hardy for a while, and his latest film, Lawless, also has La Boufe in it as a co-star. Hardy is a brilliant actor (See "Bronson" for mind bending cinema). Last night I was reading about the Lawless shooting where they quoted La Boufe quite a bit. Other than coming off like a simpering Tom Hardy fanboy (understandable) I still don't get the hate.

So help me out.
 
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