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(Variety)   In honor of his 50th birthday, Variety ranks Ben Affleck's 15 greatest performances, but the list is a huge fail for omitting "The Voyage of the Mimi"   ( divider line
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2022-08-15 2:51:15 PM  
He was the bomb in Phantoms, yo!
2022-08-15 3:07:43 PM  
He's at his best when he's a douchebag. Dazed and Confused, Mallrats, Dogma and to a lesser extent, Chasing Amy. I never saw Good Will Hunting but I think he's was a douchebag in that too. He was kind of a dick in Armageddon as well. And he was a better live action Batman than anyone but Keaton.
2022-08-15 4:28:03 PM  
I sort of liked him as Daredevil. But Colin Farrell stole the movie. Good casting there.
2022-08-15 4:30:57 PM  
2022-08-15 4:32:07 PM  

ArkAngel: He was the bomb in Phantoms, yo!

That was the best Dean Koontz adaptation by far.
2022-08-15 4:41:54 PM  
I liked his performance in Gone Girl. That role fit him like a glove.
2022-08-15 4:42:20 PM  
Tender Bar needs to be way higher, Last Duel should do us all a favor and not be on the list (though he isn't terrible in it), and for the lulz, Deep Water should be #1 (just kidding, that movie is hilariously bad)

/Chasing Amy sucked.  Sorry 90's kids.
2022-08-15 4:46:55 PM  
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How far could she get, Subby?

BTW, casting Tammy Fae Bakker as Mimi's mom was genius.
2022-08-15 4:47:42 PM  
Holy shiat, Voyage of the Mimi brings back memories from grade school.

Good thing they fixed the boat before Grandpa was forced to cannibalism.
2022-08-15 4:48:12 PM  
Holy shiat, I read the list too fast.  Deep Water is actually on this list?  Good christ.
2022-08-15 4:48:41 PM  
Tammy Faye

3rd time today I misspelled a name.
2022-08-15 4:50:57 PM  
I remember watching 'Voyage of the Mimi' in middle school back in the late 90's.  It sucked.
2022-08-15 4:51:46 PM  
"Greatest" performances?  Okay, I guess.  I have nothing against Affleck, but I have nothing for him, either.
2022-08-15 5:11:11 PM  
No O'Bannion?

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2022-08-15 5:17:27 PM  
Gigli make the list?
2022-08-15 5:20:53 PM  
Some of the performances on this list are genuinely terrible. But then again, the list isn't wrong.
2022-08-15 5:21:24 PM  
Quien mas macho? Ben Affleck or Benito Afflecko?

Ben Affleck habla perfectamente español y nos dice cuál es su palabra y comida preferida
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2022-08-15 5:25:35 PM  
I remember the episode of Voyage Of The Mimi where the grandfather had severe hypothermia after the ship ran aground or something like that. Talk about scarred for life, lol.
2022-08-15 5:31:17 PM  

Gooch: ArkAngel: He was the bomb in Phantoms, yo!

That was the best Dean Koontz adaptation by far.

Didn't like Odd Thomas?
2022-08-15 5:41:23 PM  
Shorthand list:

#1-15 - Douchenozzle
2022-08-15 5:43:17 PM  
I liked Jersey Girl. Yes, I said it. Yes, I'm the one person other than Kevin smith who seems to.
2022-08-15 6:39:36 PM  
I didn't hate Reindeer Games despite having lots of reasons to.

His best film was Gone Baby Gone. I also like Armegeddon, but that was a popcorn movie.
2022-08-15 6:59:14 PM  
Is Baffleck the only person to ever play both Superman and Batman?
2022-08-15 7:00:03 PM  

Keller: I liked Jersey Girl. Yes, I said it. Yes, I'm the one person other than Kevin smith who seems to.

I also like Jersey Girl.  Thought Carlin gave a great performance.
2022-08-15 8:25:39 PM  
2022-08-15 8:33:20 PM  
Dogma is still one of my favorite movies ever.
2022-08-15 8:36:06 PM  


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