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Twice in one week I have heard or read Michael Keaton’s name in two separate stories. This must be some sort of record for the 2000s, which have seen very little of Keaton. Late last week it was announced he would take over as the lead villain in the Robocop remake. Now it seems he is directing his second film, an indie titled Buttercup. I don’t know about you, but any mention of Michael Keaton getting back to work - more importantly, back to promising work – is good news.
Keaton has never reached the heights of some of his peers as a star, but it isn’t because he is not a wonderful actor. He simply made some bad choices along the way, like Jack Frost and White Noise and, well, the list is painfully long. But there are those Michael Keaton performances out there where you can »
- Larry Taylor
If you thought The Dark Knight Rises was the most eagerly-anticipated movie of 2012 you’re plum wrong my friends and obviously the third coming of the Caped Crusader has clouded your ability to think clearly. Why? Because this week Adam Sandler’s latest movie Jack And Jill hits cinema screens around the country…pause for raucous cheers and applause…What Nothing!?
Okay, so obviously we’re being silly. Thn knows that most cinema goers would prefer Sandler literally shitting in their eyes rather than figuratively with this two for one comedy where he plays his own twin sister. Regardless of your take on Sandler (this Thn scribe actually has a lot of time for his particular comedy stylings) Jack And Jill’s release has got us thinking about films throughout the ages where an actor has played different characters in the same film. Here are 10 of our favourites.
10. Eddie Murphy »
- Joe Upton
2 items from 2012
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