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    Default Do you still consider Robert De Niro one of the greats?

    We all know Godfather, Raging Bull, Goodfellas ect..

    But, he has made so many horrific films...

    Do you still consider him an all-time great actor????
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    Yes.

    He simply doesn't care anymore, about critical accolades.

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    Wait...is this a trick thread ala Load?

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    He seems desperate for cash these days. Why all these turds at his age???
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaboChris View Post
    Wait...is this a trick thread ala Load?
    Wanna fight, asshole?
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    Quote Originally Posted by edwardv View Post
    He seems desperate for cash these days. Why all these turds at his age???
    Right now I'm watching a STEAMING TURD called "Machete" on IFC. Really awful.

    So bad....I have to watch 'til the end.
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    Deniro is in Eddie mode. Living off his greatest hits.
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    He still has young ones too.

    Money is probably the main factor now. Not a shitty script.

    Sucks for many of us but he's happy when looking at his bank account.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edwardv View Post
    He seems desperate for cash these days. Why all these turds at his age???
    I don' think it is the money. He wants to work and he takes what is available to him. Hollywood is not kind to anyone over the age of 50

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daisy Hill View Post
    I don' think it is the money. He wants to work and he takes what is available to him. Hollywood is not kind to anyone over the age of 50
    I agree. Had not thought of that.

    Deniro isn't immune.

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    I haven't seen a recent film of his, I don't think. Daisy is right. He probably just wanted to work. He'll always be considered A-list.

    I watched Midnight Run yesterday, for the millionth time. What a good movie.

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    He's doing a lot of straight to video movies nowadays and yet still does mainstream as well. I just watched him in The Intern and he was real good.
    But I agree, with him I think he mostly just wants to work


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    I love Bobby D!
    My feeling is ever since his cancer scare he seems to be taking a lot of "fun" roles. I'm sure he doesn't need the money and considering the intensity he used to put himself through mentally and physically for roles he might just be looking to have some fun now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by edwardv View Post
    He seems desperate for cash these days. Why all these turds at his age???
    One person's turd is another one's treasure! I know lots of Linkers don't like him in comedy roles - but I think he is fab in the "Analyze This" and "Focker" films!

    Also, I loved him in "Awakenings" and "A Bronx Tale".
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