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Male Actors That Don't Have Chemistry With Female Co-Stars

Are there any male actors that have little or zero chemistry with any female co-stars. For example, I think Kate Winslet aside, Leonardo DiCaprio doesn't have a lot of chemistry with his female co-stars.

by Anonymousreply 143Last Friday at 7:40 PM

Darren Criss

by Anonymousreply 105/08/2020

Henry Cavill

by Anonymousreply 205/08/2020

Jason Bateman.

by Anonymousreply 305/08/2020

Elijah Wood. He seems rather asexual in general, tbh.

by Anonymousreply 405/08/2020

Christian Bale, actually

by Anonymousreply 505/08/2020

Michael Fassbender.

by Anonymousreply 605/08/2020

It's harder to list ones that do.

by Anonymousreply 705/08/2020

Tom Cruise with Nicole Kidman in "Eyes Wide Shut."

by Anonymousreply 805/08/2020

David Tennant

by Anonymousreply 905/08/2020

Timothee Chalamet

by Anonymousreply 1005/08/2020

R8, that's why that's one of his few good roles.

by Anonymousreply 1105/08/2020

What r6? You are crazy, that's the last name I expected to see in this thread.

by Anonymousreply 1205/08/2020

Bob Odenkirk with Rhea Seehorn on Better Call Saul.

by Anonymousreply 1305/08/2020

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

by Anonymousreply 1405/08/2020

Benedict Cumberbatch

Tom Hiddleston

by Anonymousreply 1505/08/2020

R12 - I agree, Fassbender, whatever his other quirks, doesn't belong on this list.

by Anonymousreply 1605/08/2020

Norman Fell

by Anonymousreply 1705/08/2020

"Male Actors That Don't Have Chemistry With Female Co-Stars"

That class was an elective, he took Social Studies instead

by Anonymousreply 1805/08/2020

Woody Allen owns this thread.

Christ, I know they all "pretended" to be hot for him, but come ON!!!!!

by Anonymousreply 1905/08/2020

Jonathan Rhys Meyers

by Anonymousreply 2005/08/2020

Christopher Walken. I love him as an actor, but watching him try to kiss a woman on screen is just painful.

by Anonymousreply 2105/08/2020

Rock Hudson. He seemed nice though.

by Anonymousreply 2205/08/2020

Rock Hudson had GREAT chemistry with Doris Day.

You're just naming gay actors now.

by Anonymousreply 2305/08/2020

R23 - Rock had great comedic chemistry with Day, I wouldn't call is sexual chemistry.

The only female he ever managed to look like he was really involved with was Susan St. James in McMillan and Wife. Somehow that actually worked, not sure why.

by Anonymousreply 2405/08/2020

Redford really fizzled out in the 80s. He is without a spark of attraction in "The Natural: & "Out of Africa"

by Anonymousreply 2505/08/2020

Billy Bob Thornton. What the fuck was Angelina thinking when she married him?

by Anonymousreply 2605/08/2020

R24, she was rather butch.

by Anonymousreply 2705/08/2020

Who have no chemistry, OP.

by Anonymousreply 2805/08/2020

R28 That is now considered correct, too.

by Anonymousreply 2905/08/2020

James Franco

by Anonymousreply 3005/08/2020

Vin Diesel

And, I get the Fassbender add....he seems like he's really only into himself.

I can totally picture Fassbender alone in a room, naked, in front of a mirror just jerkin' on his big dick and looking dreamily at his own reflection.

by Anonymousreply 3105/08/2020

Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham. The two of them have negative chemistry with female costars.

by Anonymousreply 3205/08/2020

Armie Hammer.

by Anonymousreply 3305/08/2020

David Hyde Pierce and Jane Leeves

by Anonymousreply 3405/08/2020

Hugh Jackman

Ryan Reynolds

by Anonymousreply 3505/08/2020

I mean, isn't this just a list of gay or closeted actors? (minus Fassbender and Thornton) Shocking, I say!

BBT is just a freak and not in a good way. He got serious anorexia after Sling Blade.

by Anonymousreply 3605/08/2020

I agree with the Fassbender mention. For someone considered to have so much sex appeal, he never really sparks with any of his co-stars.

Ryan Gosling USED to have good chemistry with his co-stars until he got with Eva Mendes. Now he seems blander and hesitant. He and Emma Stone have ZERO romantic/sexual chemistry. They have brother/sister chemistry but keep getting miscast as lovers.

Brad Pitt, more often than not, has no chemistry with whomever he's paired with.

In terms of current A-Listers, I think Joaquin Phoenix usually has great chemistry with leading ladies. He's about the only one who makes a good match with Reese Witherspoon. And of course, he managed to gave great chemistry with just a voice. But he mostly plays loners rather than romantic roles.

by Anonymousreply 3705/08/2020

William Frawley

by Anonymousreply 3805/08/2020

R36 Minus Redford and maybe Jason Bateman.

by Anonymousreply 3905/08/2020

R24, In "Pretty Maids All in a Row", Rock played a hunky high school teacher/coach sleeping with female students and he was totally believable.

by Anonymousreply 4005/08/2020

Even with Winslet I find Di Caprio's chemistry a bit sibling-like. Their romantic scenes make me squirm because she comes off like his older sister.

by Anonymousreply 4105/08/2020

[quote] I can totally picture Fassbender alone in a room, naked, in front of a mirror just jerkin' on his big dick and looking dreamily at his own reflection.

Have you seen Shame?

by Anonymousreply 4205/08/2020

Christian Bale owns this thread. Good looking guy never has hot chemistry with female co stars. Love Fassy but he doesn’t have that spark either.

Hmm trying to think of a good Brad Pitt pairing? Legends of the Fall? Thelma and Louise?

by Anonymousreply 4305/08/2020

Agreed,.Bale never, ever has chemistry with anybody. Zero charisma.

by Anonymousreply 4405/08/2020

Richard Armitage immediately springs to mind. I haven't seen him in much except MI-5 (called Spooks in the UK), but he doesn't seem to have much chemistry with anyone, male or female. I have concluded he's not really a very good actor, although he used to be very sexy looking. I always have had a thing for those aristocratic aloof types, so he was really my type until this last series from the UK (forgot the name). Now his chin is loose and he's got a dad bod, so his looks are no longer a distraction from his bad acting. My opinion of course.

Richard Armitage might be great playing opposite a male in a romantic role. He just never gets cast that way.

by Anonymousreply 4505/08/2020

Matt Damon

by Anonymousreply 4605/08/2020

[quote]I can totally picture Fassbender alone in a room, naked, in front of a mirror just jerkin' on his big dick

Pics please.

by Anonymousreply 4705/08/2020

Steve Carrell

Paul Rudd

by Anonymousreply 4805/08/2020

R47 - Just google it. You can probably find a trailer still up somewhere of Fassy and his junk (which is impressive) walking across a room in front of the camera.

I don't think Cumberbatch should be included in "just a list of gay actors". Hiddleston, absolutely - but Cumberbatch is just one of those actors who can't project sex. Sherlock was sexy because he was unattainable. Perfect for Cumberbatch.

by Anonymousreply 4905/08/2020

r48: I think both those guys (Carrell, Rudd) actually have good chemistry with women. They are both straight in real life and are both good-humored and kind of mushy guys, the type many upper middle class suburban women are married to., typical American males. That's why they get so many roles. I'm not saying a gay guy couldn't be just as good acting opposite women or that these two have chemistry because they're straight. But I think they are great opposite the right female lead (which is why they both have pretty active careers.)

by Anonymousreply 5005/08/2020

Hugh Grant. Always too focussed on his one-note stammering English toff schtick to have anything resembling chemistry with his co-stars.

by Anonymousreply 5105/08/2020

Tobey Maguire. The Cider House Rules where he is hot and heavy with Charlize Theron was laughable.

by Anonymousreply 5205/08/2020

R52, good one!

by Anonymousreply 5305/08/2020

Leo and Brad has more chemistry in Once Upon A Time in Hollywood than either of them have had with a female costar. I can see why they avoided the romantic leading man roles in favor of more character leads.

by Anonymousreply 5405/08/2020

Justin Timerlake when he's tried and failed to act. Gurrrrrrrl. He always seems like he wants a slumber part rather a hookup.

by Anonymousreply 5505/08/2020

Sorry, buy Jonathan Rhys Meyer and Scarlett were on fire in Match point

by Anonymousreply 5605/08/2020

Jonathan also had chemistry with Natalie D in The Tudors.

by Anonymousreply 5705/08/2020

r54 Eh, I don't think they had particularly good bromance chemistry either. They only had a few scenes together anyways.

by Anonymousreply 5805/08/2020

r29, no, it isn't. 'That' is for inanimate objects. 'Who' is for people. Ignorance doesn't make something 'correct'. Idiot.

by Anonymousreply 5905/08/2020

Bradley Cooper

by Anonymousreply 6005/08/2020

r59, to be fair, some of these actors are so wooden they might qualify as inanimate objects

by Anonymousreply 6105/08/2020

Keanu Reeves.

by Anonymousreply 6205/08/2020

Jonathan Groff in Mindhunter. His scenes with the girlfriend were laughable. I get that he was supposed to be the self involved workaholic boyfriend, but even if I didn’t know he was gay, his relationship with the gf was completely unbelievable. They reminded me of Will & Grace rather than an actual romantic couple.

by Anonymousreply 6305/08/2020

I thought Groff was fine on Mindhunter.

by Anonymousreply 6405/08/2020

I didn’t say he wasn’t good on the show, just that the relationship wasn’t believable bc there was zero chemistry with the girl who played his gf.

by Anonymousreply 6505/08/2020

Colin Firth

by Anonymousreply 6605/08/2020

r60 I disagree, actually. For such an obvious closet case in real life, if I didn't know anything about Bradley Cooper accept watching him on screen, I would've thought he was straight. Like in He's Just Not That Into You, he's quite convincing as a horndog cheating husband. He's all over Scarlett in that office scene and knew how to grab that ass (of course!).

by Anonymousreply 6705/08/2020

Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton have great chemistry in “Only Lovers Left Alive”.

by Anonymousreply 6805/08/2020

That should be except*

by Anonymousreply 6905/08/2020

Love him but.....John Gielgud had no chemistry with Madeline Carroll in the early Hitchcock film Secret Agent

by Anonymousreply 7005/08/2020

Whoever mentioned Matt Damon must not have seen The Adjustment Bureau. The chemistry between him and Emily Blunt pretty much leapt off the screen. It was a nice surprise and made the movie really enjoyable. Also, I thought he and Penelope Cruz were smoking hot with each other in All The Pretty Horses.

As for Groff, in his defense, I think anyone would have had a difficult time sparking some chemistry with that plank of wood he was paired with.

by Anonymousreply 7105/08/2020

Emily Blunt and Matt Damon had zero chemistry in The Adjustment Bureau, except maybe according to their publicists

by Anonymousreply 7205/08/2020

Paul Rudd. His new show Living with yourself is a prime example. Boring couple. 😴😴😴

by Anonymousreply 7305/08/2020

Does Damon have chemistry with any male co=stars?

by Anonymousreply 7405/08/2020

Robin Williams r74

by Anonymousreply 7505/08/2020

Groff played straight pretty convincingly in the short-lived drama "Boss," with Kelsey Grammer. He had scenes groping the actress who played his girlfiend and he was fine.

by Anonymousreply 7605/08/2020

Christian Bale (Megalomaniac) Armie Hammer (gay?) Leo DiCaprio except with Margot Robbie

by Anonymousreply 7705/09/2020

David Tennant is one of those guys who I can't figure out. Is he gay or what? He doesn't have chemistry with males or females.

by Anonymousreply 7805/09/2020

I recently re-watched the British crime drama Broadchurch, and Tennant (who plays the Scottish detective) seemed to have far more natural chemistry with the male actors. Of course, the character he played was somewhat grim and socially awkward, but you can't fake (or hide) chemistry. He had a nice rapport with Olivia Colman, but in a "We have little in common and would never be friends but like and respect each other as professionals" kind of way. I've never seen him do any love scenes, but then I'm not sure he's ever cast as a romantic lead.

by Anonymousreply 7905/09/2020

"Male Actors That Don't Have Chemistry With Female Co-Stars"

Why is everyone looking at ME...???

by Anonymousreply 8005/09/2020

DiCaprio had better chemistry with his 'Juliet' Claire Danes than with Kate Winslet imo.

'Jack' and 'Rose' really seem more like good pals or siblings than lovers. But when Romeo first lays eyes upon Juliet at the ball, he DOES look infatuated, and the final scene in the church is heartbreaking imo. I also thought the kissing scenes looked way hotter in R + J than in Titanic. I do believe DiCaprio is a closet case, but watching the pool scene, I can suspend my disbelief and think that Romeo has a boner while making out with Juliet. From what I've read, DiCaprio and Danes didn't get along all that well at first. Maybe that created a tension which was missing between him and his good buddy Kate. They seem too relaxed in each other's company (especially him) for two very young people who are supposedly head over heels in love.

by Anonymousreply 8105/09/2020

Moe Howard

by Anonymousreply 8205/09/2020

R60 - Agree on Cooper - how he got to be a film star at all is a mystery to me - he not only lacks chemistry with female costars, but any chemistry at all. He looks like a secondary school English teacher who is the darling of the junior class who just don't know . . .

"Sorry, buy Jonathan Rhys Meyer and Scarlett were on fire in Match point"

Rhys-Meyers' problem isn't sex, it's the amount of controlled substances and liquor that have probably blunted every nerve-ending he ever had. Agree completely that the only image he seems to be able to relate to is his own. Which is why he was viable as young Henry VIII in "The Tudors".

by Anonymousreply 8305/09/2020

R68 - I'll concede the point re Hiddleston and Swinton in "Only Lovers Left Alive" (a film I adored, knowing well I'm probably in a minority on that), but remember they were playing vampires who don't actually have sex as we know it. Their connection, so to speak, in an odd way ran far deeper than mere sex, which is why I think Hiddleston was able to pull it off (and one of the reasons I loved the film).

In contrast, he couldn't pull it off at all with Rachel Weisz in "The Deep Blue Sea" or with Brie Larson in "KONG: Skull Island" (all right, it was a stupid film), or with Elizabeth Debicki in "The Night Manager" (despite their against the wall sex scene with Hiddleston's butt hanging out).

The funny thing is, he's a very naturalistic actor, except in this one arena, where you can always see he's working hard at it, which undermines it. (Bless braces, damn relaxes - old saying).

Contrast so many of these actors with someone like, Viggo Mortensen, and his scenes with Diane Lane in "A Walk on the Moon" . . .

Some have it, some don't.

by Anonymousreply 8405/09/2020

Good post, R84, but I think the saying is "damn braces, bless relaxes."

by Anonymousreply 8505/09/2020

Any of the Hemsworths.

by Anonymousreply 8605/09/2020

Congrats, you just listed every single actor working in Hollywood today and couple of retired and dead ones too

by Anonymousreply 8705/09/2020

R80 honey, no one is looking at you for any reason.

by Anonymousreply 8805/09/2020

R85 - You're right, I remembered it backwards . . .

Re the Hemsworths - Liam, absolutely, but I found Chris reasonably good at it in anything other than his THOR roles: he was surprisingly sympathetic, including with women, as James Hunt in RUSH, and with his young Asian lover in "Black Hat" which could have been a much better film but missed its target.

Zero chemistry between him and Natalie Portman as Jane Foster, which I don't think was really his fault as Natalie Portman was clearly phoning it in from the very farthest of the Nine Realms.

by Anonymousreply 8905/09/2020

Eric Martsolf

by Anonymousreply 9005/09/2020

Isn't it ironic? Romantic lead roles are apparently still straight guys only. The result is they end up casting closet cases who project no chemistry or charm on screen with their female co-stars.

by Anonymousreply 9105/10/2020

I've never noticed any heat between Clooney and his big name co-stars. His allure back in his heyday was always just about him ...his looks, voice and ability to wear a suit well along with the head bobbing and wide eyed mugging for some reason and nothing to do with who he was partnered with.

Some say Out of Sight with JLo was the exception but by all accounts they couldn't stand each other and it may have actually been disdain rather than chemistry we saw.

by Anonymousreply 9205/10/2020

R91 - It's not just closet cases. Some actors just don't do well with sex onscreen. Streep is one, Cumberbatch another.

by Anonymousreply 9305/10/2020

Clooney has chemistry with Lopez, Michelle pfeiffer , Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, mark Wahlberg...

by Anonymousreply 9405/10/2020

Most of them. The days of dashing leading man are gone.

by Anonymousreply 9505/10/2020

R95: They’re giving Chalamet leading man roles. That’s definite proof that dashing leading man days are over.

by Anonymousreply 9605/11/2020

R96, gross. He looks like someone who hasn't even hit puberty yet. Who the hell finds that desirable? This is one reason I've never understood how loads of older gay men find 18 year old men attractive. Most of the ones I see look like that.

by Anonymousreply 9705/11/2020

R97: Chalamet will probably go down the Alden Ehrenreich, Dane DeHaan route of failed leading man status.

by Anonymousreply 9805/11/2020

Hugh Jackman

by Anonymousreply 9905/11/2020

Matt Damon and Christian Bale had great chemistry with each other in FORD VS FERRARI.

by Anonymousreply 10005/11/2020

They sure as hell did, R100.

by Anonymousreply 10105/11/2020

Tom Hiddleston never makes it past the brotherly vibe with his female costars, but he definitely has chemistry with Chris Hemsworth.

by Anonymousreply 10205/11/2020

[quote]David Tennant is one of those guys who I can't figure out. Is he gay or what? He doesn't have chemistry with males or females.

He seemed to have a vibe going with his male Good Omens costar, but maybe that's because he was playing a demon.

by Anonymousreply 10305/11/2020

Donald and Melania Trump??

by Anonymousreply 10405/11/2020

"They’re giving Chalamet leading man roles."

In what? I've only seen him in gay roles, supporting roles, offbeat roles. DLers will look for any excuse to say how much better everything was in the good old days when they were kids. I guess they'd rather see Jerry Lewis and Mickey Rooney in lead roles....

by Anonymousreply 10505/11/2020

[quote] "They’re giving Chalamet leading man roles." In what?

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by Anonymousreply 10605/11/2020

It's sci-fi, hardly a typical romantic lead

by Anonymousreply 10705/11/2020

R107, you're no true Scotsman.

by Anonymousreply 10805/11/2020

Jeremy Renner

by Anonymousreply 10905/11/2020

Skylar Astin

by Anonymousreply 11005/11/2020

Tom Hardy

Jason Statham

by Anonymousreply 11105/11/2020

David Tennant's only chemistry is with himself. Any sexual orientation is purely incidental.

by Anonymousreply 11205/12/2020

I just watched Speed for the first time a month ago and can confirm that Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock have ZERO chemistry. Keanu seems very detached from human interaction in this movie, so their interactions seems forced and awkward. There was no reason to make them romantic by the end--made no sense.

by Anonymousreply 11305/12/2020

R113, they both had great chemistry....with the bus.

by Anonymousreply 11405/12/2020

Keanu never seems to have much chemistry with anyone in any movie, but have read here on DL that he's a sweetheart in real life. I love that he now has a gray-haired girlfriend. And IMO without being conventionally beautiful, she's very striking (and a very talented and interesting person who certainly doesn't need a movie star for a boyfriend).

by Anonymousreply 11505/12/2020

[Quote] I just watched Speed for the first time a month ago and can confirm that Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock have ZERO chemistry.

Don't agree. Although I don't think he had good chemistry with Winona.

by Anonymousreply 11605/12/2020

No one can deny he had great chemistry with River.

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by Anonymousreply 11705/12/2020

[quote] Don't agree. Although I don't think he had good chemistry with Winona.

Not coincidentally, they had the two worst performances in Dracula. I don't understand why Winona is cast in anything that takes place before 1950.

by Anonymousreply 11805/12/2020

Clint Eastwood. Leo DiCaprio.

by Anonymousreply 11905/12/2020

Eddie Redmayne owns this thread.

Yes, I know he's been married for several years and has two children.

But he can't convey heat for a woman onscreen to save his life.

The best he did was with Katherine Waterston as Tina in "Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald", telling her that her eyes were like salamanders'.

by Anonymousreply 12005/13/2020

Redmayne seems too an(a)emic to function.

by Anonymousreply 12105/13/2020

Abe Vigoda

I never believed he was really fucking Florence Stanley

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by Anonymousreply 12205/14/2020

Is Redmayne even human?

Methinks he's an alien living among us, forgot his original mission, broke away and became a movie star against alien protocol

They don't have movies on his planet and he/she/it was dazzled by Tinsel Town.

by Anonymousreply 12305/14/2020

It was hilarious how Ben Platt was paired with Hailee Steinfeld in Pitch Perfect 2. There was no chemistry.

by Anonymousreply 12405/14/2020

[quote] Is Redmayne even human? Methinks he's an alien living among us, forgot his original mission, broke away and became a movie star against alien protocol They don't have movies on his planet and he/she/it was dazzled by Tinsel Town.

How does he compare to Cumberbatch? Is one from Omicron Prime and the other from Arcturus IV?

by Anonymousreply 12505/14/2020

[quote]Eddie Redmayne owns this thread.

I remember seeing him for the first time in The Good Shepherd and just assumed he was gay.

by Anonymousreply 12605/14/2020

Francis X Bushman

by Anonymousreply 12705/14/2020

[quote] I remember seeing him for the first time in The Good Shepherd and just assumed he was gay.

He didn't look anything like his parents in the film, Angelina Jolie and Matt Damon. Every time Redmayne appeared, it took me out of the movie because he didn't look that a child of theirs.

by Anonymousreply 12805/14/2020

Look that = look like

by Anonymousreply 12905/14/2020

What r54 said. OUATIH is the only time I've seen Leo connect with anyone. That was a story of two men in love. I didn't buy Leo's marriage in the last act; Rick Dalton and Cliff Booth are going to be together long after she's gone.

I'd add Johnny Depp to the list. I don't think he's ever connected with another person, male or female.

by Anonymousreply 13005/14/2020

What r54 said. OUATIH is the only time I've seen Leo connect with anyone. That was a story of two men in love. I didn't buy Leo's marriage in the last act; Rick Dalton and Cliff Booth are going to be together long after she's gone.

I'd add Johnny Depp to the list. I don't think he's ever connected with another person, male or female.

by Anonymousreply 13105/14/2020

R124 it wasn't much better in PP3 when Brittany Snow was paired up with Matt Lanter.

by Anonymousreply 13205/14/2020

R132 I don't think any of the pairings in those movies worked. Skylar Astin and Anna Kendrick came off more as friends. Adam Devine seemed repulsed at having to be paired with Rebel Wilson for part 2.

by Anonymousreply 13305/14/2020

[Quote] Adam Devine seemed repulsed at having to be paired with Rebel Wilson for part 2.

I thought they were good. And Adam worked with Rebel again in Isn't It Romantic.

by Anonymousreply 13405/14/2020

Only a Big Mac or a giant steak or a tub of cake frosting could have chemistry with the disgusting, charm-free Rebel Wilson. She's a horrible creature who needs to be taken to the vet and put to sleep.

by Anonymousreply 13505/14/2020

[Quote] Only a Big Mac or a giant steak or a tub of cake frosting could have chemistry with the disgusting, charm-free Rebel Wilson. She's a horrible creature who needs to be taken to the vet and put to sleep.

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by Anonymousreply 13605/15/2020

R126 - Unsurprisingly, Redmayne (and I hasten to add that he's hardly alone or unusual in this in his profession) is ferociously ambitious. I always assumed him to be gay, as well. However, he was just good-looking enough to figure that if he evaded the label, he had a shot at leading roles and a bigger career. He was probably right. Ben Whishaw, by contrast, who I think a far better actor - in fact, probably one of the 3-5 best of his generation - knew perfectly well he wasn't cut out for leading roles (which usually means, leading hetero roles), and saw no reason not to be who he really was.

Redmayne probably took one look at Whishaw's likely career trajectory, said, er, No, thanks, and hastily proposed to the woman doing his PR that he'd been seeing publicly for awhile, and got himself two kids as fast as possible.

It sounds harsh, but this is not a field where, if you want a Big Career, squeamishness is an advantage.

by Anonymousreply 13705/15/2020

R137: would you rate Rory Kinnear's talent at the same level as Ben Whishaw's?

by Anonymousreply 13805/15/2020

R137 - Interesting question. As it happens, I love Kinnear's work, but I think he and Whishaw are very different. One of my great regrets is missing Kinnear's Iago in 2014 at the NT.

Kinnear held his own as Bolingbroke in The Hollow Crown's "Richard II', although it was Whishaw's show in the end (I thought it a fantastic performance, probably the best in the series). Richard has some of the best interior monologues that Shakespeare ever wrote so it's not a fair compariosn.

But Kinnear's Bolingbroke was a perfect foil for Whishaw's Richard and he certainly wasn't overshadowed by Whishaw.

I appreciate both actors, but I do think there is something extraordinary about Whishaw (and no, it's no THAT).

by Anonymousreply 13905/15/2020

Timothee Chalamet and Florence Pugh in Little Women. He had better chemistry with Saoirse but it was more like a brother and sister type chemistry.

by Anonymousreply 14005/20/2020

DiCaprio had the best chemistry with Amy Adams in Catch Me If You Can. I would watch a romcom starring them.

by Anonymousreply 14105/20/2020

R140 disagree Timmy and Florence Pugh had great chemistry. The first time Laurie and Amy made sense.

by Anonymousreply 142Last Thursday at 10:27 AM

R141 I also them together in that movie. I also though Amy Adams had good chemistry with Joaquin Phoenix in Her, even though their characters were just supposed to be friends.

by Anonymousreply 143Last Friday at 7:40 PM
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