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Three New Photos of Rupert Grint in "Cherrybomb"

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Posted by: sue
December 18, 2008, 08:44 PM

Three more new photos of actor Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) in his new film "Cherrybomb" are now online courtesy of Icecreamman. Update: You can now see them here!

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Miriam

Eruditewitch, forgive me if i’m mistaken, but i was under the impression that rupert was a british actor? And your continued arrogance and dismissive nature astounds me. And dismissive you must be if you would lose respect for an actor for making a film etc that isn’t ‘quality’. And forgive me again, but didnt rupert appear in thunderpants? Or was that ‘quality’?

Posted by Miriam on December 20, 2008, 04:03 PM report to moderator
EruditeWitch

he was a child. You get better with each film you do. It was a good film for a little kid.

I know he’s a British Actor, but I’m basing my opinion on TV movies on what I know and what is available to me. Out here, they are terrible. If they are good out there, that’s great, and I bet they are of much better quality out there.

If you need to understand how made for tv movies can ruin an actor’s career, see Tom Cavanaugh.

You’re continuing to be mean and make things very personal when I’ve not done that to anyone. Do you do this because you’re bored?

Posted by EruditeWitch on December 20, 2008, 04:12 PM report to moderator
Miriam

I’m not being mean, i am pointing out your limitations. You have grouped tv drama all together and now you are backtracking and saying all your comments are from a US perspective. That renders your opinion of rupert doing them completely redundant as he would more likely, for now, to do british productions. So whatever you think he shouldn’t do is not relevant. And no, thunderpants wasn’t good in anyway. And no i am not bored, i just find your views narrow and unfair.

Posted by Miriam on December 20, 2008, 04:36 PM report to moderator
Miriam

I’m not being mean, i am pointing out your limitations. You have grouped tv drama all together and now you are backtracking and saying all your comments are from a US perspective. That renders your opinion of rupert doing them completely redundant as he would more likely, for now, to do british productions. So whatever you think he shouldn’t do is not relevant. And no, thunderpants wasn’t good in anyway. And no i am not bored, i just find your views narrow and unfair.

Posted by Miriam on December 20, 2008, 04:36 PM report to moderator
mollywobbles23

*I can’t believe people are snobbish enough to think films are somehow superior to tv or theatre just because rupert hasn’t done those. What will you say if he does decide to do those? And seeing as maggie smith, ralph fiennes, gambon, coltraine, branagh and a lot of the other hp actors have done tv and theatre, it’s hardly less quality.
Posted by Miriam on December 20, 2008, 10:45 AM *

Well, I mentioned theater and I think it’s a fine medium. It seems to be where Dan really shines and I think that’s great. Personally, though, I think Rupert has made better career choices outside of HP than Dan or Emma. That’s just my personal opinion.

mollywobbles 23: Well, calling Thunderpants a “real quality” movie is like saying “Osama Bin Lady deserves the Nobel peace price”
It´s funny about Thunderpants actually: That movie is….to be honest…the worst
peace of crap ever made. but I really like Rupert´s performance, because it was so “Not-Ron”.
I haven´t seen Driving Lessons, so I can´t make jugdement about that
Posted by Sonja on December 20, 2008, 03:11 AM

I never said it was quality. In fact I said “I don’t know if it is quality…I’ve never seen it.” But, an awful lot of A-list actors costarred with him in it, I know that much.

You should rent Driving Lessons. It’s a great film.

… Now, if Rupert did a BBC film, I’d give it a shot. Do I think it’d be a good step for his career? No. I think it’d be a step back. The only BBC film I’ve seen (admittedly, not many) that was any good was Britz. If he did something like that, I would be okay with it, quality and craft wise, just not career wise.

I think we can all agree that the trio have made their choices and that we all have different opinions on them. I think Rupert is the best actor out of the three and I am so happy that he is definitely going to have a fantastic career in movies once HP is over, as long as that’s what he wants. If he wanted to do theater, I would be very encouraged, though a bit sad that’d I’d never get to see him in it. As for tv movies, it’s rare that they are of really good quality, even in the BBC. Ballet Shoes, while lovely, was not exactly my type of film; I was more interested in their “mother’s” love life than the girls finding themselves. My Boy Jack was…a bit boring to be honest, though it had a couple of beautiful scenes that made it worthwhile.

Posted by mollywobbles23 on December 20, 2008, 04:54 PM report to moderator
AJWC1

“I want to ask other Rupert fans: "will you dismise (spell) him if his does a “low-quality” tv movie?"
~Sonja

I’ll answer your question. I will always be interested in any projects Rupert does. I will not dispise him, because actors don’t go into projects with the expectation that it’s going to suck, unless, they are pressed for cash, they are contractually obligated, changes are made after production has begun (cast changes, script changes, directorial changes, financial changes, or if they are just beginning, and they have to start somewhere, etc.

An actor hopes that, (low budget or not) their acting work will speak for itself.

Let me ask me ask this question of you. If by some chance Rupert DOES do a tv movie (British tv movie) with actors such as, Maggie Smith, Emma Staunton, Helen Mirran (sp?), and he (according to the synopsis) is one of the leads, and you’ve not seen it, (sticking to your belief that tv movies which is a perfectly respectable medium, which I do not find any issue at all with is a good way to go career wise) will you find a way to comment that (for no other reason than Rupert is in it) that it’s a crap project and that the only reason he’s doing it is that he couldn’t get a respectable job in a feature length film???

I ask this, cause that’s what folks do, right? It was accidently said that DL was going to be on ITV (not being British, and not knowing the status of ITV), all I read was that ITV sucks and no good movie would be on ITV. RIGHT AFTER THAT, it was corrected that it was Dan’s film (can’t recall if it was DB, or MBJ) that was to be on ITV. THE SAME POSTER corrected their statement, saying that it was wonderful that Dan’s movie was going to be on ITV, and when asked what all that crap was about when the poster thought it was Rupert’s movie, they said out right that they only said that because it was Rupert’s movie.

This is the stuff I don’t like. You can not be interested in the actor or their projects, that’s fine. But, what kind of sense did that make??? Even for a person who’s consistanly against Rupert, that can’t possibly make any sense to you?

As for EruditeWitch,

I know that forbidden goodness of the Lifetime Movie Channel has does a lot for the way tv movies are viewed, but it’s not all bad.

Roots was a tv movie. I guess you can say (unless it’s pay cable), that the glory is gone, but I think in Britain, it’s much more respectable.

However, what if in the future, Rupert does become a tv movie actor, in the States? I’d look at it this way, if Rupert were to become a tv movie, or a b-movie actor, I’d be reminded of what the actor who starred in Gremlin’s said once. He may not be in big movies, but he’s NEVER had to work a real job in his life.

SO, while we are here debating the trio’s career moves, often times while sitting looking for a break from our own “real jobs” , we can be rest assured that Rupert and co, will be off traveling, playing golf, going to fashion weeks, and really not giving that much of a rat’s behind what we think.

Rupert is going to be ok, and he WILL have the career he want’s. :)

Posted by AJWC1 on December 20, 2008, 05:12 PM report to moderator
Miriam

I still don’t consider rupert a good enough actor to make much of an impact, but that’s my opinion. But it is one thing to discuss an actor and say you don’t like them, it is something else to say a form of art is beneath them, as has been implied. Also, itv makes many prestigeous dramas, and britz was a channel 4 production not bbc. Maybe US dramas aren’t very, but the quality of writing for tv series there is very high and often exceeds film. In the UK tv is just as acclaimed, if not more so, as film.

Posted by Miriam on December 20, 2008, 05:29 PM report to moderator
Sonja

“Let me ask me ask this question of you. If by some chance Rupert DOES do a tv movie (British tv movie) with actors such as, Maggie Smith, Emma Staunton, Helen Mirran (sp?), and he (according to the synopsis) is one of the leads, and you’ve not seen it, (sticking to your belief that tv movies which is a perfectly respectable medium, which I do not find any issue at all with is a good way to go career wise) will you find a way to comment that (for no other reason than Rupert is in it) that it’s a crap project and that the only reason he’s doing it is that he couldn’t get a respectable job in a feature length film???”

Well, if I have something on my mind about the subject, then yes, I´ll comment it….

Posted by Sonja on December 20, 2008, 05:30 PM report to moderator
Miriam

I still don’t consider rupert a good enough actor to make much of an impact, but that’s my opinion. But it is one thing to discuss an actor and say you don’t like them, it is something else to say a form of art is beneath them, as has been implied. Also, itv makes many prestigeous dramas, and britz was a channel 4 production not bbc. Maybe US dramas aren’t very, but the quality of writing for tv series there is very high and often exceeds film. In the UK tv is just as acclaimed, if not more so, as film.

Posted by Miriam on December 20, 2008, 05:30 PM report to moderator
Miriam

I still don’t consider rupert a good enough actor to make much of an impact, but that’s my opinion. But it is one thing to discuss an actor and say you don’t like them, it is something else to say a form of art is beneath them, as has been implied. Also, itv makes many prestigeous dramas, and britz was a channel 4 production not bbc. Maybe US dramas aren’t very, but the quality of writing for tv series there is very high and often exceeds film. In the UK tv is just as acclaimed, if not more so, as film.

Posted by Miriam on December 20, 2008, 05:30 PM report to moderator
Suz

I find it very interesting that the people who are the most anti-Rupert are also the most pro-another actor (we all know who), and feel the need to cut down Rupert no matter what he does. Either he is too quiet and shy, doesn’t dress like they think he should, or he dares to have to be Hermione’s love interest (which of course means that Emma has to be pitied for having to come near him), or he acts in another movie (that is then immediately declared not worth seeing by the anti-Rupert brigade). He never says a bad word about his co-actors, but for some reason, fans of said co-actors seem to feel extremely threatened by any success Rupert dares to have.

And then there are the ones who think no male red head could ever be attractive.

Fans are strange creatures, but fortunately most of them eventually outgrow this kind of stuff in favor of RL and some maturity.

Posted by Suz on December 20, 2008, 05:51 PM report to moderator
mollywobbles23

@ Miriam

Well, it played on BBC America here, so there’s no way I could’ve known that.

US dramas are great on premium channels like HBO or Showtime. It’s very rare that a TV movie on one of the networks is more than mediocre, though, as they tend to be very melodramatic. There are few exceptions like Roots, The 60’s, and…well, I can’t really think of another one. Unless they’re on a premium channel, TV movies here are considered a last resort for an actor whose career is floundering or never took off in the first place.

Anyway, I think the whole argument here is a bit pointless. From your experience, TV movies are a great move, in ours it’s not. It all comes down to different perspectives, just like we think Rupert is a great actor and some others don’t (and seem to like to say so any freaking chance they get).

Posted by mollywobbles23 on December 20, 2008, 06:00 PM report to moderator
AJWC1

Well, if I have something on my mind about the subject, then yes, I´ll comment it….

I’m here, I’m saying that I have nothing against tv movies…I think I answered your question.

But, I feel like my question wasn’t answered. Of course, if you have an opinion on a subject, you are more than free to comment.

so, let me rephrase (incase it was just due to all of my rambling, which I am prone to do…)

If Rupert were to do a tv movie, with all of these actors. Would you say (without having seen it), that they project was probably crap and that Rupert’s only doing it because he couldn’t get a feature length gig?

Posted by AJWC1 on December 20, 2008, 06:09 PM report to moderator
AJWC1

“it is something else to say a form of art is beneath them, as has been implied. Also, itv makes many prestigeous dramas, and britz was a channel 4 production not bbc.” ~Miriam

But, that’s exactly the type of stuff that some Rupert dislikers have done. And that’s the kind of stuff that has burned me up.

He get’s a role in WT, “oh, it’s probably small.” He’s in it with Bill Nighy, etc. “Who say’s they are all that,,,”

I mean darn, it may not be for you (not you personally, but the general you..), but to find any and every reason to discredit it JUST because it’s Rupert and not Dan or Emma is just,……why?

That’s my only beef.

Posted by AJWC1 on December 20, 2008, 06:15 PM report to moderator
AJWC1

“it is something else to say a form of art is beneath them, as has been implied. Also, itv makes many prestigeous dramas, and britz was a channel 4 production not bbc.” ~Miriam

But, that’s exactly the type of stuff that some Rupert dislikers have done. And that’s the kind of stuff that has burned me up.

He get’s a role in WT, “oh, it’s probably small.” He’s in it with Bill Nighy, etc. “Who say’s they are all that,,,”

I mean darn, it may not be for you (not you personally, but the general you..), but to find any and every reason to discredit it JUST because it’s Rupert and not Dan or Emma is just,……why?

That’s my only beef.

Posted by AJWC1 on December 20, 2008, 06:15 PM report to moderator
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