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11-24-2012, 05:53 PM
Stu Macher
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Originally Posted by SB164 View Post
So did I. Naturally, I had high expectations for the Lawless. Thoughts on Tom Hardy's performance?

Mia Wasikowska was also very impressive in The Kids Are Alright. Would love to see work alongside the talented Rooney Mara, those two could pass for sisters.
I think Tom Hardy certainly has a nice presence, but I wish he would tone down the accent a bit. It's hard to fully embrace a performance when you can't understand 60-70 percent of the words coming out of his mouth. My favorite Tom Hardy performance is probably his supporting role in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. But to be fair I have not seen Bronson, and know he gets a lot of hype for that.

Mia Wasikowska is impressive in The Kids Are All Right, albeit in a role that isn't as big as I thought it should be. She is also very good in Season 1 of In Treatment, and she does a lot to try to make Gus Van Sant's Restless watchable.

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