There are certain actors who, while they don’t guarantee that a movie will be good, per se, guarantee that there will be good in a movie, simply because they’re in it. For the five minutes Christopher Walken is in Gigli, Gigli is a good movie.
But it’s more than just show-saving and show-stealing types; this is a class of actors who are endemic the UGP collective unconscious. Part of our filmic mythos.
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