Originally posted by zeeblebot
"Why can't you act?"
WTF?! Now, I know that Tropic Thunder wasn't exactly Shakespeare... but DANG!!! That man gave the best $#%$#@# performance I've ever seen! Even though a lot of what was said in the film was in poor taste, and personally pissed me off, I can't deny that RDJr's acting was incredible. I grew up with a large number of older black men that were JUST like his portrayal. I even know a number of black men (and women) that have told me that he reminded them (visually, not just character-wise) of uncles or grandfathers. They wouldn't have known he WASN'T black (or recognized him at all) had they not known going in who was playing the part.