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Old 11-27-2006, 08:31 AM   #2
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Default Re: Gene Hackman or Kevin Spacey?

Spacey's Luthor had a more manic edge, while Hackman's take was more sardonic.

Spacey seemed to be genuinely close to insanity, while Hackman seemed like a mortal whose dreams exceeded his grasp (barely). Since Lex is eventually elected President of the United States in the comics (I believe), I think Hackman's was more believable.

That being said, I enjoyed Spacey's performance more than Hackman's mostly because of the bigger scope of his plot and range.

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