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Keanu Reeves Pays Emotional Tribute To Point Break’s Patrick Swayze

Just over a decade after losing the star, Keanu Reeves has paid an emotional tribute to Point Break’s Patrick Swayze. The duo starred in the 1991 action movie as Johnny Utah and Bodhi, an undercover FBI agent and the leader of a crew of surfers and bank robbers who find themselves in a tense game of cat-and-mouse while also building bonds with one another. Helmed by Kathryn Bigelow, Point Break was a solid box office success and garnered generally favorable reviews, now being hailed as a cult classic.

Lionsgate and Keanu Reeves recently hosted an “Ask Me Anything” on Reddit in order to promote the upcoming release of John Wick: Chapter 4. When asked by one fan about his favorite memory of working on Point Break, Reeves highlighted his time working with Patrick Swayze, paying an emotional tribute to the late star. See what Reeves said below:

Working with Patrick Swayze. He was a gentleman and a total pro, a movie star, an inspiration.

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Why Point Break’s Bodhi Remains Swayze’s Best Character

Patrick Swayze in Point Break

Across the course of his 30-plus-year career, Swayze had brought to life a number of memorable characters, including Dirty Dancing’s Johnny, Ghost’s Sam and To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar’s Vida, all of which earned him Golden Globe nominations. For many, however, his turn as Bodhi in Point Break remains his most standout character for a number of reasons, the main being his sheer charisma as the bank robbers’ leader.

The reveal that Bodhi and his crew were behind Point Break’s robberies was set up as a major plot twist, as Reeves’ protagonist forged a close bond with the seemingly good-hearted local surfing legend. Even after the truth is finally unveiled and the two know each others’ real identities, Swayze finds a way to keep Bodhi a likable character, not intending any general malice for those around him, unless they cross his paths, as was the case with the security guard and off-duty police officer killed in the final bank robbery.

While it had been spoofed and joked about since its release, Point Break remains a pretty influential movie in the action genre, as evidenced by the Fast & Furious franchise’s success, with the original film only swapping out street racing for sufing and banks for cargo trucks. Whether Vin Diesel’s Dominic Toretto will ever live up to the same charismatic heights as Swayze’s Bodhi is down to one’s own preferences, though the former’s transition from antihero to hero definitely shares DNA with the latter. Audiences can look back on Swayze’s iconic turn as Bodhi with Point Break streaming on HBO Max.

More: Every Keanu Reeves Movie Ranked From Worst to Best (Including The Matrix Resurrections)Source: Lionsgate/Reddit

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‘I am officially off the market’: When Margot Robbie revealed she made the ‘conscious’ decision of not dating actors

Margot Robbie revealed her decision to not date actors because of the media scrutiny that came with a public relationship of two high-profile actors
Back in 2015, A-lister Margot Robbie made a declaration that she would not be dating any actors. The actress may have alluded to her fiance Tom Ackerley, who she married the following year in 2016. In an exclusive interview with Marie Claire, she revealed that being in a relationship as an actor herself came with its own set of challenges. She believed that dating someone who was popular would add on to the media scrutiny.

Margot Robbie opened up on why she made a conscious decision to not date actorsTalking to Marie Claire, she claimed, “I am officially off the market.” She then shared the reasoning behind her decision and added, “I made a conscious decision not to date actors.” She continued to explain, “But not because I hate actors. That’s a nasty generalization to make, and that’s not the case. People take such an interest in your love life when you have a profile, it puts a lot of stress on a relationship.”
The Barbie actress continued, “So two people with profiles, I figure it’s just double the amount of scrutiny, and I’d like to avoid that at all costs.” This came after reports of her locking lips with Tarzan co-star Alexander Skarsgard started making rounds. It was reported that she was caught kissing the actor during the Sundance Film Festival.

Margot Robbie revealed she opted for a minimal lifestyle even after becoming an actorIn the interview, Robbie also opened up about how she was adapting to fame. She shared, “I have a normal 24-year-old life. If I were a waitress, I’d probably have the exact same lifestyle. I’d go to the same clubs I go to already, live in the same house with the same housemates, hang out with the same people.”
However, Margot Robbie tied the knot with Tom Ackerley who is an English producer and actor. The duo met on the sets of 2013 movie Suite Francaise where Tom was working as an assistant director. Post marriage, both of them launched their production company LuckyChap Entertainment.

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Monica Bellucci and Tin Burton at lunch in the restaurant in Selci Lama

For All Saints’ Day, the Hollywood star from Tiferno returned to his native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and then visit his parentsOn the occasion of the All Saints’ Day celebrations, the Hollywood star of Tiferno origin, Monica Bellucci, returned to her native Umbria to enjoy a moment of relaxation and to visit her father Pasquale and her mother Brunella.Flanked by her current partner Tim Burton, she went to lunch, together with about twenty old friends, at the Osteria del Musicista, which has always been her favorite restaurant, in Selci Lama.Menu dedicated to typical dishes of the area, which includes an appetizer with breadsticks lined with coppa, duck in porchetta and grilled pork livers, polenta with wild boar sauce accompanied by the very typical cappelletti in broth.To conclude, a dessert based on fried “ciaccia” with Nutella and roasted chestnuts.
Having paid the bill and greeted the restaurant owner and lifelong friend, Roberto Polchi, Monica brought home cappelletti and broth for a family dinner.

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‘Rocky’ Was Quite Different In His Original Screenplay, Sylvester Stallone Claims

Sylvester Stallone took his friend’s advice on a rewrite of the original screenplay to Rocky. A few tweaks later, he was on his way to major success.
In the new Netflix documentary Sly, Stallone discussed how he initially conceived of the project, which had a much harder edge. In the early version, Rocky was depicted as a “thuggish” character, inspired by Martin Scorsese’s crime drama, Mean Streets.

But Stallone’s perspective changed when a friend read the script and thought the boxer was too cruel for audiences to actually care about him.
Stallone recalled her crying.

“She goes, ‘I hate Rocky. I hate him. He’s cruel. He hits people. He beats them up.’”
Stallone took it to heart, and asked what he could do to soften the character.

“I said, ‘what if you stop short of it?’ Like, maybe he almost did. He could have, that’s his job, but he doesn’t?’ ‘That’d be nice,’” he added. “I said, ‘What if he had a girlfriend or something?’ ‘Yeah, that’s nice.’ So I go back, start writing that: ‘Girlfriend. Nice.’”
$117 million in box office later, a franchise was born.

Stallone also revealed that actor Dolph Lundgren sent him to the hospital during one fight scene in Rocky IV.
“Dolph Lundgren… he pulverized me,” Stallone says in the documentary. “Later that night, my heart started to swell—which happens when the heart hits the chest—and then my blood pressure went up to 260, and they thought I was going to be talking to angels. Next thing I know, I’m in intensive care, where I’m surrounded by nuns, and I thought, ‘OK, that’s curtains.’”
Stallone was in the hospital for nine days following the incident, praying for “one more round.”
“For the first minute of the fight, it is going to be a free-for-all,” Stallone told Lundgren. The Swedish actor joked in a separate interview that all he did was “obey orders,” explaining, “[Stallone] was the boss. I did what he told me.”
Doctors allegedly told Stallone that he received a blow to the ribs that made his heart rattle around in his ribcage, a condition typically seen in head-on collisions. “I did hit a bus, of sorts,” Stallone joked.

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