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When Pop Stars Attempt Movie Stardom: Gaga, Cher, and Other Film Debuts, Ranked

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They place Janet in the Top Ten. I’d rank her higher, of course :)

http://www.vulture.com/2018/10/lady-gaga-star-is-born-pop-stars-film-debuts-ranked.html

 

9. Janet Jackson — Poetic Justice (1993)
She didn’t win “Most Desirable Female” at the MTV Movie Awards for nothing! (A different time, 1993.) And there’s plenty more to budding bard Justice than her looks. Jackson makes her out to be a fully rounded, substantive young woman capable of introspection, dysfunction, independence, and affection, of messing up and learning and getting tougher the way adults in training do. She and a trio of friends — most notably a magnetic Tupac Shakur as Lucky — make the drive from South Central L.A. up to Oakland, and the lower stakes of their destination befit the more low-key profundity of the wisdom they gain along the way. Justice isn’t headed for stardom, just a hairdressing convention, and rather than anything as trite as “follow your dreams,” Jackson locates the more satisfying pearl of “in a brutal world, hold on to whoever you can.”

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Britney is #4? Are they out of their fucking minds? :unsure: 

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They put "Carmen a Hip-hopera" over Poetic Justice.......over Poetic Justice......in what universe, and it's not even a Beyonce dig, it's a "That was a mess & nobody talks/thinks about that mess" dig. Janet deserved top 3, she's a better actress than Whitney but The Bodyguard is brilliant in that it's selling you Whitney's best asset her voice, and her appearance throughout the whole movie, so based on that I can see why it's 2nd, but um Poetic Justice was legitimately a good movie, and though Janet's performance I don't think owned the movie (she shared best performance with Pac & Regina easily, if anyone says they think either of them did better than Janet I always get it), but the movie is legitmately a better & more iconic movie than most of the rankings on the list period. 

Diana's #1 is as deserved as that Oscar nomination tho

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22 hours ago, Black Eagle said:

They were generous giving her a top 10 ranking tbh.:unsure:

On this list of films, with these celebs :unsure:

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I would’ve been fine with this had they put Britney and Beyonce below Janet and left everyone else higher than her still higher than her

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can I play devil's advocate for just a moment? :shifty:  Maybe the problem is in our minds (Wendy voice) "Poetic Justice" the movie is better than the rankings, and not Janet's acting itself :ph34r:

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11 hours ago, jarrylf said:

On this list of films, with these celebs :unsure:

Her performance in Poetic Justice was incredibly mediocre at best.

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On 10/2/2018 at 6:53 PM, Aquaria said:

Britney is #4? Are they out of their fucking minds? :unsure: 

Thanx for letting me know I didn't even need to bother looking. 

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12 hours ago, Black Eagle said:

Her performance in Poetic Justice was incredibly mediocre at best.

More so than any of the above her in this list?.......this isn't comparing her to Angela or Merryl..... 

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