Why We Love These Movies: Mel Gibson
Beneath all the Hollywood scandals, abuse, and drunken stupor there lies an actor that we once knew and loved. His passion on the screen is unmistakable and impossible to forget. Before his catastrophic collapse, Gibson was regarded as an elite actor serving in dramatic roles that highlighted his cinematic abilities. He is most noted for war epics that portrayed him as a charismatic leader. From the moment he opens his mouth, he captures the scene and keeps the audience mesmerized with his interminable fervor and dedication for the screen.
1. The Beaver
2. We Were Soldiers (sorry about the mouse)