Blast From The Past: GQ’s moving profile on Brendan Fraser’s career comeback


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/02/26/blast-from-the-past-gqs-mo.html


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Blast From The Past

A Great all around movie, hard to find anything wrong with it. Glad he is on the mend, multiple surgeries can suck the life out’a you. Fall down 7, get up 8.


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I’ve always had a fondness for Brendan Fraser, despite some of his movies not being the best. He’s very funny, affable and charismatic and now knowing that his retreat from the spotlight was due to physical problems (and more) does break my heart a little bit. However i’m glad he took the time to take care of himself.


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If Fraser took this much damage from doing 3 films, how is Jackie Chan even alive? (Or rather how did he survive the '90s?)


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I gather this means he is NOT going to be fulfilling my dream of making a William Tell movie: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1440382/

Still, welcome back! We missed you.


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Martial arts training?

Mostly this I would think, though:


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I do believe his physical size plus not having an active background in martial arts plays a part in how his body was unable to recover and keep up with how demanding his roles were.


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