Uma Thurman: 5 Awesome Performances And 5 That Sucked

No prizes for guessing which category Batman And Robin fits into.

In a career spanning nearly thirty years Uma Thurman has collected an impressive array of credits. She€™s played historical figures, femme fatales, a comic book villain, a vengeful sword wielding assassin and even Lois Lane (it was in Movie 43 so it€™s probably not canon). In her best work she€™s able to combine movie star charisma with real emotional depth. Even in her weaker movies she€™s usually able to bring something interesting to the part. It€™s little wonder she went on to become Tarantino€™s long-term muse. She€™s also been the victim of a few poor choices throughout her career. Hollywood has always had a problem coming up with meaty roles for women that aren't €œthe girlfriend€ or €œthe wife€ that may or may not need rescuing. She€™s played a few of those parts while also signing up for bad blockbusters and laugh free romantic comedies. Maybe those choices were down to bad luck with script offers but she€™s has been responsible for making a few of those bad movies even worse. With the upcoming release of Burnt, where she co-stars alongside Bradley Cooper, this is as good a time as any to look back over her CV and see where she went right. And where she went so very, very wrong...

Handsome. Charismatic. Intelligent. Noble. Witty. I'm none of these things, but I'm a half decent writer, I guess.