I think by 'off centre' I meant I'd like to see him act in a film that I would actually want to see, 'outstanding performances' are all very well, but if they are not in a film that floats my boat, I'm not going to see it.
Films like 'A Single Man' and 'The King's Speech', while no doubt worthy, with the former being art house fare to a degree, just don't inspire me much. Just not my bag baby.
Give him a shotgun and a a dog rape revenge theme in a blinkered small town suburb in Australia under the jackboot of the Church of Scientology and have it directed by Peter Weir and we can talk, oh and a moustache, he must have a moustache.
My Dad reckons 'The Last Legion' is better than 'Gladiator' too, but then again he has had a stroke.