"I consider my entire movie career a complete failure," he told Men's Journal. "The goal of movie-making is to star in a film where your performance drives the film, and the film is either a soaring critical or commercial success, and I never had that."
He was exceptional in The Cooler. Exceptional. He was, in fact, the spark that fired that movie. I think he shouldn't be so hard on himself.
And his cameo Glengarry Glen Ross is still memorable. No small achievement given that that movie stars Pacino, Lemmon, Harris, Arkin, and Spacey.
Baldwin needs to play another villain as he did in the Coller. A James Bond villain perhaps. He is fucking intense enough to pull it off.