January 26, 2016 at 12:23 pm #213144
Hello, Derbyites. I figured I’d create a new poll series where we create some justice for films and performances that were at least on the outside looking in and got overlooked by the Academy and pick which film or performance that you each got the most overlooked. The first category is Best Supporting Actor back in 2012. Out of the candidates I have listed, I would’ve gone with Leonardo DiCaprio for Django Unchained. But how about you folks? Let’s discuss.January 26, 2016 at 12:35 pm #213146
Dicaprio or Samuel lJanuary 26, 2016 at 12:37 pm #213147
Javier: those eyebrows, rules him out.
Matthew: Good, when he’s on the screen
Eddie: Looks sweet and choir boyish
Samuel: At first, I felt his stereotypical perf was just horrible. But on second thought, he does manage to inject some unexpected layers to this character, evil or otherwise.
Ezra: He’s serviceable enough, but it’s no We Need to Talk About Kevin
Dwight: He’s my choice.January 26, 2016 at 12:39 pm #213148
Great, but make sure for everybody that you would like to keep doing the series. MY ideas have been stolen so many times before. If it’s your game, make it clear for everyone! 🙂
My Personal Lineup
1. Philip Seymour Hoffman in The Master
2. Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe & Bernie (his Magic Mike performance is overrated, so I cannot go with that…)
3. Eddie Redmayne in Les Misérables
4. Tommy Lee Jones in Lincoln
5. Ezra Miller in The Perks of Being a WallflowerJanuary 26, 2016 at 12:52 pm #213149
Nice series! Voted for Dwight Henry easily.January 26, 2016 at 12:58 pm #213150
Matthew.January 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm #213151
Dwight Henry should have won.January 26, 2016 at 1:00 pm #213152
Dwight, Ezra, and Eddie were my top three from the year, along with Hoffman and Jones rounding out my top five. I’m glad to see all three of those men were included in this poll. I voted for Dwight.January 26, 2016 at 1:17 pm #213153
Ezra Miller and Dwight Henry. Awful snubs.January 26, 2016 at 1:33 pm #213154
Ewan McGregor – The Impossible.
Trying to remember my personal ballot, but I think it had McGregor (The Impossible), De Niro (Silver Linings Playbook), Redmayne (Les Miserables), Miller (Perks of Being A Wallflower) and Bardem (Skyfall). McGregor was my personal winner that year though.January 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm #213155
Dwight Henry should have won!January 26, 2016 at 2:01 pm #213156
Django is still my favorite DiCaprio performance, so it would have to be that one. That was an incredibly hard one to call though, tons of great performances to choose between. Here’s what I had that year:
Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained
Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild
Phillip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
Michael Pena, End of Watch
Sam Rockwell, Seven PsychopathsJanuary 26, 2016 at 2:07 pm #213157
I’ll go with Samuel L. JacksonJanuary 26, 2016 at 2:42 pm #213158
Jackson and DiCaprio were BOTH fantastic in Django. I think Waltz was CLEARLY a co-lead, but that’s just me…January 26, 2016 at 3:04 pm #213159
This was Leo’s biggest snub. He was leading in the predictions categories all awards season, the lost the Globe to Christoph waltz, and wasn’t even nominated for the Oscar. And lost to an actor in the same movie for a performance that wasn’t as impressive.