My favorite win ever in any category is Judy Holliday in “Born Yesterday.” She had played the role on Broadway for four years before the movie, and it shows. She turns what could have been a punchline bimbo character in a three-dimensional lived-in person, imbuing her with pathos and, surprisingly, wisdom. The scene where she and Broderick…[Read more]
Haven’t seen quite all of them, so this is based on what I have seen.
Best Actor – Sean Penn, Milk,
Best Actress – Marion Cotillard, La Vie En Rose
Best Supporting Actor – Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Best Supporting Actress – Renee Zellweger, Cold Mountain
There aren’t many stinkers in the lists. Voters might not have made the same pick I…[Read more]
Stephen Rea isn’t gay in “The Crying Game.” See, for example, his reaction at the big reveal.
One thing Hanks, Hurt, Penn, and Hoffman have in common is that their characters were pretty much completely de-sexed in their movies.
Mine is kind of like yours. I would like to see visual effects broken into two categories, with something like Best Computer-Generated Imagery (which could also include the production design aspects) and Best Physical Visual Effects for traditional visual effects. Drawing something on a computer has a lot more in common with animation than it…[Read more]