Does an Oscar really determine who is a best actor, nope. Given the utter banality of Coppola's script and listless workmanlike direction by Schaffner, this is one of the few movies in existence that can truly be said to be all about the performance. Not many actors could have dared running in a feminine manner the way he did in the Venice sequence; something that was just good enough for the price of a ticket! Watching Brad Pitt age backwards and seeing evolve from a gangly young woman into a mature, dignified senior citizen could have felt contrived, could have looked hokey even with all the progress that's been made in make-up effects. Many many many more to come. Wow the fact that you put Tom Cruise in your honorable mentions is very laughable. Such a shame that he is so bad at choosing parts… he turned down Forrest Gump and The Green Mile!!! Unfortunately, there were no acting nominations for Saul Dibb's splendid 18th century costume drama The Duchess with two nominations and one win Best Costume Design and Best Art Direction , although they were deserved for Keira Knightley as the title character - a witty and attractive 17 year-old naive aristocrat Georgiana Spencer, who was set up and then trapped in an emotionally-distant, arranged marriage with callous, loathsome, but regal and powerful Duke of Devonshire William Cavendish Ralph Fiennes. Under current Academy rules, however, dual awards are given only for exact ties.
Bush was devoid of any Oscars' recognition - and it was a surprise that Brolin was nominated for his supporting role in Milk instead. But these list really never mean anything, because solid arguements can be formed for all these actors mentioned. I also think Robin Williams should be mentioned. Top 10 leading role actors 1. This happened only four other times in Oscar history: 1957, 1964, 1981, and 2005. That doesn't sound all that appealing. A beautiful mind is my favorite movie! He is one of the best actors of his generation, just look at his diverse body of work and his performances.
For the first five ceremonies, the eligibility period was done on a seasonal basis, from August to July. Leave aside the entire gay angle; Abhishek Bachchan truly demonstrated an altogether different facet of his personality with 'Dostana'. Jackson — Viggo Mortensen — Jack Nicholson — Edward Norton — Ryan Reynolds — Will Smith — Robin Williams Folks already mentioned Robert Downey Jr and Denzel Washington… but… no Jude Law! I would give honorable mention to Alan Rickman, Matt Damon, Joachin Phoenix, Tom Hanks and Ralph Fiennes and eliminate Christian Bale, Joseph Fiennes, and George Clooney. The overwhelming favorite was the animated documentary Waltz With Bashir Israel the Golden Globe winner for Best Foreign Language Film , the first animated film ever to be nominated for Best Foreign Language Film. Shane was a character that was always dislikable.
Russel Crowe has you fooled John, but not most of us. The decision was made the previous year in response to the controversy surrounding 's failure to receive a nomination for. Born in 1982, Ranbir is one of the most popular actors in Bollywood. It was the first Japanese film to ever win a competitive Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. In his characteristic manner, Akshay Kumar proved once again that if the masala ingredients are mixed well, he is good enough to carry any story or narrative entirely on his screen presence. C : received one more vote than.
Many critics were surprised by the blatant snub-omission of Bruce Springsteen in the Best Original Song category he won the Golden Globe Award for the theme song in the closing credits for The Wrestler. To add to his basket of fame, some of his major hits are featured in the best selling films in India. Also, my list would include a lot of other actors: Nick Cage, George Clooney, Overall, Day-Lewis is a much better actor than Crow. Jack nichlson is also one of the best along with. Now I feel better versed about the disgraced ex-President as a fallen world leader and as a man who had to deal with being run out of office something he brought on himself and forced to live out his life away from the world of politics.
The popularity of Who Wants to be a Millionaire has waned, but you don't need to be a fan of the series to understand and enjoy Slumdog Millionaire. His perofrmance seemed forecd like he was trying too hard. As The Joker in Batman he gave us the best comic villain in film history. With a career built over the years, Salman as an endless list of appearances to his name including films and songs. Lawrence Kutner on the series House.
Great actors are extremely rare, and when you find one, enjoy their work as much as you can. He recently appeared in the film Get Smart. Personally I consider Will Smith more of a movie star than an actor. The effects are top-notch, Nolan's direction is crisp and precise, and there's absolutely no fat left to trim away. Cruise would face an even steeper uphill battle.
This list is what I consider are the top 5 best television actors of this great year. Qualification : Denzel Washington and Tom Hanks have been great actors for a long time and remain so today. Though with an exception of Salman Khan who by the way had a horrible 2008 professionally all the other aforementioned actors did justify their standing in the Top-5, there were also men like Ranvir Shorey, Emraan Hashmi and Abhishek Bachchan who sprung a surprise. Thankfully we had Lost during the writers strike and the end of the year saw the conclusion of one of the greatest television shows in history. Hrithik Roshan Taking the 7th position among the famous and successful Bollywood actors is Hrithik. There are hardly a few actors who could have carried off a film entirely on their shoulders but Hrithik Roshan made it possible, hence keeping his successful run intact. In the list of his popular appearance is the Action Replay and Guzaarish both of which appeared in 2010.
The 2008 Top 10 Asian American Actors for 2008. Whether it was the physical appearance or the dialogue delivery or the screen presence or the sheer demeanor, Hrithik didn't cut any loose corners for his role as Akbar. Though in former he came up with his best performance ever, it was the latter that brought in moolah at the box office. The actors and productions in Bollywood continue to thrill by each day and it is turning to be the home of the biggest actors. Kal Penn Kal Penn is an American actor, producer, and political activist. To add to his bag of fame, he has several of hit hits featured in most of the movies he makes appearance.