Monday, September 2, 2013

Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actor

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September 2nd Update.

1. Tom Hanks- Saving Mr. Banks
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Tom Hanks looks poised to rejoin the Oscar race for the first time in 13 years. (It's been that long). Hanks plays the iconic Walt Disney in a biography about bringing the Mary Poppins story to life. I have questions about the film overall, but Hanks should be a hit. 

2. Jared Leto- Dallas Buyers Club
 Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club, Jared Leto drag
Jared Leto has been getting terrific early notices as a transgender HIV patient in Dallas Buyers Club. Not only does the role sound baity in itself, he also went through a tremendous physical transformation as well, weighing as little as 116 pounds during filming.

3. Michael Fassbender- 12 Years a Slave
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Fassbender plays the evil slave owner in Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave. Fassbender has gained a lot of respect the last few years, especially when he just missed out for Shame.  The villain role has been a staple for Best Supporting Actor, and I expect Fassbender to be rewarded here.

4. Daniel Bruhl- Rush
You may remember Bruhl as Frederik Zoller in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds. This time, he's playing am intense formula 1 driver in Rush, an incredible true story from Ron Howard. Early notices have been outstanding.
5. Jonah Hill- The Wolf of Wall Street
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Jonah Hill will star opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street. It's an interesting role in a high profile film. Hill managed to pull off a nomination for Moneyball. Now he gets to work with one of the best. We'll see what happens.

Other possibilities

6. Josh Brolin- Labor Day

7. Javier Bardem- The Counselor

8. Bradley Cooper- American Hustle

9. George Clooney- Gravity

10. Matt Damon- The Monuments Men

Coming Soon: Best Actress.

1 comment:

  1. I'm pretty much thinking the same thing right now, with Renner as an alternate somewhere.