Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Oscar 2010 Update: Best Actor, Best Actress

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So many Oscar blogs, and everyone has their own axe to grind!

Here’s where things stand now among films that have been seen, for Best Actor and Best Actress.

Best Actor:

Colin Firth (“The King’s Speech”), James Franco (“127 Hours”), Ryan Gosling (“Blue Valentine”), Robert Duvall (“Get Low”), Mark Wahlberg (“The Fighter”), Jesse Eisenberg (“The Social Network”), Leonardo DiCaprio (“Shutter Island”– or — “Inception”), Michael Douglas (“Solitary Man”), Javier Bardem (“Biutiful”), Kevin Spacey (“Casino Jack”)

Best Actress:

Annette Bening (“The Kids Are Alright”), Nicole Kidman (“Rabbit Hole”), Natalie Portman (“Black Swan”), Julianne Moore (“The Kids Are Alright”), Michelle Williams (“Blue Valentine”), Patricia Clarkson (“Cairo Time”), Hilary Swank (“Conviction”), Jennifer Lawrence (“Winter’s Bone”), Sally Hawkins (“Made in Dagenham”), Halle Berry (“Frankie and Alice”)

More names on Monday. And this list doesn’t reflect the still unseen Coen brothers remake of “True Grit,” or James L. Brooks’s “How Do You Know,” Andrew Jarecki’s “All Good Things.”

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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