Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. —Henry Fielding

09 January 2007

Best Actor

My top choices in the order I would place them on my Academy ballot if I were allowed to vote:

MELVIL POUPAUD, Time to Leave (Le Temps Qui Reste)


CLIVE OWEN, Children of Men


HUGH JACKMAN, The Fountain


RYAN GOSLING, Half Nelson


JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT, Brick


Runners-up in alphabetical order:
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Departed)
Colin Farrell (Ask the Dust)
Pascal Greggory (Gabrielle)
Brad Pitt (Babel)
Patrick Wilson (Little Children & Hard Candy)

Apologies to Jude Law, Peter O'Toole, Ken Watanabe, James McAvoy and Forest Whitaker, whose films I regrettably have not yet seen.

Discuss!

Related:
My Best Actor picks for 2005
My Best Actor picks for 2004