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

11 January 2008

Best Supporting Actor

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


MAX VON SYDOW, Le Scaphandre et le Papillon (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly)


PAUL SCHNEIDER, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 
(& Lars and the Real Girl)


VINCENT CASSEL, Eastern Promises


SAM ROCKWELL, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

JAVIER BARDEM, No Country for Old Men

Runners-up in alphabetical order:
Timothy Dalton (Hot Fuzz)
Marcus Carl Franklin (I'm Not There.)
Peter Freidman (The Savages)
Hal Holbrook (Into the Wild)
Tom Wilkinson (Michael Clayton)

Related:
My Best Supporting Actor Picks for 2006
My Best Supporting Actor Picks for 2005
My Best Supporting Actor Picks for 2004