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

16 January 2012

Best Supporting Actor 2011

My top choices in the order I would place them on my Academy ballot if I were allowed to vote. In other words, I acknowledge that this list is already influenced by awards buzz, and the actors who I think need the most votes are at the top.


BOBBY CANNAVALE, Win Win

CHRIS PRATT, Moneyball

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

VIGGO MORTENSEN, A Dangerous Method

KENNETH BRANAGH, My Week with Marilyn

Also loved:
Niels Arestrup, War Horse
Luke Evans, Immortals
Chris O'Dowd, Bridesmaids

Related:
My Best Supporting Actor Picks for 2010
My Best Supporting Actor Picks for 2009
My Best Supporting Actor Picks for 2008
My Best Supporting Actor Picks for 2007