Owns it from beginning to end. Tells more than the screenplay intends to. Heartbreaking when defeated. Flawless.
It’s his one man show and knows it. Complete believability. Likeable, touching, relatable. Brings heart in dry directing.
Versatility in playing “both” characters. Adorable when needed. Flawed when the story asks for it. A subtle scene-stealer.
The performance is technically perfect. Manages the difficult character. Brings the tears at the right moment. Does what required.
A terrific mix of feeling the performance and fierce physicality. Brave and honest. Playing with the camera. Delicious black swan transformation.
Brings the intelligence that the character requires. Accurately rigid and arrogant. Believable and touching. Nails the feeling of betrayal.
Does wonders without words. Her face tells the story of the character. Goes from quiet to breakdown with equal believability. Emotionally there.
Just enough amount of humor to make the drama sweet. Intelligent in every way. Subtle, funny, likeable.
The one likeable character and he knows it. The heart of the film. Brings the real drama in the ending. Relatable and believable.
He’s so much into the character. Great chemistry with Leo. Breathtaking in most scenes. Knows how to steal the show.
The one performance to relate to. Intelligent. Good hold on the emotions. An interesting mix of dignity and likeability.
A scene stealer, above the material. Smart in building the character arc. Brings the emotion when needed. Vulnerable, yet intimidating.
The one to look at in the film. Manages real emotion in couple of key scenes. Knows what he’s doing. Believable and continuity.
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Doesn’t miss any opportunities. Every line is there. Every look is exploited. Loves the camera. Not afraid to take it a step further.
2. Lesley Manville – Another Year
When she’s good, she’s perfection. Owns the ending. Heartbreaking. Believable even when testing the limits. Memorable.
Likeability factor through the roof. Puts so much believability. Made the date scene uncomfortably relatable. I was rooting for her.
Delicious to look at when she’s angry. I’ve enjoyed the vulgarity and loudness. Selfish in a good manner. A real force of nature.
6. Miranda Richardson – Made in Dagenham
7. Anika Noni Rose – For Colored Girls
8. Kimberly Elise – For Colored Girls
9. Amy Adams – The Fighter
10. Gemma Jones – You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
Almost there: Olivia Williams – The Ghost Writer, Bryce Dallas Howard – Hereafter, Helena Bonham Carter – The King’s Speech, Helena Bonham Carter – Alice in Wonderland, Marion Cotillard – Inception.
BEST PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR:
Javier Bardem – Biutiful
BEST ACHIEVEMENT OF THE YEAR (ANY CATEGORY):
Hans Zimmer for the Inception Original Score.
Recap of the winners of the Alex In Movieland Awards 2010:
Best Film: Toy Story 3
Best Director: Christopher Nolan, for Inception
Best Actor: Javier Bardem, for Biutiful
Best Actress: Natalie Portman, for Black Swan
Best Supporting Actor: Andrew Garfield, for The Social Network
Best Supporting Actress: Jacki Weaver, for Animal Kingdom
Best Original Screenplay: Mother and Child
Best Adapted Screenplay: Toy Story 3
Best Cinematography: Inception
Best Original Score: Inception
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