Thomas McCarthy
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//Features

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008
13 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

//Reviews

The Visitor
16 Apr 2008 // 11:03 PM

Tender and detailed, Thomas McCarthy's movie features beautiful performances, but is grounded in a fundamental difficulty, that Walter's education is achieved by his engagement with brown and black people.

//News

Oscar nominees like Richard Jenkins may look familiar
18 Feb 2009 // 1:14 AM

The contenders for acting honors at this year's Academy Awards are largely a collection of well-branded commodities known to millions of Americans by first name

Veteran character actor Richard Jenkins gets a star turn in 'The Visitors'
23 Apr 2008 // 10:46 PM

"A brilliantly sustained performance." -- William Arnold, Seattle Post-Intelligencer. "A star turn that "brings all his saltiness and comic solemnity to bear." -- Wesley Morris,

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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