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.
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.
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,