Abby (abbycadabra) wrote in fandomfilmgeeks,

So, yes, it's another one of those annoying, Most Over/Underrated/Justified actors and acrtresses things. But this time I thought we could do something a little different in honor of Oscar night.

The breakdown is by this year's nominated performances, not the actual actor or actress themselves. Each performance is sorted by the category that they've been nominated in. Your job is to choose the most overrated and/or underrated performance in each category, and, if you are behooved to do so, explain why you chose it.

Supporting Actor
Alec Baldwin for The Cooler
Benicio Del Toro for 21 Grams
Djimon Honsou for In America
Tim Robbins for Mystic River
Ken Watanabe for The Last Samurai

Supporting Actress
Shohreh Angdashloo for House of Sand and Fog
Patricia Clarkson for Pieces of April
Marcia Gay Harden for Mystic River
Holly Hunter for Thirteen
Renee Zellweger for Cold Mountain

Best Actor
Johnny Depp for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Ben Kingsley for House of Sand and Fog
Jude Law for Cold Mountain
Bill Murray for Lost in Translation
Sean Penn for Mystic River

Best Actress
Keisha Castle-Hughes for Whale Rider
Diane Keaton for Something's Gotta Give
Samantha Morton for In America
Charlize Theron for Monster
Naomi Watts for 21 Grams
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