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2013 Oscar Nominees Profiled: Best Actor
We assess the pros and cons for this year’s Academy Award nominees

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2013 Oscar Nominees Profiled: Best Actor | Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis

Film: Lincoln

Why He Will Win

1  His performance is astonishing even by Day-Lewis standards, with the actor completely disappearing into the character. We’ve never seen anything like it.
2 He’s generally acknowledged as the greatest actor of his generation, and he’s even been charming and merrily doing the awards rounds this season – at which he’s won everything going so far.
3 Daniel Day-Lewis.

 

 Why He Won't Win

1  Er, jealousy?
2 What if everyone assumes that everybody else voted for DDL and they cast a throwaway vote for, say, Cooper?
3 There’s been a ridiculous and largely manufactured controversy about his voice, so that maybe? We’re clutching at straws here.
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