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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 | Hugh Jackman
Hugh Jackman

Film: Les Misérables

Why He Will Win

1  Jackman’s performance essentially holds up the whole musical, carrying the 17-years of the story and most of the emotional development – and he makes it look easy. Well, easy-ish.
2 He sings, he cries, he waves a gun and saves a kid – surely all the essential steps to win Hollywood’s heart. He already landed the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical/Comedy, for what that’s worth.
3 Everyone loves Hugh Jackman; he’s the nicest man in Hollywood.


 Why He Won't Win

1  There appears to be little momentum behind him judging by the season’s early awards shows; the Globes has never been much of an indicator.
2 He’s still best-known for Wolverine rather than the sort of Serious Thesping that Oscar likes.
3 Daniel Day-Lewis.


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