Best performance?


If there were an Oscar for best performance in this movie, which of the cast would have won it? They all turn in stellar performances, so no one is out yet!

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Jack Lemmon

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You got a good polint there.

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Seconded.

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I think I lean towards Ed Harris, but Alan Arkin is great too. Of course, Lemmon and Pacino, Spacey and Pryce, they all do great jobs. I really don't know. I think I would have to see specific clips for specific actors in competition with each other to begin to figure it out.

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I think Lemmon was the most fleshed out character. They all had cracking dialogue, but Levine seemed to have a backstory (that transcended the mamet soundbites)

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That's true enough. I might agree he had the best written character.

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Shelly's phone calls to his daughter are absolutely heartbreaking. Lemmon deserved an Oscar based on those calls alone.

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