Friday, March 03, 2006

Salon.Com Readers' Picks

Well, seems the readers of are with me on who should win the two major acting prizes. But not so in the other categories. (poll includes actors & films not nominated)

Best performance by an actor in a leading role

Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Capote," 37 percent
Heath Ledger, "Brokeback Mountain," 26 percent
David Strathairn, "Good Night, and Good Luck," 10 percent
Joaquin Phoenix, "Walk the Line," 8 percent
Terrence Howard, "Hustle & Flow," 5 percent
Steve Carell, "The 40-Year Old Virgin," 4 percent
Viggo Mortensen, "A History of Violence," 4 percent
Christian Bale, "Batman Begins," 2 percent
Eric Bana, "Munich," 1 percent
Tony Leung, "2046," 1 percent

SZ's pick: Hoffman
AOH's pick: Strathairn

Best performance by an actress in a leading role

Felicity Huffman, "Transamerica," 38 percent
Reese Witherspoon, "Walk the Line," 32 percent
Naomi Watts, "King Kong," 7 percent
Keira Knightley, "Pride & Prejudice," 6 percent
Zhang Ziyi, "2046," 5 percent
Charlize Theron, "North Country," 4 percent
Judi Dench, "Mrs. Henderson Presents," 4 percent
Julianne Moore, "The Prizewinner of Defiance, Ohio," 2 percent
Rachel McAdams, "Red Eye," 2 percent

SZ's pick: Knightley
AOH's pick: Moore

See all the results here.


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