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Ledger competed with Jack Nicholson’s famous take on the character by going his own way with it.
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McConaughey’s career has had its ups and downs in the years since Richard Linklater’s cult classic, but what’s kept him compelling is evident in a brief, memorable turn as a charming burnout.
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Always a character actor trapped in the body of a leading man, Kilmer gave one of his best performances as a doomed gunslinger.
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He gives a crazily kinetic performance as President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho.
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As a gloriously idiotic TV personality, the comic actor isn’t afraid to make a total fool of himself.
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He's riveting as a director on a power trip, holding the power of life and death in his hands.
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Dowd is brilliant as a woman caught between her sense of duty and her sense of right and wrong.
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Bates’ breakthrough role found the horror in one lonely woman’s obsession.
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An ongoing look at stand-out performances from character actors finds a great performance from a wrestler-turned actor in the middle of a not-so-great Elmore Leonard adaptation.
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New column: Staunch Characters looks at notable performances from remarkable character actors, starting with Michael Shannon.