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Best Actor Performances of the Decade 2010-2019

There are hundreds of great performances of the past ten years... but I’m singling our the absolutely extraordinary, acting that goes beyond the expected, the norm, the conventional. 6/23/2022 edit: I now shoot Woody Harrelson over Jake Gyllenhaal, a slight edge.

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  • Rampart
  • Nightcrawler
  • Uncut Gems
  • Sully
  • The Hunt
  • The Social Network
  • A Star Is Born
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Shame
  • Ex Machina
  • The Master
  • Manchester by the Sea