He's appearing in the film opposite a ton of winners/nominees (Ralph Fiennes, Emma Thompson, Jim Broadbent, just to name a few) and out-acting everyone, yet has never been recognized himself. I also began to wonder if the film itself could score a Best Picture nomination, what with as many as 10 films able to be nommed.
Well, apparently I wasn't alone in wondering, as I read some pieces over the weekend on this very topic. Dave Karger at Entertainment Weekly weighed in today, finding it unlikely but not impossible.
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