In recognition of this year's strongest cinematic stud, Best Male Performance honors the leading man with a big bucket of Golden Popcorn.
David O. Russell
Bradley Cooper charms as Pat, a bi-polar man living with his parents who befriends a beautiful-but-equally-disturbed neighbor named Tiffany.
Inspired by real events, Ben Affleck mesmerizes in this story of a CIA agent with a risky-but-brilliant plan to recover six American embassy employees from the violent revolution in 1980's Iran.
As Mike, the sexy stripper with a business-minded brain and very sweet soft side, Channing Tatum is magnetically charismatic and genuinely believable.
Perhaps the most distinguished character actor alive, Daniel Day-Lewis breathes life into the 16th President of the United States as he pushes for the abolition of slavery.
As freed slave Django, Jamie Foxx exercises an impressive range of emotions, forcing the audience to feel the utmost empathy as he struggles to save his beloved wife from a brutal plantation owner.