Film Feature: The Best Supporting Performances of 2012

Chicago – A mother trying to protect her son from an assassin, a man who coordinates lap dances for a living, a woman whose dreams have died, a gambler betting on his son, and two people at the heart of Abraham Lincoln’s fight to end slavery and the Civil War — 2012 certainly offered a wide array of memorable supporting characters in motion pictures. These are simply my 20 favorites (and come back later today for the accompanying lead performances).

The Best Supporting Actresses of 2012

Five Runner-ups (in alphabetical order): Samantha Barks (“Les Miserables”), Judi Dench (“Skyfall”), Isabelle Huppert (“Amour”), Shirley MacLaine (“Bernie”), and Emma Watson (“The Perks of Being a Wallflower”).

Amy Adams as Peggy Dodd in “The Master

Amy Adams in The Master

Photo credit: The Weinstein Company

A lot of actresses might have taken the role of The Master’s wife and merely turned it into a variation on
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