21 January 2013 8:30 AM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

We're still pretty disappointed that Leonardo DiCaprio didn't get nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his turn as the dastardly Calvin Candie in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, but that's the way the cookie crumbles. The good news is, DiCaprio is pretty much always an Oscar contender when he turns in a performance and next year he'll have two opportunities. The first comes this summer in Baz Lurhmann's The Great Gatsby and the other comes in Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street (both in my 13 Most Anticipated Films of 2013). But after that, we might have to wait awhile for another Oscar caliber performance from DiCaprio as he revealed in an interview that he's taking a break from acting. Speaking with an outlet in Germany, Abs-cbn (via The Film Stage) reports DiCaprio's remarks: "I am a bit drained. I'm now going to take a long, long break. »

- Ethan Anderton

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