5. Patton Oswalt in Young Adult - Oswalt improves his film as much as he can through his funny and sometimes moving performance.
Best Scene: Matt talks about his injury.
4. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Headhunters - Waldau gives an enjoyably smug and properly straight forward portrayal of a true cutthroat in every sense.
Best Scene: Clas at the meeting.
3. Tom Hiddleston in Thor - Hiddleston succeeds in bringing the needed complexity to Loki who he shows to be far more than a simple trickster.
Best Scene: Loki reveals his plan.
2. Sam Worthington in The Debt - Worthington proves himself more than capable in a supporting role creating a heartbreaking depiction of man broken by tragedy.
Best Scene: David and Rachel at the party.
1. Brian Cox in Coriolanus - Good predictions Robert MacFarlane, Luke, Anonymous, and Calvin. Cox gives a great Shakespearean performance as he manages to modernize the Bard's words in his surprisingly affecting portrayal of a man attempting to save his friend and his country.
Best Scene: Menenius makes his final plea to Caius.