Praise is due when praise is deserved. The only performance that brought me to tears this year–and I’m a big crier–was Dwight Henry in Beasts of the Southern Wild. Henry makes the character of Wink more personal and relatable than the script reads.
Stevee at CinematicParadox is hosting a Blog-a-thon to showcase a film or performance that may not receive recognition this award season. With the Golden Globes being announced Thursday, I hope I’m proven wrong, but I’ll make my case for Dwight Henry hoping he’ll get the nod he deserves.