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The 79th Academy Awards
Forest Whitaker
Best Actor
Forest Whitaker, "The Last King of Scotland"
"Forest Whitaker has a gift for disappearing inside a character's fractured state of mind -- think Charlie Parker in "Bird" or the assassin in "Ghost Dog" ... [For Amin] Whitaker conveys an intense mess of facial tics and intimidating mannerisms. ... He's the tyrant as Yogi Bear." -- Wesley Morris
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