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 Best Actors / Actresses of 2012
Holy Motors
1. Denis Lavant, Holy Motors Jean-Louis Trintignant, Amour
2. Joaquin Phoenix, The Master Muhammet Uzuner, Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
3. Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
4. Matthew McConaughey, Killer Joe Jack Black, Bernie
5. Robert Pattinson, Cosmopolis Solomon Glave, Wuthering Heights
Quvenzhané Wallis
1. Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
2. Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
3. Emmanuelle Riva, Amour Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
4. Ann Dowd, Compliance Cécile De France, Kid With a Bike
5. Greta Gerwig, Damsels in Distress Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
 Best Actors / Actresses of 2011
Take Shelter
Guest Host Steve Prokopy
1. Michael Shannon, Take Shelter Michael Fassbender, Shame
2. Ryan Gosling, Drive Michael Shannon, Take Shelter
3. Jean Dujardin, The Artist Brad Pitt, Moneyball
4. Brad Pitt, Moneyball Demi√°n Bichir, A Better Life 
5. Michael Fassbender, Shame Andy Serkis, Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Elizabeth Olsen
1. Anna Paquin, Margaret Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene
2. Juliette Binoche, Certified Copy Vera Farmiga, Higher Ground
3. Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene Charlize Theron, Young Adult
4. Elena Anaya, The Skin I Live In Olivia Colman, Tyrannosaur 
5. Jeong-hie Yun, Poetry Jessica Chastain, Take Shelter
 Best Actors / Actresses of 2010
The Social Network
1.  Edgar Ramirez, Carlos  Aaron Eckhart, Rabbit Hole
2.  Tahar Rahim, A Prophet  Tahar Rahim, A Prophet
3.  Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network  Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network
4.  Aaron Eckhart, Rabbit Hole  Colin Firth, The King's Speech
5.  Colin Firth, The King's Speech  James Franco, 127 Hours
1.  Carey Mulligan, Never Let Me Go  Kim Hye-Ja, Mother
2.  Julianne Moore / Annette Bening - Kids All Right  Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right
3.  Kim Hye-Ja, Mother  Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine
4.  Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine  Noomi Rapace, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
5.  Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole  Emma Stone, Easy A
 Best Actors / Actresses of 2009
1. Mark Duplass, Humpday Tom Hardy, Bronson
2. Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart Christian McKay, Me and Orson Welles
3. Colin Firth, A Single Man Baard Owe, O'Horten
4. Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man Michael Stuhlbarg, A Serious Man
5. Sam Rockwell, Moon Michael Jai White, Black Dynamite
1. Carey Mulligan, An Education Carey Mulligan, An Education
2. Mélanie Laurent, Inglourious Basterds Meryl Streep, Julie and Julia
3. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Antichrist Charlotte Gainsbourg, Antichrist
4. Marion Cotillard, Nine Marion Cotillard, Nine
5. Arta Dobroshi, Lorna's Silence Hatice Aslan, Three Monkeys
Best Actors / Actresses of 2008
1. Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
2. Sean Penn, Milk Sean Penn, Milk
3. Colin Farrell & Brendan Gleeson, In Bruges Alejandro Polanco, Chop Shop
4. Michael Fassbender, Hunger Michael Fassbender, Hunger
5. Clint Eastwood, Gran Torino François Cluzet, Tell No One
1. Cate Blanchett, Curious Case of Benjamin... Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy
2. Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky Kate Winslet, The Reader
3. Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy Samantha Morton, Mister Lonely
4. Catinca Untaru, The Fall Meryl Streep, Doubt
5. Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married Inés Efron, XXY
Best Actors / Actresses of 2007
1. Frank Langella, Starting Out in the Evening Gordon Pinsent, Away From Her
2. Samuel L. Jackson, Black Snake Moan Rolf Lassgård, After the Wedding
3. Tim Roth, Youth Without Youth Richard Gere, The Hoax
4. Josh Brolin, No Country for Old Men Ulrich M√ľhe, The Lives of Others
5. Gordon Pinsent, Away From Her --
1. Ellen Page, Juno Ellen Page, Juno
2. Tang Wei, Lust, Caution Tang Wei, Lust, Caution
3. Keri Russell, Waitress Julie Christie, Away from Her
4. Julie Christie, Away from Her Sidse Babett Knudsen, After the Wedding
5. Christina Ricci, Black Snake Moan Nikki Blonsky, Hairspray
Best Actors / Actresses of 2006
1. Forest Whitaker, Last King of Scotland Gael Garcia Bernal, The Science of Sleep
2. Leonardo DiCaprio, The Departed Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson
3. Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson Forest Whitaker, Last King of Scotland
4. Daniel Craig, Casino Royale Ed Norton, Down in the Valley
5. Clive Owen, Children of Men Will Smith, Pursuit of Happyness
1. Maggie Gyllenhaal, Sherrybaby Gretchen Mol, Notorious Bettie Page
2. Helen Mirren, The Queen Meryl Streep, Devil Wears Prada
3. Penelope Cruz, Volver Evan Rachel Wood, Down in the Valley
4. Lee Young-Ae, Lady Vengeance Jennifer Aniston, The Break-Up
5. Gretchen Mol, The Notorious Bettie Page Helen Mirren, The Queen

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