Poll: Who'll win the Golden Globe as best comedy actor?
There's been so much outrage expressed over the Golden Globe nominations for "The Tourist" that it has no chance to win anything. So forget Johnny Depp's bid for that. However, he's also nominated for "Alice in Wonderland," a truly wondrous performance full of impish charm as the Mad Hatter. He won this category three years ago for "Sweeney Todd," so that proves Globers love him.
Depp's toughest competition is probably Paul Giamatti ("Barney's Version") or Kevin Spacey ("Casino Jack"). Often voters scorn big, funny, cartoonish roles in favor of ones with more artsy pretensions. But not always. Heck, Sacha Baron Cohen won four years ago for "Borat."
-- Tom O'Neil
Left photo: Johnny Depp in "Alice in Wonderland. " Credit: Disney
Center photo: Kevin Spacey in "Casino Jack." Credit: ATO Pictures
Right photo: Paul Giamatti in "Barney's Version." Credit: Sony Pictures Classics