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By: Christopher Campbell
on February 28, 2014 at 9:32AM
One of the tightest races at the Oscars this year is for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role. No matter who the award goes to, it will be hard to complain that it wasn't the most deserving. We've got five very talented men nominated for some of their best work yet.
Two contenders are first timers at the Academy Awards this year, yet each of them is hardly a newcomer as far as being known for consistently great performances. Another is an elder Hollywood vet who was last nominated 35 years ago. One pop...