Picks and Pans Review: BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

updated 02/25/2008 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 02/25/2008 AT 01:00 AM EST

Casey Affleck
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

Javier Bardem
No Country for Old Men


Philip Seymour Hoffman
Charlie Wilson's War

Hal Holbrook
Into the Wild

Tom Wilkinson
Michael Clayton

Javier Bardem's implacable killer, armed with a pneumatic gun and sporting that incongruous Buster Brown do, was the scariest bad guy to stalk a screen in years. But what really distinguished his turn in No Country for Old Men was the wry humor he brought to the role, as if his maniac was in on a cosmic joke everyone else failed to appreciate.

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