By Leah Rozen Jenny Sundel
February 26, 2007 12:00 PM

The Departed

BEST ACTOR

In his dazzling turn as Ugandan ruler Idi Amin, Whitaker managed to portray the dictator as paranoid, sadistic and charming. By capturing Amin’s terrifyingly quicksilver shifts in mood, Whitaker revealed a psychopath.

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