Dave Karger sizes up the Best Actress race. Keaton and Theron are neck and neck
Dave Karger sizes up the Best Actress race
Predicted Winner Charlize Theron, ”Monster”
Possible Upsets Diane Keaton, ”Something’s Gotta Give”; Keisha Castle-Hughes, ”Whale Rider”
No Way Naomi Watts, ”21 Grams”; Samantha Morton, ”In America”
Theron’s victory at the SAG awards, which historically have been hard on smaller indie films, means she?s even more of a frontrunner than some analysts had thought. Thanks to all the media attention on Theron’s phenomenal performance, voters have certainly made watching ”Monster” a top priority. Charming 13-year-old Keisha Castle-Hughes has made a strong late surge, and Diane Keaton is a perennial favorite to challenge any newcomer, but Theron seems unstoppable at this point.