By Daniel J. Hoag

The 83rd annual Academy Awards take place on Sunday, February 27th, 2011. With the ceremony only a few weeks away, the Haiku Review begins a series of spotlight features focusing on individual categories.  Up first is the race for Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Christian Bale, The Fighter
It’s hard to believe this is Bale’s first nomination, especially considering the fine work he’s done in Rescue Dawn, American Psycho, and the viral recording in which he screams insults at the poor director of photography who happened to have the misfortune to be doing his job in Bale’s line of sight. Continue reading