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Top Ten 1982

BIL'S BEST ACTOR

Three years after his phenomenal performance in The China Syndrome, the greatness of Jack Lemmon achieved a career pinnacle with his performance in Costa-Gavras’ masterpiece Missing. It’s one of the greatest political thrillers ever made, and much of its brilliance comes from the genuinely human characters at the centre of all the political maneuvering; the scene where Lemmon begs to see his son while standing in the middle of a stadium with a microphone is one of the most moving moments in film history.

Honour Roll: Dustin Hoffman, Tootsie; Ben Kingsley, Gandhi; Paul Newman,The Verdict; Peter O’Toole, My Favourite Year

BIL'S BEST ACTRESS

Meryl Streep virtually swept up every award available to her when she played the…

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