New University Oscar Predictions: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Again, like all of these acting roles, this is another toss up. Alan Arkin didn’t do much in ‘Little Miss Sunshine,’ but what he did, he did well. Eddie Murphy has garnered some critical acclaim for ‘Dreamgirls’ and a Golden Globe as well. Mark Wahlberg (‘Invincible’), like Arkin, was great as one of the most rooted-for antiheroes in recent film history, but he had much more screen time.
I would like to pick Jackie Earle Haley in ‘Little Children,’ a short but wonderful film about deviance in suburban America. A little clich