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The CineMarter Awards - Best of 2015

Marter | 20 Jan 2016 18:00
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Breakout Star

2015 was the year where a few actors managed to break out from relative (or complete) obscurity and force their way into our minds and memories. Alicia Vikander was in seemingly everything, but it wasn't undeserved. After the terrible Seventh Son, she turned in great performances in Ex Machina, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Testament of Youth, and The Danish Girl. Cara Delevingne might not be a great actor, but her performances in Paper Towns and The Face of an Angel were certainly memorable. Domhnall Gleeson's acting in Brooklyn, Ex Machina, The Revenant, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens certainly made people take note of him. Oscar Isaac hasn't exactly been an unknown, but he rose to prominence this year in Ex Machina, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Mojave, and, I guess, A Most Violent Year, since it didn't go wide until late January. And Taron Egerton stunned in Kingsman, and then followed it up with solid performances in Testament of Youth and Legend.

Alicia Vikander

Cara Delevingne

Domhnall Gleeson

Oscar Isaac

Taron Egerton

And the winner is...

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