A crack addict, a meth-head, a bank robber, an estranged father and a speech therapist --that's either the start to a really bad joke, or this year's slate of Best Supporting Actor nominees:
Christian Bale in "The Fighter"
John Hawkes in "Winter's Bone"
Jeremy Renner in "
Mark Ruffalo in "The Kids Are All Right"
Geoffrey Rush in "The King's Speech"