Well, the Oscar nominations are now out and they all are pretty predictable (except maybe for Richard Jenkins). One standout was The Reader, the Kate-Winslet-as-Nazi-war-criminal drama. It snagged nominations for screenplay, director, picture and, yes, a lead actress for Kate.
Now, you'll never see me badmouthing Kate as she is a favorite of both myself and my wife. But I have to smile at her nomination here, given her performance in Extras (start at about 5:10):