February 22, 2009
Filed under: Oscars Made Easy
We're breaking down all the Oscar contenders for you, so that you can decide whether you want to see them -- or at the very least, hold your own at cocktail parties. Today: indie immigration drama 'The Visitor,' which was helmed by Tom McCarthy, acclaimed director of 'The Station Agent.'
Nominated for: Best Actor (Richard Jenkins)
What It's About: Walter (Jenkins) is a lonely widower and professor who one day