Andrew Garfield is 2 for two in my mind.
After his brilliant performance in one of my top ten movies of last year, The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, I checked Netflix to see what else he has been in. I just finished watching Boy A.
This is a tougher one. You wont get too many answers. In short summary, Andrew Garfield plays a guy who's released from prison after being sentenced as a juvenile for a crime.
This film is LIFE. The characters are real and round, in the literary sense. The story is captivating. The journey of Boy A has its highs and lows and chill inducing coincidences.
Needless to say, the highlight for me was Andrew Garfield's performance. He takes a complicated role and completely owns it. Had the movie been American and a bigger "named"star had the role, he surely would have been nominated for an Oscar.
I'll be paying close attention to Mr. Garfield's career and you should too.