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Still more kudo candidates

Potential noms not part of <i>Variety</i>'s Contender 25

The 25 contenders tapped by Variety aside, a major nomination could be reaped by still more films. Among them:

>>”Bourne Ultimatum” for Paul Greengrass’crankin’ direction.

>>”Control” for Sam Riley’s powerful perf as Joy Division’s frontman.

>>”Enchanted” for Amy Adams’ sweet and luminous turn as a princess lost in Gotham.

>>”The Golden Compass” for Nicole Kidman’s role as the golden-clad villainess.

>>”Gone Baby Gone” for Amy Ryan’s fiery turn as the acid-tongued baby-mama.

>>”Grace Is Gone” for John Cusack’s tear-duct-opening role as a grieving dad of two.

>>”Margot at the Wedding” for Noah Baumbach’s painfully well-observed script.

>>”I’m Not There” for Cate Blanchett’s Venice-winning turn as Bob Dylan.

>>”A Mighty Heart” for Angelina Jolie’s powerful, complex Mariane Pearl.

>>”Starting Out in the Evening” for Frank Langella’s affecting role as a fading writer.

>>”La vie en rose” for Marion Cotillard’s fierce embodiment of Edith Piaf.

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