Most Undeserving Oscar Nominations
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro is easily one of the finest actors of his generation. He got into fighting shape and then gained 60 pounds for “Raging Bull.” He was terrifyingly deranged in “Taxi Driver.” But let’s face it, he’s hasn’t had that same intensity on-screen since Clinton was president. In “Silver Linings Playbook,” he wasn’t phoning it in quite as much as some of his recent works – “Killer Elite” anyone – but was his performance really Oscar-worthy?