Joaquin Phoenix Is No Joke But These Actors Also Blew Us Away in 2019

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Joaquin Phoenix’s intense performance in Joker may have been the talk of Tinsel Town — and Gotham — this fall, but there were plenty of other Oscar-worthy bids by lead actors this year. Although some performances are gaining steam as we race toward Awards Season, other standout stars are in danger of being overlooked. Fire up the popcorn and tune into 10 of our favorite performances from the past year in film.