“You want order in Gotham? Batman must take off his mask and turn himself in.... or everyday he doesn’t, people will die.”
It is hard to imagine a more iconic screen role this year than the one created by Heath Ledger. The commitment of insanity and intelligence inserted into a character known for 50 years is something the world has never seen and might never see again.
Other Notable Nominees: Colin Farrell (Cassandra's Dream), Bill Irwin (Rachel Getting Married), David Kross (The Reader) & Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire)