Today Filmcritic.com offers the end-all be-all list of the best movie booze addicts:
Something tells us that when the Oscars next televise one of their precious “tribute montages” — like they do for “comedy,” “westerns,” or “trains” — it won’t be to honor that most essential of cinematic characters: The drunk. And yet, flip through the history books and you’ll see that some of cinema’s greatest and most-honored performances have come from actors playing men (and women) who were a little heavy-handed with the bottle.
Videos included for almost all of the honorees, but Nicolas Cage’s liquor store dance from Leaving Las Vegas may be the best of the bunch.
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