“It’s also starting to hit me that Little Miss Sunshine has a real shot at picking up some critics awards and Oscar nominations — Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris for directing, Steve Carell and especially Paul Dano for Best Supporting Actor (the latter’s performance is especially good because two-thirds of it is done non-verbally, and yet he hits it out of the park with every facial muscle inflection and eye-roll), Michael Arndt for Best Screenplay, and so on.” — from today’s Sunshine feature, excerpted out of enthusiasm for Dano’s breakthrough perf.