Leonardo DiCaprio Oscar role in Blood Diamond

If you ask me, Leonardo DiCaprio played much better role in “The Departed” than in “Blood Diamond”, and yet it was that role that brought him the nominations for the lead actor.  What do you think?

Leonardo DiCaprio The Departed Oscar nomination

David Carr in N.Y. Times Oscar guy says: “A vote for Leo is a vote for Leo”, and I agree but comparing what Leo gave in both movies, it’s clear that his performance in “The Departed” was way, way beyond what he managed to do in Zwick's film.