The New York Times Magazine enlisted <a href="http://6thfloor.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/06/the-hollywood-issue-behind-the-scenes/">Alex Prager</a> to photograph and direct thirteen actors who gave notable performances this year for a video and photo gallery called "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2011/12/11/magazine/hollywood-issue-portfolio-1.html">Touch of Evil</a>.