Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Best Actress 1993: The Resolution!

5. Stockard Channing in Six Degrees Of Separation:

S.D.O.S is an awful movie, and Stockard Channing's role is very one-note and she never tries to rise above or even make something out of her material. Some good moments, but, in the end, the film destroys her performance.

4. Debra Winger in Shadowlands:

Winger is overall good in the beginning, but her strange accent and her lack of chemistry with Anthony Hopkins keep her performance from being great all the way through. She also lost her connection with her character and she should have taken time to develop her better.

3. Emma Thompson in The Remains Of The Day:

Emma Thompson plays Sally with all the right notes and despite being a little shaky in some scenes and the fact her character is a little basic, she gives a excellent performance.

2. Angela Basset in What's Love Got To Do With It?:

Basset adds a lot of passion to Tina which results in highly emotional, real performance which never is brought down by her fake , predictable film.

1. Holly Hunter in The Piano:

Holly Hunter never says anything in her performance (Except in voice-over), but is still able to show all of her emotions and actions perfectly and creates a strange, striking character.


Louis Morgan said...

As I expected my ranking would be

1. Hunter
2. Thompson
3. Basset

joe burns said...

All of the ratings were different so it was pretty obvious what my ranking would be.

If you really care, then see Shadowlands and Six Degrees Of Separation, but neither are good films. I remember you saying that you hadn't seen all of the nominees in any Best Actress year, but that's not true now, right? If it's not, then what years have you seen all of the nominees?

Anonymous said...

LOL, Shadowlands is an insomnia cure :]

Hunter's brilliance is simply breathtaking...espeically in this lineup.

joe burns said...

I didn't think it was incredibly boring, just too long and not very good.

Agreed! It's the weakest year I've done so far........ Will you be doing 2005 after 36?

Anonymous said...

Don't know :)

joe burns said...

I guess we'll see soon!

Louis Morgan said...

I'm afraid I still have not seen all in a single year, I just prefer watching films for their Supporting Actor and Actor nominations.

Twister said...

I, too, knew that Hunter would take the cake!

I plan on seeing the whole thing of The Piano very soon so when I blog about it, we can discuss!