Monday, October 17, 2011

Celebration time!

It's a wonderful accident that I got to the 200th review when this blog turned 2 years old. Moreover, I started this blog with a review of Gaslight and Angela Lansbury had her birthday yesterday. So the remember the reviews and the lots of fun, let's honor my winners once again:

The brilliant winners were:
Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia

Fernanda Montenegro in Central Station

Audrey Hepburn in The Nun's Story

Leslie Caron in The L-Shaped Room

Joan Fontaine in Rebecca
Barbara Stanwyck in Sorry, Wrong Number

Gena Rowlands in A Woman Under the Influence

Julianne Moore in
Far from Heaven

Ingrid Bergman in Autumn Sonata

Special award winner :)
Jane Fonda in Coming Home

Vivien Leigh in Gone with the Wind

Judy Garland in A Star is Born

Michelle Pfeiffer in The Fabulous Baker Boys

Kathy Bates in Misery

Elizabeth Taylor in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Jane Fonda in They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Glenda Jackson in A Touch of Class

Sissy Spacek in Coal Miner's Daughter

Bette Davis in The Little Foxes

Natalie Portman in Black Swan

Diane Keaton in Annie Hall


Anna Magnani in Wild is the Wind

Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity

Helena Bonham Carter in The Wings of the Dove

Penélope Cruz in Volver

Liza Minnelli in Cabaret

Julie Walters in Educating Rita

Emily Watson in Breaking the Waves

Irene Dunne in The Awful Truth

Elizabeth Taylor in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Sigourney Weaver in Aliens

Isabelle Adjani in The Story of Adele H.

Halle Berry in Monster's Ball

Charlize Theron in Monster

Sophia Loren in Two Women

Mary McDonnell in Passion Fish

Anne Bancroft in The Miracle Worker

Jennifer Jones in The Song of Bernadette

Liv Ullmann in Face to Face

Jane Fonda in Klute

And in the end, a very carefully worked on, brand new ranking (with lots of changes):
  1. Jane Fonda in Klute
  2. Diane Keaton in Annie Hall
  3. Ingrid Bergman in Autumn Sonata
  4. Emily Watson in Breaking the Waves
  5. Sophia Loren in Two Women
  6. Elizabeth Taylor in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  7. Vivien Leigh in Gone with the Wind
  8. Liza Minnelli in Cabaret
  9. Michelle Pfeiffer in The Fabulous Baker Boys
  10. Audrey Hepburn in The Nun's Story
  11. Jane Fonda in They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
  12. Jane Fonda in Coming Home
  13. Natalie Portman in Black Swan
  14. Charlize Theron in Monster
  15. Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's
  16. Halle Berry in Monster's Ball
  17. Sissy Spacek in In the Bedroom
  18. Leslie Caron in The L-Shaped Room
  19. Brenda Blethyn in Secrets and Lies
  20. Barbara Stanwyck in Double Indemnity
  21. Penélope Cruz in Volver
  22. Liza Minnelli in The Sterile Cuckoo
  23. Judy Garland in A Star is Born
  24. Anne Bancroft in The Miracle Worker
  25. Bette Davis in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
  26. Sissy Spacek in Coal Miner's Daughter
  27. Sigourney Weaver in Aliens
  28. Jennifer Jones in The Song of Bernadette
  29. Ellen Burstyn in Resurrection
  30. Liv Ullmann in Face to Face
  31. Gena Rowlands in A Woman Under the Influence
  32. Julianne Moore in Far from Heaven
  33. Bette Davis in The Little Foxes
  34. Glenda Jackson in A Touch of Class
  35. Kathy Bates in Misery
  36. Diane Lane in Unfaithful
  37. Jane Fonda in Julia
  38. Joan Fontaine in Rebecca
  39. Anna Magnani in Wild is the Wind
  40. Sissy Spacek in Carrie
  41. Helena Bonham Carter in The Wings of the Dove
  42. Frances McDormand in Fargo
  43. Fernanda Montenegro in Central Station
  44. Michelle Williams in Blue Valentine
  45. Jane Fonda in The Morning After
  46. Ellen Burstyn in The Exorcist
  47. Barbara Stanwyck in Sorry, Wrong Number
  48. Katharine Hepburn in Long Day's Journey Into Night
  49. Geraldine Page in Interiors
  50. Ellen Burstyn in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
  51. Maggie Smith in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  52. Isabelle Adjani in The Story of Adele H.
  53. Julie Christie in McCabe & Mrs. Miller
  54. Natalie Wood in Splendor in the Grass
  55. Jean Simmons in The Happy Ending
  56. Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins
  57. Julie Walters in Educating Rita
  58. Judi Dench in Notes on a Scandal
  59. Cate Blanchett in Elizabeth
  60. Katharine Hepburn in Suddenly, Last Summer
  61. Simone Signoret in Room at the Top
  62. Glenda Jackson in Sunday Bloody Sunday
  63. Kim Stanley in Seance on a Wet Afternoon
  64. Pauline Collins in Shirley Valentine
  65. Irene Dunne in Love Affair
  66. Meryl Streep in The Devil Wears Prada
  67. Meryl Streep in Julie & Julia
  68. Elizabeth Taylor in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
  69. Patricia Neal in Hud
  70. Ingrid Bergman in Gaslight
  71. Mary McDonnell in Passion Fish
  72. Catherine Deneuve in Indochine
  73. Meryl Streep in Silkwood
  74. Faye Dunaway in Network
  75. Anne Bancroft in The Pumpkin Eater
  76. Meryl Streep in Postcards from the Edge
  77. Jessica Lange in Music Box
  78. Lynn Redgrave in Georgy Girl
  79. Jennifer Lawrence in Winter's Bone
  80. Goldie Hawn in Private Benjamin
  81. Claudette Colbert in Since You Went Away
  82. Carey Mulligan in An Education
  83. Renée Zellweger in Bridget Jones's Diary
  84. Barbara Stanwyck in Ball of Fire
  85. Gabourey Sidibe in Precious: Based On the Novel Push by Sapphire
  86. Judi Dench in Mrs Brown
  87. Irene Dunne in The Awful Truth
  88. Geraldine Page in Sweet Bird of Youth
  89. Emma Thompson in Howards End
  90. Greer Garson in Mrs. Parkington
  91. Susan Sarandon in Lorenzo's Oil
  92. Olivia de Havilland in Hold Back the Dawn
  93. Mary Tyler Moore in Ordinary People
  94. Susan Hayward in I Want to Live!
  95. Marsha Mason in The Goodbye Girl
  96. Rachel Roberts in This Sporting Life
  97. Jill Clayburgh in An Unmarried Woman
  98. Diahann Carroll in Claudine
  99. Liv Ullmann in The Emigrants
  100. Doris Day in Pillow Talk
  101. Irene Dunne in I Remember Mama
  102. Helen Hunt in As Good as it Gets
  103. Cicely Tyson in Sounder
  104. Valerie Perrine in Lenny
  105. Bette Davis in Mr. Skeffington
  106. Sophia Loren in Marriage Italian Style
  107. Nicole Kidman in Rabbit Hole
  108. Faye Dunaway in Chinatown
  109. Helen Mirren in The Queen
  110. Kate Winslet in Little Children
  111. Barbara Stanwyck in Stella Dallas
  112. Kate Winslet in Titanic
  113. Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy
  114. Jane Wyman in Johnny Belinda
  115. Greta Garbo in Camille
  116. Lee Remick in Days of Wine and Roses
  117. Shirley MacLaine in Terms of Endearment
  118. Marlee Matlin in Children of a Lesser God
  119. Dorothy Dandridge in Carmen Jones
  120. Bette Davis in Dark Victory
  121. Anouk Aimée in A Man and A Woman
  122. Geraldine Page in Summer and Smoke
  123. Michelle Pfeiffer in Love Field
  124. Jane Wyman in Magnificent Obsession
  125. Louise Fletcher in One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
  126. Annette Bening in The Kids Are All Right
  127. Piper Laurie in The Hustler
  128. Deborah Kerr in Separate Tables
  129. Luise Rainer in The Good Earth
  130. Diane Keaton in Something's Gotta Give
  131. Ida Kaminska in The Shop on the Main Street
  132. Debra Winger in Terms of Endearment
  133. Greta Garbo in Ninotchka
  134. Maggie Smith in Travels with My Aunt
  135. Marie-Christine Barraul in Cousin Cousine
  136. Carol Kane in Hester Street
  137. Keisha Castle-Hughes in Whale Rider
  138. Audrey Hepburn in Sabrina
  139. Anne Bancroft in The Turning Point
  140. Shirley MacLaine in Some Came Running
  141. Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman
  142. Helen Mirren in The Last Station
  143. Olivia de Havilland in The Snake Pit
  144. Jane Alexander in Testament
  145. Ingrid Bergman in Joan of Arc
  146. Katharine Hepburn in The Philadelphia Story
  147. Greer Garson in Blossoms in the Dust
  148. Joan Fontaine in The Constant Nymph
  149. Marsha Mason in Cinderella Liberty
  150. Anjelica Huston in The Grifters
  151. Isabelle Adjani in Camille Claudel
  152. Sissy Spacek in Crimes of the Heart
  153. Nicole Kidman in The Hours
  154. Elizabeth Taylor in Raintree County
  155. Elizabeth Taylor in Suddenly, Last Summer
  156. Natalie Wood in Love with the Proper Stranger
  157. Vanessa Redgrave in Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment
  158. Janet Suzman in Nicholas and Alexandra
  159. Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge!
  160. Greer Garson in Goodbye Mr. Chips
  161. Ingrid Bergman in For Whom the Bell Tolls
  162. Joanne Woodward in Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams
  163. Judi Dench in Iris
  164. Jean Arthur in The More the Merrier
  165. Janet Gaynor in A Star is Born
  166. Barbra Streisand in The Way We Were
  167. Diane Keaton in Marvin's Room
  168. Kristin Scott Thomas in The English Patient
  169. Shirley MacLaine in The Turning Point
  170. Ginger Rogers in Kitty Foyle: The Natural History of a Woman
  171. Greer Garson in Madame Curie
  172. Joanne Woodward in The Three Faces of Eve
  173. Glenda Jackson in Hedda
  174. Rosalind Russell in Auntie Mamie
  175. Julie Christie in Afterglow
  176. Kathleen Turner in Peggy Sue Got Married
  177. Diana Ross in Lady Sings the Blues
  178. Joanne Woodward in Mr. & Mrs. Bridge
  179. Meryl Streep in One True Thing
  180. Joan Fontaine in Suspicion
  181. Geneviève Bujold in Anne of the Thousand Days
  182. Grace Kelly in The Country Girl
  183. Ellen Burstyn in Same Time, Next Year
  184. Deborah Kerr in Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison
  185. Shirley MacLaine in Irma La Douce
  186. Lana Turner in Peyton Place
  187. Vanessa Redgrave in Mary, Queen of Scots
  188. Debbie Reynolds in The Unsinkable Molly Brown
  189. Emily Watson in Hilary and Jackie
  190. Bette Davis in The Letter
  191. Martha Scott in Our Town
  192. Sandra Bullock in The Blind Side
  193. Talia Shrie in Rocky
  194. Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare in Love
  195. Naomi Watts in 21 Grams
  196. Samantha Morton in In America
  197. Gena Rowlands in Gloria
  198. Renée Zellweger in Chicago
  199. Salma Hayek in Frida
  200. Ann-Margret in Tommy

6 comments:

Fritz said...

Congratulations!

And I'm happy that Emma became your pick for 1992!

dinasztie said...

Thanks!

No, she didn't unfortunately. I messed it up a little bit and forgot about Mary. Shame on me. :(

Derek Bowman said...

Sad to see SigSig drop down to #27, but Congrats!

Louis Morgan said...

Congratulations on the 200 I look forward very much to the next 200ish performances left for you to review.

dinasztie said...

Derek: She was always somewhere like that I think. :) You know I got to a certain point where there are many performances and I cannot include everybody in the Top 10.

Alex in Movieland said...

Stop inventing new categories for Jane Fonda!! :D you know that was Ingrid's Oscar. :P

I'm asking for a recount.