The Best Actress Oscar
Recent Updates
Capsules on each year's nominated performances, plus my favorites.
Thoughts on the 2010 race, and why I can't give up more goodies!
Recent Updates
Individual analyses of nominated turns, first published on the blog.
Judy Garland, A Star Is Born (54), Grace Kelly, The Country Girl (54)
RANKING  THE  WINNERS Best-to-worst list of Best Actress champs; round-up of top-notch losers.
SIDE  BY  SIDE  BY  SIDE Oscar's picks compared to mine, both within and beyond his ballot.
WHO'S  WHO  &  FAQS Birthdays! Profiles of Bening, Lawrence, Christie, and Streep
THE  ALTAR Clickable gallery of the current tally of 428 nominated performances.
JUNE  2010: MILESTONE All Best Actress nominees seen! Lovely press in Daily Telegraph
READER  RESPONSE Send thoughts or questions with "Best Actress" in the subject line.
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