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    Barbra Please
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    Let’s play a game. Pick one single Best Actress performance that loses the Oscar from each decade. Pick the one that you love the most (only pick from nominees, not winners and not snubbies).

    I’m going to start from 1950’s because I need to watch more movies from 20-40s lol;

    JUDY GARLAND, A Star Is Born (1954)
    – Runner up: Bette Davis, All About Eve (1950)

    ANNE BANCROFT, The Graduate (1967)
    – Runner up: Bette Davis, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane (1962) 

    GERALDINE PAGE, Interiors (1978)
    – Runner up: Cicely Tyson, Sounder (1972)

    SIGOURNEY WEAVER, Aliens (1986)
    – Runner up: Glenn Close, Fatal Attraction (1987)

    MERYL STREEP, The Bridges Of Madison County (1995)
    – Runner up: Geena Davis, Thelma & Louise (1991)

    ELLEN BURSTYN, Requiem For A Dream (2000)
    – Runner up: Julie Christie, Away From Her

    CHARLOTTE RAMPLING, 45 Years (2015)
    – Runner up: Emmanuelle Riva, Amour (2012)

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    salmonpie
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    70s
    GENA ROWLANDS, A Woman Under the Influence
    – Runner up: Sissy Spacek, Carrie

    80s
    SIGOURNEY WEAVER, Aliens
    – Runner up: Jessica Lange, Frances

    90s
    JUDI DENCH, Mrs. Brown
    – Runner Up: Meryl Streep, The Bridges Of Madison County

    2000s
    KATE WINSLET, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    – Runner up: Sissy Spacek, In the Bedroom

    2010s
    ISABELLE HUPPERT, Elle
    – Runner up: Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

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    1930s: Janet Gaynor-A Star is Born
    1940s: Joan Fontaine-Rebecca
    1950s: Gloria Swanson-Sunset Boulevard
    1960s: Shirley MacLaine-The Apartment
    1970s: Ellen Burstyn-The Exorcist
    1980s: Whoopi Goldberg-The Color Purple
    1990s: Cate Blanchett-Elizabeth
    2000s: Gabourey Sidibe-Precious
    2010s: Natalie Portman-Jackie
    2020s (so far): Carey Mulligan-Promising Young Woman

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    1950-59: JUDY GARLAND (A Star Is Born)
    Runner Up: ELIZABETH TAYLOR (Suddenly Last Summer)
    1960-69: ANNE BANCROFT (The Graduate)
    Runner Up: LIZA MINNELLI (The Sterile Cukoo’s)
    1970-79: JANE FONDA (Julia)
    Runner Up: MARSHA MASON (Cinderella Liberty)
    1980-89: JESSICA LANGE (Frances)
    Runner Up: SIGOURNEY WEAVER (Gorilla’s In The Mist)
    1990-99: SUSAN SARANDON (Thelma & Louise)
    Runner Up: BRENDA BLETHYN (Secrets And Lies)
    2000-09: SISSY SPACEK (In The Bedroom)
    Runner Up: FELICITY HUFFMAN (Transamerica)
    2010-2020: VIOLA DAVIS (The Help)
    Runner Up: GLENN CLOSE (The Wife)

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    70s: Sissy Spacek in CARRIE
    RU: Gena Rowlands in A WOMAN UNDER THE INFLUENCE

    80s: Glenn Close in DANGEROUS LIAISONS
    RU: Glenn Close in FATAL ATTRACTION

    90s: Brenda Blethyn in SECRETS & LIES
    RU: Jodie Foster in NELL

    00s: Ellen Burstyn in REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
    RU: Imelda Staunton in VERA DRAKE

    10s: Marion Cottilard in TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT
    RU: Emmanuelle Riva in AMOUR

    20s: Vanessa Kirby in PIECES OF A WOMAN
    RU: Carey Mulligan in PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN

    It's about the chaotic editing in Moulin Rouge!

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    1930s : Margaret Sullavan – Three Comrades or Irene Dunne – The Awful Truth
    1940s: Katharine Hepburn – The Philadelphia Story or Barbara Stanwyck – Ball of Fire
    1950s: Katharine Hepburn – Summertime
    1960s: Jane Fonda – The Shoot Horses, Don’t They
    1970s: Ingrid Bergman – Autumn Sonata
    1980s: Gena Rowland – Gloria
    1990s: Emily Watson – Breaking the Waves
    2000s: Carey Mulligan – An Education
    2010s: Marion Cotillard – Two Days One Night

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    1930s: Norma Shearer, Romeo + Juliet
    1940s: Joan Fontaine, Rebecca
    1950s: Gloria Swanson, Sunset Boulevard
    1960s: Bette Davis, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
    1970s: Gena Rowlands, A Woman Under the Influence
    1980s: Glenn Close, Dangerous Liaisons
    1990s: Emily Watson, Hillary and Jackie
    2000s: Judi Dench, Notes on a Scandal
    2010s: Marion Cotillard, Two Days One Night

    2020s (so far): Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

    FYC:

    "The Good Fight" and "The Other Two" in all categories.

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    1930s: Carole Lombard, My Man Godfrey

    1940s: Bette Davis, The Little Foxes

    1950s: Judy Garland, A Star is Born

    1960s: Kim Stanley, Seance on a Wet Afternoon

    1970s: Liv Ullman, Face to Face

    1980s: Jane Alexander, Testament

    1990s: Emily Watson, Breaking the Waves

    2000s: Imelda Staunton, Vera Drake

    2010s: Isabelle Huppert, Elle

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    1930s: Irene Dunne, The Awful Truth (RU: Bette Davis, Dark Victory)

    1940s: Olivia de Havilland, The Snake Pit (RU: Katharine Hepburn, The Philadelphia Story)

    1950s: Bette Davis, All About Eve (RU: Gloria Swanson, Sunset Boulevard)

    1960s: Shirley MacLaine, The Apartment (RU: Lee Remick, Days of Wine and Roses)

    1970s: Ingrid Bergman, Autumn Sonata (RU: Diahann Carroll, Claudine)

    1980s: Holly Hunter, Broadcast News (RU: Debra Winger, Terms of Endearment)

    1990s: Emma Thompson, Sense and Sensibility (RU: Kate Winslet, Titanic)

    2000s: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Maria Full of Grace (RU: Renee Zellweger, Chicago)

    2010s: Marion Cotillard, Two Days, One Night (RU: Saoirse Ronan, Little Women)

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    1930-39: Marlene Dietrich (Morocco)
    Runner Up: Carole Lombard (My Man Godfrey)

    1940-49: Bette Davis (The Little Foxes)
    Runner Up: Celia Johnson (Brief Encounter)

    1950-59: Katharine Hepburn (Summertime)
    Runner Up: Shirley McLaine (Some Came Running)

    1960-69: Jane Fonda (They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?)
    Runner Up: Audrey Hepburn (Breakfast at Tiffany’s)

    1970-79: Gena Rowlands (A Woman Under the Influence)
    Runner Up: Jill Clayburgh (An Unmarried Woman)

    1980-89: Jessica Lange (Frances)
    Runner Up: Glenn Close (Dangerous Liaisons)

    1990-99: Emily Watson (Breaking the Waves)
    Runner Up: Brenda Blethyn (Secrets And Lies)

    2000-09: Kate Winslet (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)
    Runner Up: Gabourey Sidibe (Precious)

    2010-2020: Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn)
    Runner Up: Viola Davis (The Help)

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    1960s: Julie Andrews (The Sound of Music)
    RU: Bette Davis (What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

    1970s: Ellen Burstyn (The Exorcist) 
    RU: Ellen Burstyn (Same Time, Next Year)

    1980s: Meryl Streep (Cry in the Dark)
    RU: Sigourney Weaver (Gorillas in the Mist)

    1990s: Kate Winslet (Titanic) 
    RU: Fernanda Montenegro (Central Station)

    2000s: Renée Zellweger (Bridget Jones’s Diary) 
    RU: Judi Dench (Notes on a Scandal)

    2010s: Isabelle Huppert (Elle)
    RU: Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night)

    2020s: Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman)
    RU: Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday)

    FYC 2022 Emmys:

    Best Actress in a Drama Series: Sandra Oh in "Killing Eve"

    Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Sandra Oh in "The Chair"

    Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Kim Joo-ryoung in "Squid Game"

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    1930s: Marlene Dietrich – Morocco
    RU: Bette Davis – Dark Victory

    1940s:Joan Crawford – Possessed
    RU: Celia Johnson – Brief Encounter

    1950s: Gloria Swanson – Sunset Boulevard
    RU: Dorothy Dandridge – Carmen Jones

    1960s: Sophia Loren – Marriage Italian Style
    RU: Shirley MacLaine – The Apartment

    1970s: Gena Rowlands – A Woman Under The Influence
    RU: Cicely Tyson – Sounder/ Geraldine Page – Interiors

    1980s: Glenn Close – Dangerous Liaisons
    RU: Meryl Streep – The French Lieutenant’s Woman

    1990s: Fernanda Montenegro – Central Station
    RU: Emma Thompson – The Remains of the Day

    2000s: Imelda Staunton – Vera Drake
    RU: Catalina Sandino Moreno – Maria Full of Grace

    2010s: Emanuelle Riva – Amour
    RU: Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn

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    I’m subscribing to the each decade being of a common number. The 50’s are 1950-1959, etc. Also the first one is 1927-1939 and the last one is 2010-2020.

    IRENE DUNNE, The Awful Truth (1937)
    – Runner up: Carole Lombard, My Man Godfrey (1936)

    BARBARA STANWYCK, Double Indemnity (1944)
    – Runner up: Barbara Stanwyck, Ball of Fire (1941)

    BETTE DAVIS, All About Eve (1950)
    – Runner up: Gloria Swanson, Sunset Boulevard (1950)

    ANNE BANCROFT, The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
    – Runner up: Bette Davis, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane (1962)

    LIV ULLMANN, Face To Face (1976)
    – Runner up: Geraldine Page, Interiors (1978)

    MERYL STREEP, A Cry In the Dark (1988)
    – Runner up: Ellen Burstyn, Resurrection (1980)

    STOCKARD CHANNING, Six Degrees of Separation (1993)
    – Runner up: Susan Sarandon, Thelma & Louise (1991)

    ELLEN BURSTYN, Requiem For A Dream (2000)
    – Runner up: Judi Dench, Notes On a Scandal (2006)

    ISABELLE HUPPERT, Elle (2016)
    – Runner up: Judi Dench, Philomena (2013)

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    50s
    Vivien Leigh, A Streetcar Named Desire
    – Runner up: Anna Magnani, The Rose Tattoo

    60s
    Elizabeth Taylor, Who´s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?
    – Runner up: Sophia Loren, La ciociara

    70s
    Liv Ullmann, Face To Face
    – Runner up: Gena Rowlands, A Woman Under the Influence

    80s
    Glenn Close, Dangerous Liaisons
    – Runner up: Sigourney Weaver, Aliens

    90s
    Emily Watson, Breaking the waves
    – Runner up: Angela Bassett, What´s Love Got To Do With It?

    2000s
    Judi Dench, Notes on a Scandal
    – Runner up: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Maria Full of Grace

    2010s
    Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
    – Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years

    2020s
    Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
    – Runner up: Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story

    2023 Oscar
    Best Picture: The Way of The Wind
    Best Director: Decision to Leave
    Best Actress: TAR
    Best Actor: The Whale
    Best Supporting Actress: The Whale
    Best Supporting Actor: Poor Things

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