Author Topic: FYC 1974: Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress  (Read 3889 times)

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Re: FYC 1974: Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress
« Reply #30 on: December 03, 2012, 10:33:32 PM »
All the Supporting Actress nominees are flawed. Great in parts, but none consistently superior. My least favorite would be Madeline Kahn in Blazing Saddles. Nothing more than a silly accent. I think I'm going with Diane Ladd in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.


The Lead nominees are all extraordinary, but unless there's a cabal against her, Gena Rowlands in A Woman Under the Influence is going to run screaming from the room with a trophy in her hand, and she will deserve it.

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Re: FYC 1974: Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress
« Reply #31 on: December 04, 2012, 04:58:08 PM »
My least favorite would be Madeline Kahn in Blazing Saddles. Nothing more than a silly accent.

Have you not seen Destry Rides Again? Madeline Kahn absolutely nails Marlena Dietrich.

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Re: FYC 1974: Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress
« Reply #32 on: December 04, 2012, 05:32:14 PM »
She's shooting fish in a barrel. Dietrich sounds like this in a dozen films. I own Destry Rides Again. Remove the accent and you have a half-formed character. It's like nominating that guy who looks exactly like The Pope in those Leslie Nielson comedies.

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Re: FYC 1974: Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress
« Reply #33 on: January 09, 2013, 01:48:35 PM »
RESULTS UPDATE
Best Supporting Actress


I've been watching random episodes of The Facts of Life on YouTube lately when I can't sleep, and, in that context, I'm not surprised that Cloris Leachman earned zero votes here.

Leachman's Young Frankenstein co-star Teri Garr fared better with two votes, matching the total received by Diane Keaton.

Diane Ladd and Madeline Kahn split the remaining nine votes.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: FYC 1974: Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress
« Reply #34 on: January 09, 2013, 01:50:43 PM »
Your loyalty to Charlotte Rae is moving.
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Re: FYC 1974: Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress
« Reply #35 on: January 09, 2013, 02:06:54 PM »
Your loyalty to Charlotte Rae is moving.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.

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Re: FYC 1974: Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress
« Reply #36 on: January 09, 2013, 02:19:46 PM »
RESULTS UPDATE
Best Actress


Zero votes for Oscar-winner Ellen Burstyn, and one vote each for Faye Dunaway and Brigitte Mira.

Presumptive favorite Gena Rowlands is still in the running, as expected, but challenged by dark horse Charlotte Rampling.

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I think I'd love how awkward it'd be, or how awkward it should be.