Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea. —Henry Fielding

18 January 2012

Best Actress 2011

My top choices in the order I would place them on my Academy ballot if I were allowed to vote. In other words, I acknowledge that this list is already influenced by awards buzz, and the actresses who I think need the most votes are at the top.

YOON JEONG-HEE, Poetry

JULIETTE BINOCHE, Copie Conforme

CHARLIZE THERON, Young Adult

GLENN CLOSE, Albert Nobbs

MERYL STREEP, The Iron Lady

Also loved:
Brit Marling, Another Earth
Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene

Related:
My Best Actress Picks for 2010
My Best Actress Picks for 2009
My Best Actress Picks for 2008
My Best Actress Picks for 2007