View Full Version : OSCAR POLL - Best Actress

02-19-2013, 11:31 AM
If you were an Academy member, for whom would you vote?

Uncle Jocko
02-19-2013, 12:38 PM
I've only seen Lawrence and Watts. I hope to see Chastain's performance before Sunday. Of those two, Lawrence was my favorite by far.

I thought Watts' performance was fine, but I don't get the Oscar love. Yeah, motherly devotion and self-sacrifice, blah blah blah (I keed, I keed), but a good part of her performance was her ghastly near-death makeup, so ... JLawr (is that a thing? I take credit if it is) was fantastic. I admit I have a little movie star crush on her, but she really nailed that character.

02-19-2013, 04:44 PM
I've seen Chastain, Lawrence and Wallis. Out of those three, believe it or not, I would pick Wallis. She was by far the best thing about that movie.

I suspect Riva will win for Amour but I can't vote for her because I haven't seen it yet.

02-19-2013, 05:31 PM
I've only seen Silver Linings Playbook and Beasts of the Southern Wild. From those, I go with Jigglyennifer Lawrence.

I suspect it will be Emmanuelle Riva, though.

Rollo Tomasi
02-19-2013, 08:53 PM
This is a very good category, so it's a measure of how good Emmanuelle Riva is that she blows the other four nominees away. I'm hoping that she wins, and I actually think it might happen.

02-19-2013, 11:02 PM
I've seen Wallis, Lawrence & Chastain and I thought Lawrence was fantastic and stood out as a contender and possible winner while still watching it, not so with the others. I heard Watts is terrific and *hope* to see The Impossible before the week is out. And yeah, smart money is on Riva.

02-19-2013, 11:09 PM
Wow - I've never seen any of these movies, and I've never even heard of any of the actresses....

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