8.13.2007

VOTE: SEPTEMBER's Supporting Actress Sundays!


Oopsie doodle.
I posted the wrong options last night.
Doh. Sorry. Reboot. Start over...

It's that time again...

What year deserves the focus
for SEPTEMBER's month of
Supporting Actress Sundays?

Your nominees for SEPTEMBER are:

  • 1945: Eve Arden in Mildred Pierce, Ann Blyth in Mildred Pierce, Angela Lansbury in The Picture of Dorian Gray, Joan Lorring in The Corn Is Green, Anne Revere in National Velvet.
  • 1954: Nina Foch in Executive Suite, Katy Jurado in Broken Lance, Eva Marie Saint in On the Waterfront, Jan Sterling in The High and The Mighty, Clair Trevor in The High and The Mighty.
  • 1963: Diane Cilento in Tom Jones, Edith Evans in Tom Jones, Joyce Redman in Tom Jones, Margaret Rutherford in The V.I.P.S., Lilia Skala in Lilies of the Field.
  • 1972: Jeannie Berlin in The Heartbreak Kid, Eileen Heckart in Butterflies Are Free, Geraldine Page in Pete 'n' Tillie, Susan Tyrell in Fat City, Shelley Winters in The Poseidon Adventure.
  • 1981: Melinda Dillon in Absence of Malice, Jane Fonda in On Golden Pond, Joan Hackett in Only When I Laugh, Elizabeth McGovern in Ragtime, Maureen Stapleton in Reds.
  • 1990: Annette Bening in The Grifters, Lorraine Bracco in GoodFellas, Whoopi Goldberg in Ghost, Diane Ladd in Wild at Heart, Mary McDonnell in Dances With Wolves.
The choice is yours...

Let your voice be heard by voting in the column at right.

16 comments:

CanadianKen said...

1945 please.

newland said...

I'm torn between 1945, 1963 and 1990. All of them have films and performances I'd like to read comments about. Looks like September is going to be very interresting either way.

Raybee said...

Eh... none of these inspire much enthusiasm from me. Pretty weak years.

StinkyLulu said...

I don't know if I'd agree, Raybee. I'm very interested in 1945, 1953 or 1990. Each has some really good stuff and one or two WTFs...

John T said...

I'm most excited about 1945: it has one of my fave actresses (Lansbury), one of the bitchiest perfs ever (Blyth), and a performer that I hadn't actually heard of until I just saw the lineup (Lorring). All in all, highly intriguing.

NATHANIEL R said...

i know that EXECUTIVE SUITE (1954) is supposed to finally be coming out on DVD. it's SO SO good and nobody has seen it... but will it be out in time for the smackdown? my vote is to wait on 1954 until it is and other people can discover this awesome movie.

so i'm gonna vote for the tom jones year just for the weirdness of the 3/5

JS said...

1990 for me due to sheer accessability.

Guess I should finally pick-up that copy of Wild at Heart that's been staring at me for the last six months.

And ~shudder~ brave through Dances with Wolves.

StinkyLulu said...

I still have never seen Dances with Wolves, nor will I ever, until 1990 is selected for Supporting Actress Sundays. I'd be pleased to watch Ghost on perpetual loop for a month, if 'twould get me out of Dances with Wolves. But alas...oh the things I suffer for my actressexuality....

JS said...

Watching Ghost for a month or watching Dances with Wolves.

Would take approximately the same amount of time, wouldn't they?

StinkyLulu said...

Now that you mention it, JS-

Yes.


(hee)

PoliVamp said...

1945 all the way, too many recent ones have been done, let's shake things up!

Alfred Soto said...

1981, no doubt, although I'd love to read discusison on Angela Lansbury's perf in Dorian Gray.

RBurton said...

1990 is pretty good.

1981 is solid if you ignore any nominations for Only When I Laugh.

1972 is all Shelley Winters.

1963 is pretty awful, excepting Edith Evans for Tom Jones.

1954 is fine, though you're overrating Executive Suite, Nathaniel. I like it a good deal, but Foch is not the standout of her category nor is the film the standout of its year.

1945 intrigues me because I'm reading The Picture of Dorian Gray right now and have never seen the movie... Ann Blyth rules in Mildred Pierce.

NATHANIEL R said...

well i haven't seen most of the 54 candidates yet but I think Foch was brilliant and I think Eva Marie Saint is probably a lead so Foch currently holds the title for me.

so if we ever do that year, we'll see.

Vertigo's Psycho said...

I'm almost as apathetic towards Dances With Wolves, Stinky (alas, I did manage to catch about five minutes of it one time, so I can't claim to be a Wolves virgin). Looks like 1990 will be up to bat; can't you just watch the McDonnell scenes, and fast-forward through the rest of the movie?

I never miss a chance to miss Costner onscreen, so I'd also recommend only watching the footage of McDonnell without her leading man, even when she shares a scene with him (hope she gets a lot of closeups).

popebuck1 said...

It seems as though 1963 would be the easiest, since you could knock down three of the five nominees with just one DVD viewing.

But I vote for 1945, for Lansbury and Blyth.