who are your favourite actresses?

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  1. ameraal

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    picking up from this blast-from-the-13-year-ago-past selection, who are your favourite working actresses (tv or film) these days?

    i'll have to think on a list myself, but i admit i got to thinking about this because michelle williams is one who has really risen in my estimations lately.
     
  2. ameraal

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    here's a smattering off the top of my head, arbitrarily split between tv in film and obviously a lot of it is down to them starring in the stuff i have liked most over the years.

    film
    cate blanchett
    tilda swinton
    michelle williams
    rachel weisz
    toni collette
    (kinda fallen off the radar but still)
    julianne moore
    kirsten dunst
    kate winslet
    annette benning
    naomi watts (seriously, where's she gone?)

    tv
    julianna margulies (the good wife)
    christine baranski (the good fight, the good wife)
    carrie coon (fargo, the leftovers)
    elisabeth moss (mad men)
    claire danes (homeland)
    lena heady (game of thrones)
    evan rachel wood (westworld)
     
  3. Halli

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    Was it that Diana film that KILLED HER OFF?
     
  4. ameraal

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    ugh, i forgot about that. i think she was in some tv show recently. it was rubbish.

    i just remembered jennifer connelly. whatever happened to her?
    is swank still acting? i don't think i've seen her in a decade.
     
  5. Halli

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    Toni Collette
    Charlize Theron
    Sharon Stone
    Michelle Pfeiffer
    Stockard Channing
     
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  6. Jark

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    Naomi Watts has been making apocalyptically bad choices for a while now - she's critical and box office poison! That said she's in Luce currently which has pretty good reviews. But she sure knows how to pick a stinker :disco:
     
  7. Jark

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    anyway, Nicole Kidman is the greatest actress alive. She wipes the floor with Streep, for one, and I can't think of anyone else who has the same extraordinary ability to convey the entire spectrum of emotions, sometimes in a single scene with only a tiny shift in expression or a narrowing of the eyes. She is EVERYTHING.

    as if there was ANY doubt (and yes I'm sure we have a topic for this already)

     
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  8. Rita

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    Meryl Streep
    Kate Winslet
    Angelina Jolie
    Sandra Bullock
    Julia Roberts
    Nicole Kidman
    Julianne Moore
    Maggie Smith

    Sarah Lancashire
    Sheridan Smith
    Suranne Jones
    Sandra Oh
    Jodie Comer
    Joanne Froggat
    Helen McCrory
     
  9. Jark

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    my other favourites...

    Helen Mirren
    Reese Witherspoon
    Eva Green
    Judi Dench
    Glenn Close
    Saoirse Ronan
    Isabelle Huppert
    Amy Adams
    Elisabeth Moss





    Eva Green is DIVINE on every level (and her refusal to do a role if she can't get her tits out is, of course, iconic) :disco:
     
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    Bette Davis
    Julia Roberts
    Winona Ryder
     
  11. Sheena

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    Kidman.
     
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    I love Nicole but what a bizarre choice of clip to argue that she's the greatest actress alive. :D
     
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    Luce is a great movie and Naomi is pretty good in it.

    She’s doing the Game of Thrones prequel next.

    I saw Where’d You Go Bernadette and Cate truly elevates what could have been an iffy movie. She’s truly the greatest.

    Keri Russel was excellent in The Americans.
     
  14. RaspberrySwirl

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    Off the top of ny head:

    Film
    Nicole Kidman
    Natalie Portman
    Kate Winslet
    Julianne Moore

    Tv
    Julia Louis Dreyfus
    Claire Dane
    Maggie Gyllenhaal
     
  15. ameraal

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    i used to love really her. what put me off her a bit lately is all the stuff she's done to her face/lips and those ridiculous boobs. fair play to her if they make her feel better, they just distract me personally.
     
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    Kidman
    Pfeiffer
    Winslet
    Smith
    Dench

    I've had professional contact with all of them and they were as fucking fabulous as I'd hoped :disco:
     
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    She's the icy cold queen I wish I was in real life. And she made me cry in Moulin Rouge! which is quite the feat.
     
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    Because TODAY is the DAY when the DREAMING ENDS :(
     
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    She made me cry in so many movies, especially The Hours, Moulin Rouge and Cold Mountain. :disco:

    I agree with Am, the things she’s done to her face have been very distracting but in recent years I’ve got used to it.
     
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  20. Suedey

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    Jessica Lange of course.
     
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    Juliette Binoche
    Nicole Kidman
    Kristin Scott Thomas
    Eva Green
    Gillian Anderson
    Tilda Swinton
    Kelly MacDonald
    Frances McDormand
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus
     
  22. Suedey

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    My top 5:

    1. JESSICA LANGE
    2. Glenn Close
    3. Laura Linney
    4. Julianne Moore
    5. Bette Davis
     
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  23. RaspberrySwirl

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    Having watched Big Love recently I feel like I have to mention Grace Zabriskie. Hardly an A-list but what an actress!

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  24. Jark

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    I honestly don't even notice the work Kidman has done. She still looks fucking sensational to me.
     
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    There can only be one, and that one is of course MADAME

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    Ça suffit :disco:
     
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  26. Halli

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    I forgot Gillian Anderson actually :disco: Obv more for TV
     
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    TV:

    Gillian Anderson
    Suranne Jones
    Frances Barber
    Sarah Lancashire
    Jodie Comer
     
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    Irene Handl
    Yootha Joyce
    Pat Coombs
    Peggy Mount
     
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    Does anyone like Anne Hathaway? I'm kinda warming up to her again.
     
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    My favourites are all in this thread already, just surprised nobody said Olivia Colman. I need a who are your least favourite actresses thread, let's talk about overrated bitches.
     
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  31. Suedey

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    Can’t stand this overrated bitch. Poor mans’s Emma Thompson.
     
  32. Suedey

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    See my previous post. Overrated!
     
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    Oh FUCK OFF
     
  34. Sheena

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    Olivia Colman is not only properly brilliant, but properly versatile in her brilliance...
     
  35. lolly

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    Olivia Colman is magnificent. And sorry Suedey, but I think claiming otherwise makes one look a little foolish.
     
  36. Suedey

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    Horses for COURSES and all that. No need to get PERSONAL.
     
  37. Ag

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    You fucking tit. Take that personally.
     
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  38. Rita

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    I haven’t actually watched her in any films but LOVED her in the BBC adaptation of Les Misérables and to a lesser extent Broadchurch.
     
  39. Suedey

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    Wow, okay. Well, thank you too.

    That being said I'm really not here for this sort of thing in 2019. Maybe I should just take a break from Moopy for a while.

    I offered an opinion and clearly you all disagree, that's fine. And yes I probably could have phrased it better and was probably a bit too harsh but I just don't rate her - that's all.
     
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  40. RaspberrySwirl

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    I have forgotten to mention Penelope Cruz and Winona Ryder.
     

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