Ranking the Best Actress Oscar Winners of the 1980s

It finally happened: a decade of Best Actress performances is just as tough to call as the Best Actor race. Well done, ladies. Choosing the top five was painful. The top spot was never in doubt, if I’m being honest, but let’s give it up for a decade of great performances–many of them portraying tough, … More Ranking the Best Actress Oscar Winners of the 1980s

Ranking Every Best Supporting Actor Oscar Winner of the 1980s

We’ve had some weak decades of supporting performances, but that is definitely not the case here. The top eight performances are remarkably strong in their own ways, which made this a hard decade to judge ultimately. Still, judging is what we do, so it had to be done. Once again, I’ll comment on snubs or … More Ranking Every Best Supporting Actor Oscar Winner of the 1980s

Every Best Supporting Actress Oscar Winner of the 1980s Listed and Ranked

Unfortunately, a lot of this decade is particularly weak for Supporting Actresses. I guess the law of balance felt it needed to account for the unusually strong Best Actress field. Oh well. As usual, I will reference snubs when appropriate, but whether or not an actress deserved the win cannot impact the ranking in and … More Every Best Supporting Actress Oscar Winner of the 1980s Listed and Ranked

Ranking Every Best Picture Oscar Winner of the 1980s

The 1980s are a decade that is just begging to be judged, so let’s get to it. The 1970s were packed with groundbreaking cinema but by the 80s studios began to backtrack into safer choices, and the Academy followed suit, tending to select prestige pics (movies that were tailor-made to appeal to Academy voters)¬†over anything … More Ranking Every Best Picture Oscar Winner of the 1980s

Every Best Actress Oscar Winner of the 1990s Listed and Ranked

The Best Supporting Actress of the 1990’s race was mostly a wash, so it’s nice to see things get more competitive in the lead actress category. As usual, I will comment on who I think should have won in each year, but whether or not someone deserved their win can’t have an effect on their … More Every Best Actress Oscar Winner of the 1990s Listed and Ranked

Ranking Every Best Actor Oscar Winner of the 1990s

The Best Actor winners in the 90s are a wildly mixed bag–not just in terms of quality but in the variety of the roles themselves. There’s a little bit of everything here, including a cannibal. Please remember that I will comment on snubs when appropriate, but the question of whether or not an actor should … More Ranking Every Best Actor Oscar Winner of the 1990s

Ranking Every Best Supporting Actress Oscar Winner of the 1990s

I’m beginning to see a pattern here. The ranking for Best Supporting Actress of the 2000s was pretty weak compared to other categories for that decade, and there’s more of that here. As always, although I may comment on snubs or people who should have won when applicable, but whether or not an actress deserved her win … More Ranking Every Best Supporting Actress Oscar Winner of the 1990s

Every Best Supporting Actor Oscar Winner of the 1990s Ranked

Now that I dropped a bombshell in determining the Best Picture of the 90s, let’s take a trip to some less controversial waters. Once again, I will comment on who should have won each year, but whether or not an actor should have won can’t impact their spot in the ranking. 10. Jack Palance,¬†City Slickers … More Every Best Supporting Actor Oscar Winner of the 1990s Ranked