Welcome to the 3rd. article in our five week series on Women in Hollywood.
By Open Book
With the Oscar’s looming, we wanted to list our Top 10 favorite leading lady performances of 2011. Of course some of the actresses we selected may not get nominated for an Oscar. However, we want to recognize and support the women who took a chance and captured our attention this year. So without further ado here are our Top 10 best leading lady performances of 2011.
1. Viola Davis–The Help
2. Michelle Williams– My Week With Marilyn
3. Charlize Theron–Young Adult
4. Rooney Mara–The Girl With A Dragon Tatoo
5. Tilda Swinton–We Need to Talk About Kevin
6. Kristen Wiig– BridesMaids
7. Kate Winslet–Carnage
8. Jodie Foster–Carnage
9. Gisèle Casadesus- My Afternoons with Margueritte
10. Elle Fanning- Super 8
Please join us for our open discussion all this week to find out why these actresses made our list. Plus we would like to know what female performances caught your attention this year and why?