And the Runner-Up Is

1986 Best Actress (feat. Mitchell Beaupre)

Nov. 15, 2023

This week on And the Runner-Up Is, Kevin welcomes Letterboxd senior editor Mitchell Beaupre to discuss the 1986 Oscar race for Best Actress, where Marlee Matlin won for her performance in "Children of a Lesser God," beating Jane Fonda in "The Morning After," Sissy Spacek in "Crimes of the Heart," Kathleen Turner in "Peggy Sue Got Married," and Sigourney Weaver in "Aliens." We discuss all of these nominated performances and determine who we think was the runner-up to Matlin.

 0:00 - 12:34 - Introduction

12:35 - 32:58 - Jane Fonda

32:59 - 52:55 - Sissy Spacek

52:56 - 1:16:08 - Kathleen Turner

1:16:09 - 1:45:34 - Sigourney Weaver

1:45:35 - 2:09:34 - Marlee Matlin

2:09:35 - 3:01:55 - Why Marlee Matlin won / Twitter questions

3:01:56- 3:08:34 - Who was the runner-up?

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Theme/End Music: "Diamonds" by Iouri Sazonov

Additional Music: "Storming Cinema Ident" by Edward Blakeley

Artwork: Brian O'Meara

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