OscarGuy wrote:But how was it the "best year"? It certainly wasn't her best performance? She was better last year in Doubt and better also in The Devil Wears Prada, yet the clamoring wasn't as loud as this year.
Well, some of us think this was the best leading performance Streep has given in a dozen years...probably since The Bridges of Madison County. I will take her Julia Child over Doubt or Devil Wears Prada any day.