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Reviewed: American Fiction
Top 5 Female Performances of 2023
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This week on CinemaJaw we continue our annual wrap of of the year in film that was 2023. This week we are looking at the ladies as we cover our Top 5 Female Performances of 2023.


Joining us is (as we’ve come to discover) one of the most prolific film critics in Chicago, a friend of the show, and fellow critic of the CIC, The Blonde In Front, Cati Glidewell. Cati shares her Top 5 list and also joins us in a review of American Fiction.

So pop in those earbuds. It’s a jam-packed Jaw as always!

Top 5 Female Performances of 2023


  1. Da’Vine Joy Randolph – The Holdovers
  2. Parker Posey – Beau is Afraid
  3. Rachel McAdams – AYTGIMM
  4. Michelle Rodriguez – D&D
  5. Violet McGraw/Amie Donald – Megan

Cati Glidewell:

  1. Teyana Taylor – A Thousand and One
  2. Sophie Wilde – Talk to Me
  3. Kaitlyn Dever – No One Will Save You
  4. Da’Vine Joy Randolph – The Holdovers
  5. Marin Ireland/Judy Reyes – Birth/Rebirth


  1. Sandra Huller – Anatomy of a Fall
  2. Emma Stone – Poor Things
  3. Eve Hewson – Flora and Son
  4. Penelope Cruz – Ferrari
  5. Madeleine Yuna Voyles – The Creator

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