Best Female Movie Performances of the 21st Century

 Every once in a while, an actor gives the kind of performance that transcends the craft and becomes so painstakingly authentic that it’s hard to distinguish between what’s performance and what’s real life. Ellen Burstyn in Darren Aronofsky’s “Requiem For a Dream” is one of those performances.

16. Ellen Burstyn, “Requiem for a Dream”