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Complete lists announced
in February 1984


Note: Shadows on the Wall was launched in Sep '85, but I made my first year-end list as a critic in Feb '82.
1982   <   SHADOWS AWARDS   >   1984
B E S T   F I L M   o f   1 9 8 3 :
LOCAL HERO (Bill Forsyth)
local hero 2. The Right Stuff (Philip Kaufman)
3. The Big Chill (Lawrence Kasdan)
4. Yentl (Barbra Streisand)
5. Tender Mercies (Bruce Beresford)
6. Return of the Jedi (Richard Marquand)
7. Rumble Fish (Francis Coppola)
8. Zelig (Woody Allen)
9. Fanny & Alexander (Ingmar Bergman)
10. Star 80 (Bob Fosse)
11. Silkwood (Mike Nichols)
12. Scarface (Brian DePalma)
13. Terms of Endearment (James L Brooks)
14. The Year of Living Dangerously (Peter Weir)
15. Trading Places (John Landis)
16. Testament (Lynne Littman)
17. The Dresser (Peter Yates)
18. Betrayal (David Hugh Jones)
19. Under Fire (Roger Spottiswoode)
20. Never Cry Wolf (Carroll Ballard)
D I R E C T O R :
PHILIP KAUFMAN
(The Right Stuff)
W R I T E R :
LAWRENCE KASDAN & BARBARA BENEDEK
(The Big Chill)
2. Lawrence Kasdan (The Big Chill)
3. Woody Allen (Zelig)
4. Francis Coppola (Rumble Fish)
5. Barbra Streisand (Yentl)
6. Bob Fosse (Star 80)
7. Brian DePalma (Scarface)
8. James L Brooks (Terms of Endearment)
9. Roger Spottiswoode (Under Fire)
10. Carroll Ballard (Never Cry Wolf)
2. Tom Stoppard (The Right Stuff)
3. Woody Allen (Zelig)
4. Horton Foote (Tender Mercies)
5. James L Brooks (Terms of Endearment)
6. Alice Arlen, Nora Ephron (Silkwood)
7. Harold Pinter (Betrayal)
8. Peter Weir, David Williamson (The Year of Living Dangerously)
9. Ron Shelton (Under Fire)
10. John Sacret Young (Testament)
A C T R E S S :
BARBRA STREISAND
(Yentl)
A C T O R :
ROBERT DUVALL
(Tender Mercies)
streisand 2. Glenn Close (The Big Chill)
3. Meryl Streep (Silkwood)
4. Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment)
5. Sigourney Weaver (The Year of Living Dangerously)
6. Shirley MacLaine (Terms of Endearment)
7. Jane Alexander (Testament)
8. Mariel Hemingway (Star 80)
9. Julie Walters (Educating Rita)
10. Carrie Fisher (Return of the Jedi)
duvall 2. Albert Finney (The Dresser)
3. Eric Roberts (Star 80)
4. Kevin Kline (The Big Chill)
5. Woody Allen (Zelig)
6. Sam Shepard (The Right Stuff)
7. Al Pacino (Scarface)
8. Jeremy Irons (Betrayal)
9. Tom Courtenay (The Dresser)
10. Tom Conti (Reuben Reuben)
S U P P O R T I N G   A C T R E S S :
LINDA HUNT
(The Year of Living Dangerously)
S U P P O R T I N G   A C T O R :
MICKEY ROURKE
(Rumble Fish)
hunt 2. Cher (Silkwood)
3. Tess Harper (Tender Mercies)
4. Jobeth Williams (The Big Chill)
5. Amy Irving (Yentl)
6. Barbara Hershey (The Right Stuff)
7. Jamie Lee Curtis (Trading Places)
8. Mary Kay Place (The Big Chill)
9. Michelle Pfeiffer (Scarface)
10. Pamela Reed (The Right Stuff)
rourke 2. Jack Nicholson (Terms of Endearment)
3. William Hurt (The Big Chill)
4. Dennis Quaid (The Right Stuff)
5. Mandy Patinkin (Yentl)
6. Gene Hackman (Under Fire)
7. Scott Glenn (The Right Stuff)
8. Ed Harris (The Right Stuff, Under Fire)
9. Stephen Bauer (Scarface)
10. Don Ameche (Trading Places)
T V   &   M U S I C : W O R S T   F I L M :
BEST TV SERIES: Cheers (NBC)
BEST SINGLE: King of Pain (Police)
The Lonely Lady (Peter Sasdy)

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