With the year's first quarter over, here's a listicle of noteworthy performances we'll eventually compare to what's to come. We've already listed fav male performances and favtechnical achievements thus far - from screenings and releases as of March 31st. Herewith the 17 best female performances from the year's first quarter, divvied up into three categories. Did these women speak to you?
Disclaimer: I missed The Last Word, United Kingdom, and Wilson which all have prominent female roles for talented actors. If you've seen them give their MVPs a shout-out in the comments.
6 LEADING ACTRESSES
Paula Beer as "Anna" in Frantz
16 more talented women after the jump...