Awards

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Renee Zellweger

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OSCAR QUOTIENT HITS: Likable actress delivers a feisty performance in a box office hit, complete with accent and physical appearance overhaul. MINUS: Romantic comedies released in spring can…

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Naomi Watts

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OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Star-making turn all the more impressive in complicated role. CONS: Will Acad think she's paid her dues? Even though Naomi Watts was convincing as all-American Betty Elms in…

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Billy Bob Thornton

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OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Extensive 2001 body of work; has gotten raves. CONS: Will so many pics water down his chances? Though Billy Bob Thornton is no stranger to minimalist performances — indeed…

Data

Domestic Film WEEKEND OF

PROVIDED BY: Box Office

  1. 1

    The Maze Runner

    Weekend Gross:$32.5M

    The Maze Runner

    1
    Weekend:$32.5M
  2. 2

    A Walk Among the Tombstones

    Weekend Gross:$13.1M

    A Walk Among the Tombstones

    2
    Weekend:$13.1M
  3. 3

    This Is Where I Leave You

    Weekend Gross:$11.9M

    This Is Where I Leave You

    3
    Weekend:$11.9M

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Tilda Swinton

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OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Golden Globe nom and winner among Boston critics CONS: Does she have name recognition with voters? Tilda Swinton has a problem with the word “mainstream.” She has been acting in…

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Sissy Spacek

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OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Acad might be glad to see her back on the bigscreen with meaty role. CONS: She's at her dramatic best when angry; possibly a tough sell to voters. Thanks to her…

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Tom Wilkinson

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OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: The anchor of a film that has been building acclaim since Sundance 2001. CONS: Is he well known enough among Stateside voters? Talking to Tom Wilkinson, the first thing you…

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Audrey Tautou

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OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Miramax has a way of convincing the Acad that their foreign talents are more than a match for the U.S. pool. CONS: She's adorable, but she's only 23 and the movie's in French…

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Denzel Washington

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OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Four-time nominee is extremely well-respected by voters. CONS: Subject matter not among Acad faves. FODs (Fans of Denzel Washington) were angry that his volcanic performance as…

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Halle Berry

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OSCAR QUOTIENT PROS: Receiving raves from critics for riding emotional roller coaster. CONS: Film is extremely bleak ; have enough voters seen it? Following her graceful Golden Globe and Emmy-winning…

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