In the pantheon of great psycho performances, at least two come to mind that no self-respecting thesp, under any circumstances, should attempt to duplicate.
For approximately half of period drama "Vera Drake," shuddering despair overwhelms the title character played by Imelda Staunton, carrying her away from former happiness like an undertow.
Although only 29, Kate Winslet is no stranger to awards season hoopla with three Oscar noms already to her credit.
Sophie Okonedo is still trying to figure out how she made the leap from a hooker in "Dirty Pretty Things" to the wife of a real-life hero in "Hotel Rwanda."
In the next two months, dramatic fare such as "Ray," "Closer" and Sideways" will flood key Euro territories over a four-week frame nicknamed "Oscar Alley" by overseas distribs.
Hilary Swank, who won an Oscar at age 25 for her performance in 1999's "Boys Don't Cry," knows a thing or two about great expectations. The award immediately placed her in rarified company, and under…
Virginia Madsen isn't shy about expressing her eagerness for entering Oscar race 2005.
Oscar voters may reside in the blue states, but there's still a "Father Knows Best" mentality when it comes to "wifely" roles. This year, though, there are several performances that are being Oscar…
Divorce? Easy. Premarital sex? You're joking. Homosexuality? Yawn. These topics -- once highly controversial or even proscribed from being mentioned, let alone depicted, onscreen -- are…
After more than 25 years of trying, Hollywood finally made Laura Dern blush. Having cast away her inhibitions in David Lynch's "Blue Velvet" and "Wild at Heart" and Alexander Payne's "Citizen Ruth,"…
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