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THR Actress Roundtable: Glenn Close, Kathryn Hahn, Nicole Kidman, Regina King, Lady Gaga, Rachel Weisz

Drop Dead Red Redemption: The Hollywood Reporter’s Actress Roundtable The actress roundtables for awards season from The Hollywood Reporter are always the most interesting, most informative and most engaging and this year is no different.  With female-led films and rich supporting characters, 2018 has been a superb year for women in film and this year’s roundtable has gathered some of …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (November)

The deepest bench of Best Actress contenders in years is going to give us one of the best set of nominations the Oscars has ever seen Best Actress is a bloodbath, the most competitive I’ve seen this category in years. That’s a good thing but it makes predicting extra hard.  This category has everything: a veteran with an overdue narrative, …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (October)

Best Actress continues to the year’s most stacked and competitive categories and that’s a good thing. It also means that some major names, including previous Oscar winners, will likely have to make room for newcomers and seemingly solid contenders might find themselves struggling for a nomination. I’m keeping Glenn Close (The Wife) at #1 for another month. With her overdue …

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2019 Oscar Predictions: BEST ACTRESS (August)

Glenn Close in The Wife (Sony Classics) has her eyes locked on Oscar victory (photo credit: Roberto Filipe Terra @robertofilipeterra) Glenn is ready for her Close-up It’s time, isn’t it? Glenn Close has been nominated for SIX Academy Awards. She stands alone as the most-nominated living actor, male or female, to have never won. I hesitated in Spring and early …

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Review: Glenn Close is Oscar-worthy in ‘The Wife’

Glenn is ready for her Close-up in ‘The Wife’ No one can do a cold stare like Glenn Close. Throughout her new film, The Wife, Close, in a career-defining and Oscar-worthy performance, often sits just outside the film’s focus; usually to the side of her novelist husband Joe Castleman (played with pure academic arrogance and perfection by Jonathan Pryce), aiming …

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