Davis or Streep: Who Will Win the Best Actress Oscar?

Davis or Streep: Who Will Win the Best Actress Oscar?

As the Oscars loom this weekend, the frontrunners to win the Best Actress Academy Award appear to be Meryl Streep and Viola Davis.

The other three nominees — Michelle Williams, Glenn Close, and Rooney Mara — are long shots to win.

Here is how the race to the Best Actress Oscar unfolded this year from the earliest critics’ award ceremony.

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Favorite Tweets From the BAFTA Awards

The BAFTA Award

Favorite Tweets From the BAFTA Awards

The Brits gave out the BAFTA Film Awards, their equivalent to the American Oscars, in Covent Gardens in London this year.

I turned to Twitter in the afternoon to learn the latest, and caught the Awards just starting across the sea. I settled in to get the scoop.

Tweeters from Warner Bros. felt the same way, simply announcing: “Tea and BAFTA awards time.”  Far from boring, the show opened with – read more –

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Who Is Harvey Weinstein, and Why Was Everybody Thanking Him at the Golden Globes?

Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" (1994) was Harvey Weinstein's first big blockbuster

Who Is Harvey Weinstein, and Why Was Everybody Thanking Him at the Golden Globes?

No less than Meryl Streep and Madonna paid tribute to Harvey Weinstein at the Golden Globes this year.

Michelle Williams called him the “punisher,” Madonna scolded him for forcing her to write an award-winning song, and Meryl Streep said “Thank god, Harvey Weinstein” as she accepted her Best Actress award.

If you’re a Hollywood insider, you know all the accusations that are grist for the mill about Weinstein’s public and private persona. The question is, where does all the love come from? – please click here to continue reading –

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Is Meryl Streep’s Margaret Thatcher Admired in ‘The Iron Lady’?

UK Poster for "The Iron Lady." Meryl Streep is uncanny as Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in this movie.

Is Meryl Streep’s Margaret Thatcher Admired in ‘The Iron Lady’?

Meryl Streep, who plays Margaret Thatcher in the movie “The Iron Lady” (2011), is at the top of everyone’s list for an Oscar nomination this year for her portrayal of the once-influential world leader. The movie about the former prime minister of England follows her life and political career through flashbacks.

Here are some opening day quotes from moviegoers in the Los Angeles area about the movie and Streep’s performance.  – read more –

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