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Why Jennifer Lawrence won’t win the Oscar, and that’s OK

Also read: Placing my bets: 2014 Oscar predictions Where to binge-watch Oscar-nominated movies Three-way battle for best picture See Oscar-nominated shorts in a three-and-a-half hour marathon There have been times that the Academy Award for best supporting actress seemed to … Continue reading

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George Clooney on Philip Seymour Hoffman

See more US News from ABC|ABC World News ABC News posted a segment of Popcorn with Peter Travers that starts out being a conversation with George Clooney about The Monuments Men, but turns into a bittersweet remembrance of Philip Seymour Hoffman, who … Continue reading

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It’s a good day for Kentucky actresses

Today began with news that Louisville actress Jennifer Lawrence has become a three-time Oscar nominee, with a fairly reasonable shot at at the rare feat of becoming a two-time winner in consecutive years. Lawrence’s performance in American Hustle earned her a best … Continue reading

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Really, Esquire? ERat over JLaw?

How to win the Esquire “Woman of the Year” award: 1. Look hot. That’s it. That seems like the message out of this year’s polling which saw reigning Oscar-winner for best actress and current top-paid film actress Jennifer Lawrence lose … Continue reading

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Jennifer Lawrence and Steve Kazee awards put spotlight on Kentucky

Something nudged me after Louisville’s Jennifer Lawrence accepted her Oscar for best actress last night: watching a Kentucky native walk off with a major acting award was not an exotic thing to see. And no, I am not going back … Continue reading

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Oscar picks: A very Kentucky Academy Awards

Sunday night’s Oscars will be drenched in the usual glitz and glamour of Hollywood. But there, among the nominees, is some earthy authenticity that will be familiar to Kentuckians. Most years, there is some rooting interest for the Bluegrass State … Continue reading

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2013 Oscars: A big day could turn out to be a big night for Kentucky

According to Google Maps, there are 2,143 miles between the Kentucky State Capitol and the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, where the Academy Awards are presented. But somehow, the Bluegrass State always seems to have a rooting interest in the … Continue reading

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Live from New York, it’s Jennifer Lawrence

Before taking a holiday break, Saturday Night Live announced that Louisville native and white-hot movie star Jennifer Lawrence will host the show’s first edition of 2013 on Jan. 19. The musical guest will be Denver-based folk rockers The Lumineers. Lawrence was catapulted to … Continue reading

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Rolling Stone cover declares Jennifer Lawrence ‘America’s Kick-Ass Sweetheart’

Rolling Stone is primarily known as a music magazine, but Kentucky seems to have a habit of getting its movie stars on the cover. This week, Louisville’s Jennifer Lawrence, star of blockbuster The Hunger Games,   joins that list which includes … Continue reading

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Interview: Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson

http://copiousnotes.bloginky.com/files/2012/03/120322Hutcherson-Podcast.mp3 Though Louisvillian Jennifer Lawrence is the Oscar nominee among The Hunger Games leading actors, Josh Hutcherson is the old hand at movies. According to the Internet Movie Database, the 19-year-old actor has been performing on camera since a 2002 … Continue reading

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