19 February 2013 2:03 PM, PST | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

The Oscars will be presented live this weekend, and we'll see who walks away with the top prizes. One of the frontrunners is Jennifer Lawrence in the Best Actress category for her phenomenal performance in Silver Linings Playbook, and while she's already been honored at the Screen Actors Guild Awards and Golden Globes, the actress was given a tribute at the Santa Barbara Film Festival. It might seem a little early since her career just seems to be taking off, but the 12-minute sizzle reel they've crafted shows why Lawrence deserves so much praise for the work she's done thus far. She should be around for quite a while. Here's the Santa Barbara Film Festival's sizzle reel for Jennifer Lawrence (via Hollywood Elsewhere): Personally, I love how they lead into Lawrence's generation of actresses by using great, iconic clips of Claduette Colbert in It Happened One Night, Diane Keaton »

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