11 October 2010 3:53 PM, PDT | Scott Feinberg | See recent Scott Feinberg news »

Jennifer Lawrence, the 20-year-old actress who gives a standout performance in Debra Granik’s 2010 Sundance Grand Jury Prize (Drama) winner “Winter’s Bone” (Roadside Attractions, 6/11, trailer), was one of the first names to register on pundits’ awards radars this year. As the months have ticked by, though, and with the emergence of nearly two dozen viable contenders in the best actress field, Lawrence — who, prior to “Winter’s Bone,” was best known for her work in Guillermo Arriaga’s “The Burning Plain” (2008), for which she received the Venice Film Festival’s Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actress — has largely faded from the awards discussion.

I think that this may prove to be a grievous mistake on the part of prognosticators. There’s no denying that she’s up against a host of performances by bigger name actresses in higher profile films with much later release dates and bigger awards budgets, »

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