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Lawrence Oscar interview backstage at the 85th Academy Awards (seen above with Best Supporting Actress winner Anne Hathaway) In the press room backstage at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony, this year's Best Actress winner Jennifer Lawrence had to answer questions from the assembled reporters. One question had to do with the issue of mental illness as depicted in David O. Russell's comedy-drama Silver Linings Playbook and Lawrence's Best Actress Academy Award win. Her response: "I don't think that we're going to stop until we get rid of the stigma for mental illness." (Pictured above: Lawrence and Best Supporting Actress winner Hathaway backstage at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony.) Talking about the hours prior to this year's ceremony, Lawrence made a comparison to Steve Martin in Father of the Bride, "watching my house just be torn apart, and my whole family was getting ready." When a reporter asked her if »
- Anna Robinson
Her performance as a recovering sex addict in the romantic comedy "Silver Linings Playbook" (2012) earned her the 'Golden Globe Award' for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.
Lawrence is also known for playing 'Raven Darkhölme'/'Mystique' in the 2011 film "X-Men: First Class".
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- Michael Stevens
Director Mark Tonderai made his feature directorial debut in 2008 with the thriller Hush, after working as an actor, writer, and producer for various films and TV shows. The filmmaker returned to the silver screen last year with House at the End of the Street, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue, and Max Thieriot. The story follows Sarah and Elissa (Elisabeth Shue and Jennifer Lawrence), a mother and daughter who move into a dream house they shouldn't be able to afford. As it turns out, just at the end of the street, a young girl killed both her parents, with the lone survivor Ryan (Max Thieriot) living all alone in that big house. When Elissa starts to get close to Ryan, she learns the untold truth about what really happened. I recently had »
I think we can all agree it’s been a rather good year for movies; we have three billion-dollar grossers, all of a high quality, showing studio films don’t have to be dire; we’ve had some great indies, some real stinkers…so let’s take a moment to honour the actors and actresses who really helped make this year of cinema so memorable. Think of it as this writer’s New Year’s Honours List, even though I am not an inbred German geriatric with the power to grant Knighthoods. So, in no particular order, the 12 heroes of 2012 at the cinema, as well as my predictions for next year’s heroes, and the biggest loser of the year.
- Oscar Harding
4 items from 2013
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