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Amy Adams

Amy Adams
Actress Amy Adams was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for "American Hustle."

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Amy Adams' first major movie role was in 2002's "Catch Me If You Can," with Leonardo DiCaprio.

However, it was Adams' performance in "Junebug," an indie drama released in 2005, which earned both critical praise and an Academy Award nomination. In 2009, Adams also earned an Academy Award nom...
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Actress Amy Adams was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for "American Hustle."

Full Oscars 2014 coverage

Amy Adams' first major movie role was in 2002's "Catch Me If You Can," with Leonardo DiCaprio.

However, it was Adams' performance in "Junebug," an indie drama released in 2005, which earned both critical praise and an Academy Award nomination. In 2009, Adams also earned an Academy Award nomination for her role as Sister James in "Doubt."

In 2007, Adams showcased her singing and dancing abilities in Disney's "Enchanted." She played a fairy-tale princess trapped in New York City.
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  • '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' dominate Critic's Choice nods

    '12 Years a Slave,' 'American Hustle' dominate Critic's Choice nods
    Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" and David O. Russell's "American Hustle" dominated the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s 19th Critics' Choice Movie Award nominations on Monday morning. Both films, which also tied for the most Golden Globe nods last...
  • With Golden Globe nods, 'American Hustle' gains ground in best picture sweepstakes

    With Golden Globe nods, 'American Hustle' gains ground in best picture sweepstakes
    Since taking the Telluride and Toronto film festivals by storm in the early fall, "12 Years a Slave" and "Gravity" have dominated the Oscar conversation. Three months of screenings and cocktail receptions and glad-handing have done little to alter the...
  • Review: 'American Hustle' shakes things up in madcap style

     Review: 'American Hustle' shakes things up in madcap style
    David O. Russell is a director on a hot streak, an audacious original with an affinity for edgy American madness. His dizzying, outlandishly entertaining "American Hustle" is a 21-first century screwball farce about 20th-century con men, scam artists...
  • 'American Hustle' director David O. Russell on his 'new chapter'

    'American Hustle' director David O. Russell on his 'new chapter'
    "American Hustle," the new Abscam-inspired con movie by David O. Russell, finds the director of "The Fighter" and "Silver Linings Playbook" getting the old gang back together, including actors Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer...
  • Bradley Cooper, Suki Waterhouse step out for 'American Hustle'

    Bradley Cooper, Suki Waterhouse step out for 'American Hustle'
    Bradley Cooper has officially stepped out with his latest girlfriend, Suki Waterhouse. The "American Hustle" star, 38, and British Burberry model, 21, attended the world premiere of the film at the Ziegfeld Theater on Sunday in New York City....
  • 'American Hustle,' Jennifer Lawrence go over big with academy

    'American Hustle,' Jennifer Lawrence go over big with academy
    Multiplex moviegoers weren't the only ones paying attention to "American Hustle's" recent awards-season onslaught. Over the weekend, the film grossed $690,000 from just six theaters, and David O. Russell's freewheeling con artist dramedy also screened...
  • 'American Hustle': Inside the Amy Adams-Jennifer Lawrence kiss

    'American Hustle': Inside the Amy Adams-Jennifer Lawrence kiss
    Jennifer Lawrence has many admirers, from the legions of "Hunger Games" and "X-Men" fans to critics to awards voters — the latter evidenced by her Oscar for "Silver Linings Playbook" and her recent New York Film Critics honor for supporting...
  • Best of 2013: Betsy Sharkey picks 'Gravity,' 'American Hustle'

    Best of 2013: Betsy Sharkey picks 'Gravity,' 'American Hustle'
    In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form: 1. "Gravity:" A perfect marriage of art and technology, Alfonso Cuarón's film and Sandra Bullock's performance, out of this...
  • Review: Spike Jonze's 'Her' shows love's perils — in any form

    Review: Spike Jonze's 'Her' shows love's perils — in any form
    Spike Jonze has a knack for disturbing our peace, and his new film "Her" does that with a vengeance. A different and daring futuristic tale starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, "Her" is a look at the pleasures and perils of new technology...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Hollywood Game Night' on NBC

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Hollywood Game Night' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 22 - 28, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES The Sing-Off The three remaining groups...
  • 'American Hustle' ensemble puts the 'con' in confidence

     'American Hustle' ensemble puts the 'con' in confidence
    When you hear the words "con man," "American Hustle" filmmaker David O. Russell says, you need to know that "con" comes from "confidence," and that rather than having its roots solely in swindling, a "con artist" is somebody who really believes in what...