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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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  • Holiday movies, now new and improved

    Holiday movies, now new and improved
    The holiday season brings quality cinema entries. But sometimes one leaves the theater thinking, "That was good, but it could have been better" Or perhaps, "That was good, but it could have been better if filmmakers were a little more open to other...
  • Santa Barbara fest to honor Scorsese and DiCaprio

    Santa Barbara fest to honor Scorsese and DiCaprio
    The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor director Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio with the Cinema Vanguard Award at the 29th edition of the festival, which runs from Jan. 30 through Feb. 9. The award presentation and tribute will...
  • Will 'Osage County' pans hurt Meryl Streep's Oscar chances?

    Will 'Osage County' pans hurt Meryl Streep's Oscar chances?
    Oscar voting begins online Friday, though many Motion Picture Academy members who didn't register for online balloting received paper versions beginning late last week. Some diligent members have already made their selections and mailed them in. The...
  • Meryl Streep is a given for another Oscar nod. Or is she?

    Meryl Streep is a given for another Oscar nod. Or is she?
    For the last several weeks, the Oscar race for lead actress felt fairly settled, with five familiar faces, each of them previous winners — Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine"), Sandra Bullock ("Gravity"), Judi Dench ("Philomena"), Emma Thompson ("...
  • Palm Springs Film Festival: Pride (in the name of awards)

    Palm Springs Film Festival: Pride (in the name of awards)
    The Palm Springs International Film Festival gala or, as Tom Hanks called it, "This little, intimate, Sonny Bono rec-room chicken dinner get-together for two-and-a-half-thousand people," took place Saturday night. Meryl Streep picked up an award. So did...
  • 'Lone Survivor' likely to top 'Frozen' at weekend box office

    'Lone Survivor' likely to top 'Frozen' at weekend box office
    "Lone Survivor," Universal Pictures' military drama about a mission gone wrong, could ambush "Frozen" at the box office this weekend, as "The Legend of Hercules" joins the fray and "Her" and "August: Osage County" enter more theaters.  The Afghanistan...
  • Hollywood A-list celebrates Golden Globes, W magazine special issue

    Hollywood A-list celebrates Golden Globes, W magazine special issue
    The event: W editor in chief Stefano Tonchi, editor at large Lynn Hirschberg and hotelier André Balazs hosted a massively star-studded shindig Thursday at the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood, in celebration of the Golden Globes Awards, which are set for...
  • Diane von Furstenberg 'Journey of a Dress' exhibition opens in L.A.

    Diane von Furstenberg 'Journey of a Dress' exhibition opens in L.A.
    Diane von Furstenberg’s wrap-dress army is a force to be reckoned with in the 20,000-square-foot gallery of the historic May Co. department store building in Los Angeles, where her “Journey of a Dress” exhibition opens Saturday with...
  • 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office

    'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is king of the box office
    Movie theaters breathed fire this weekend as “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” struck box-office gold. The Peter Jackson-directed sequel to last year’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected journey,” raked in a studio-estimated $73....
  • The Golden Globes as Oscar's crystal ball

    The Golden Globes as Oscar's crystal ball
    Golden Globes. Sunday night. Imagine this scenario at the Beverly Hilton: Sometime after co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler engage in a little wordplay about gravity and their formal wear and belt out a parody of some song from "Mary Poppins" (maybe "I...
  • Golden Globes are a winner-take-all for oddsmakers

    Golden Globes are a winner-take-all for oddsmakers
    In Sunday's Golden Globes, "12 Years a Slave" looks to be the clear favorite (1-4) among dramas. Meanwhile, "American Hustle" (1-5) appears to be an easy pick over "The Wolf of Wall Street" (4-1). "Inside Llewyn Davis" is the longshot at 30-1. At...