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Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep
Actress Meryl Streep was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for August: Osage County. Streep starred in numerous films throughout her career, including "The Iron Lady," "Julie & Julia," "Doubt" and "The Devil Wears Prada."

Full Oscars 2014 coverage
Actress Meryl Streep was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for August: Osage County. Streep starred in numerous films throughout her career, including "The Iron Lady," "Julie & Julia," "Doubt" and "The Devil Wears Prada."

Full Oscars 2014 coverage
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  • Oscars soar on Twitter with Ellen DeGeneres

    Oscars soar on Twitter with Ellen DeGeneres
    Ellen DeGeneres' mass A-lister selfie and pizza party helped the Oscars rule Twitter.  The event, televised on ABC, drew nearly 11.2 million tweets from 2.8 million people, according to Nielsen SocialGuide. The 86th Academy Awards generated 25 times...
  • Oscars: From J-Law to French animators, decoding five strange moments

    Oscars: From J-Law to French animators, decoding five strange moments
    The Oscars on Sunday night were a popular affair with some moving moments -- including speeches from Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong’o -- and some warm humor courtesy of host Ellen DeGeneres. It also had its share of mysteries. Was John Travolta...
  • Oscars 2014: Social media thanked for helping achieve audience gold

    Oscars 2014: Social media thanked for helping achieve audience gold
    The TV ratings were up, but some people wondered if Ellen DeGeneres #overdidit with all the #socialmedia at the #Oscars2014. Sunday's 86th Academy Awards telecast on ABC broke with tradition and reverse-engineered itself for the Twitter generation, with...
  • For Samsung, Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie is a triumph

    For Samsung, Ellen DeGeneres' Oscars selfie is a triumph
    SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung Electronics Co. struck social media gold when Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres used one of its smartphones to take what has now become the world's most famous selfie. DeGeneres never mentioned Samsung, a major Academy Awards...
  • Oscars 2014: Blanchett, Nyong'o wins show female resilience is victor

    Oscars 2014: Blanchett, Nyong'o wins show female resilience is victor
    Cate Blanchett was grateful and defiant in picking up the lead actress Oscar for her devastating performance in "Blue Jasmine," suggesting those who dismiss a film with a female star as "niche" are the cliche. Lupita Nyong'o's gracious words on her...
  • Memo to Hollywood: Why you should handle Lupita Nyong'o with care

    Memo to Hollywood: Why you should handle Lupita Nyong'o with care
    For anyone in Hollywood or the heartland who didn’t fall in love with Lupita Nyong’o’s talent after seeing her performance in best picture winner “12 Years a Slave,” or was somehow unmoved by the supporting actress’s...
  • L.A.-area pizza company seizes Oscar spotlight, milks new fame

    L.A.-area pizza company seizes Oscar spotlight, milks new fame
    Burbank-based pizza chain Big Mama’s & Papa’s already held a modicum of fame before Sunday night’s Oscar telecast as the home of the largest pizza commercially available worldwide. But even a $200, Guinness World Record-holding, 54-...
  • Join Booth Moore, Nick Verreos and Adam Tschorn for an Oscars fashion recap

    Join Booth Moore, Nick Verreos and Adam Tschorn for an Oscars fashion recap
    Now that the dust has settled from Sunday night's Academy Awards telecast and the images of the celebrities in their awards-show best have had a chance to sink in, it's time to recap the best -- and, in some cases, the worst -- of the Oscars' red carpet...
  • Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' performance as host slices both ways

    Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres' performance as host slices both ways
    Meryl Streep participated in her first tweet and shut down Twitter. John Travolta mangled Idina Menzel's name and Pink sang "Over the Rainbow," while Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two of the best acceptance speeches ever. Ellen DeGeneres...
  • Oscars 2014, the year of the selfie: Ellen tweet grabs retweet record

    Oscars 2014, the year of the selfie: Ellen tweet grabs retweet record
    Thanks to Ellen DeGeneres, this year's Academy Awards are shaping up as the Selfie Oscars. Ellen's celebrity-filled group selfie has smashed the previous retweet record holder, President Obama's "Four more years." At 9 p.m. PST, the Ellen tweet was...
  • Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar

    Oscars 2014: '12 Years a Slave' wins best picture Oscar
    In the end, Oscar voters couldn't truly avert their gaze from "12 Years a Slave." Even though many Oscar voters found filmmaker Steve McQueen's searing chronicle of enslavement almost too harrowing to watch, "12 Years a Slave" prevailed Sunday to win...