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The Descendants (movie)
For your consideration, Oscar voters: Shailene Woodley
For your consideration, Oscar voters: Shailene Woodley

Studio execs from 20th Century Fox met with Oscar consultants a few days ago to mull this question: What happens when the year's most acclaimed acting turn to date comes in a movie that skews about two generations too young for most film academy members? Shailene Woodley, playing the cancer-stricken heroine in "The Fault in Our Stars," won raves from both sides of the theater aisle when the film opened last week. It didn't matter whether critics wept like newborns while Woodley's heroine, Hazel Grace, and the love of her life, Augustus Waters (Ansel Elgort), navigated the fears, anger and joy of young love in the shadow of the Big C or whether they remained dry-eyed (monsters!) through the...

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