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Meryl Streep

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  • Actress Misty Upham's family says police made little effort; body ID'd by coroner

    Actress Misty Upham's family says police made little effort; body ID'd by coroner
    "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham's body, found at the bottom of a deep river embankment near Seattle, was officially identified on Friday by a Washington state coroner, more than a week after her family reported her missing. The King County...
  • 'August: Osage County' Actress Misty Upham Confirmed Dead at 32

    After a body was found Thursday believed to be that of "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham, filmmaker friend and family spokesperson Tracy Rector confirmed that the body has been identified as Upham. She was 32. Upham was found dead in Seattle...
  • Idina Menzel: It took '8 seconds' to get over John Travolta gaffe

    Adele Dazeem, er, Idina Menzel, said that John Travolta's gaffe with her name "threw her" for a few seconds before she performed the Oscar-winning song "Let It Go" at this year's Academy Awards. But only for a few. "I heard it, I did," the 42-year-old...
  • Cannes 2014: Gosling, Carell and Kristen Stewart headed to fest

    A number of high-profile 2014 awards hopefuls -- and an eclectic group of Hollywood stars -- will make their way to the Cannes Film Festival this year, joining the annual parade of global auteurs. Bennett Miller’s fact-based wrestling tale “...
  • 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?...
  • Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions

    Cannes 2014: Weinstein Co. pumps slate filled with notables, questions
    It’s become an annual rite of the Cannes Film Festival -- Harvey Weinstein presents his upcoming movies to journalists and international distributors at an upfront presentation of sorts on the festival’s first Friday. And it’s become...
  • Cannes 2014: Watch trailers for 'Homesman,' 'Foxcatcher' and more

    The Cannes Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, showcasing some 49 features from more than 28 countries, with a combination of high-profile awards hopefuls, Hollywood commercial plays and anticipated directorial debuts. Here's a look at the...
  • Women scarce in films abroad, USC study finds

    Women scarce in films abroad, USC study finds
    Meryl Streep won an Oscar for playing a steely yet faltering Margaret Thatcher in the 2011 British film “The Iron Lady.” The role also warrants another distinction, according to a team of researchers at USC: Streep was the rare female to...
  • 'The Giver' delivers a new take on the dystopian movie genre

    'The Giver' delivers a new take on the dystopian movie genre
      The beloved book The Giver by Lois Lowry finally makes an appearance on the big screen after an 18-year campaign by actor Jeff Bridges. And thank goodness that he spent all that time, because he managed to assemble an impressive cast and crew to...
  • Watch Taylor Swift join Jimmy Fallon for 'Ew!'

    Watch Taylor Swift join Jimmy Fallon for 'Ew!'
    Taylor Swift dropped in on “The Tonight Show" Wednesday, appearing with host Jimmy Fallon in a segment of “Ew!” and dropping word that she’ll be performing Aug. 24 at the MTV Video Music Awards. She portrayed Natalie Benson,...
  • 'No Good Deed' significant because it exists

    "SOCIETY IS unity in diversity." -- George Herbert Mead I WAS really looking for a woman-in-jeopardy quote, but I couldn't find one. Over the weekend I went to see "No Good Deed," the new thriller starring Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson. (She is the...