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Queen Meryl


There is no other actress working to this day who is more prolific than Meryl Streep.  Who else can bolster 16 Academy Award nominations, 25 Golden Globe nominations, 12 Bafta Award nominations, …shall i continue.  Oh wait what about the song about her in Fame the musical.  It seems that any award show isn’t complete without a nomination for Meryl Streep.  Granted she had not won every single time but she still has a prowess and vigor that stops others in there tracks.

It was no surprise that she was again nominated this year for her role in Julie and Julia where she plays the unmistakable Julia Child.  With a laugh and spot on accent she wins the hearts of the audience playing a broad women.  What was more surprising was the backlash she received.   Continue reading

Longing for Her Past

After watching Nine, the new film with the all star cast,  all i could think about was one of its stars, Nicole Kidman.  This Academy Award winner’s career has been in decline since receiving her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  I know I am not the only one who laments over this botox diva’s past.

I want to take you back to the early 2000’s.  Nicole just filmed a starring role with then husband, Tom Cruise, in Stanley Kubrick’s final film, Eyes Wide Shut.  She would then go on to suffer the end of her marriage but also a role in fellow aussi’s musical drama, Moulin Rouge.  Continue reading