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Directed: Clarence Brown

Year: 1930

Nominated: Best Director – Clarence Brown, Best Actress – Greta Garbo

Plot in 25 Words: Love across the classes, across the years, and across the language barrier. 308 more words



And the winner is… Rooney Mara named Best Actress at Cannes Film Festival as Jacques Audiard receives the Palme d’Or for refugee drama Dheepan

Rooney Mara was named joint Best Actress at Cannes Film Festival while French director Jacques Audiard’s Sri Lankan refugee drama Dheepan was given the Palme d’Or at the ceremony on Sunday. 108 more words

Fresh Press

New on DVD: Still Alice

Still Alice tells the incredibly emotional story of Alice Howland, a linguistics professor who is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at a young age. The film stars Julianne Moore, whose moving performance was awarded with an Oscar for Best Actress. 56 more words

Library News

Who is the Best Actress of the 1980s?

Ladies and gentlemen, it finally happened: a decade of Best Actress performances is just as competitive and tough to call as the Best Actor race. Well done, ladies. 1,655 more words


Best Actress: 1964

Actual Nominations: Julie Andrews. Anne Bancroft. Sophia Loren. Debbie Reynolds. Kim Stanley.

This was quite a controversial year for the Best Actress category, primarily due to the Audrey Hepburn snub. 377 more words

The Oscars

Could Meryl Streep get her 20th Oscars nomination?

That is the big question.

Personally, it is very possible. Every film Queen Streep is in, she delivers an outstanding performance. It will be a disaster not to at least nominate any performance from the ultimate icon of Hollywood cinema. 102 more words