She has done it again, folks: local favorite turned Hollywood big shot actress Jennifer Lawrence has just received her second Academy Award nomination for her role as Tiffany Maxwell in Silver Linings Playbook
. She received her first nomination for the 2010 filmWinter's Bone
, but unfortunately lost to Natalie Portman forBlack Swan
This year, Lawrence faces off against some stiff competition: Jessica Chastain forZero Dark Thirty
, Emmanuelle Riva forAmour
(at age 85, the oldest nominee for Best Actress in Oscar history), Quvenzhané Wallis forBeasts of the Southern Wild
(at age 9, the youngest nominee ever), and Naomi Watts forThe Impossible
Silver Linings Playbook
received eight nominations in all, including potential wins for Best Editing, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director (David O. Russell), Best Supporting Actor and Actress (Robert de Niro and Jacki Weaver, respectively), Best Actor (Bradley Cooper), and Best Picture.
Academy Awards Ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 24.
My review ofSilver Linings Playbook
can be found here.
Image: Internet Movie Database