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Jennifer Lawrence nominated for second Oscar for 'Silver Linings Playbook'
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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 film

Winter's Bone

, but unfortunately lost to Natalie Portman for

Black Swan


This year, Lawrence faces off against some stiff competition: Jessica Chastain for

Zero Dark Thirty

, Emmanuelle Riva for


(at age 85, the oldest nominee for Best Actress in Oscar history), Quvenzhané Wallis for

Beasts of the Southern Wild

(at age 9, the youngest nominee ever), and Naomi Watts for

The 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 of

Silver Linings Playbook

can be found here.

Image: Internet Movie Database

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There are legitimate theories that the Big Bang originated from the collapse of a black hole in a fourth-dimensional universe. This stuff fascinates me, and I love reading about it. I love reading about science. And about anything, for that matter, provided it's interesting - and everything is potentially interesting, so I'm fascinated by a lot of things. I also read a lot of fiction (Kurt Vonnegut deserves deification) and watch a lot of movies (Charlie Chaplin also deserves deification). I've made a few short films myself. I'm also a writer of everything - I'm close to a Bachelor's in English at IUS. My life consists of reading, writing, bartending, and taking care of my daughter full-time. Life is busy and life is stressful, but that's why there's music and art and other forms of relaxation.

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