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Bullock, Streep Trade Oscar Death Threats

Bullock, Streep enjoy friendly rivalry as Oscar race heats up

(Newser) - Sandra Bullock may be this award season's darling, but she's not letting it go to her head: Instead, she and fellow best actress Oscar nominee Meryl Streep are enjoying a friendly rivalry. "With Meryl, when this whole thing started, I left her a voice mail going, 'You've got to...

9 Notable Oscar Snubs
 9 Notable Oscar Snubs 
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9 Notable Oscar Snubs

Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, 'The Hangover' failed to score today

(Newser) - Sure, we all could have predicted Avatar would clean up and Sandra Bullock's ascendance would continue come Oscar nomination time. But who were today's notable snubs? Us offers a list:
  • Brad Pitt: Failed to score a Best Actor nomination for his critically acclaimed, SAG-nominated role in Inglourious Basterds.
  • Daniel Day-Lewis:
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British Actress Jean Simmons Dead at 80

Nominated for Oscar as a teen for Hamlet role opposite Olivier

(Newser) - Jean Simmons, the British actress who as a teen received the first of two Oscar nominations for her Ophelia to Laurence Olivier’s 1948 Hamlet, died today at age 80 of lung cancer. She also starred in Guys and Dolls and Spartacus before earning another Oscar nomination for her role...

Larry Gelbart, Writer on MASH, Tootsie, Dies at 81

Cancer takes man nominated for Oscars, Tonys and Emmys

(Newser) - Larry Gelbart, one of the writers who developed the hit TV series MASH and who scored nominations for Oscar, Tony and Emmy awards, died this morning of cancer at age 81, his wife tells the Los Angeles Times. Actor Jack Lemmon once described Gelbart “as one of the greatest...

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