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Melissa Leo, an Oscar nominee for 2008's Frozen River, won a new York Film Critics Circle award for her role in the boxing drama The Fighter. JoJo Whilden/2010 Fighter, LLC. hide caption

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Melissa Leo: Playing Alice Ward In 'The Fighter'

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Ward v. Neary Michael Brook
A New Swan Queen Bert Jansch
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Jackie Weaver (right, with Sullivan Stapleton) plays the matriarch of a Melbourne-based crime family who has an inappropriate relationship with her sons. John Tsiavis/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Weaver And Michod Go Inside 'Animal Kingdom'

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Savage Garden Mychael Danna
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Natalie Portman plays Nina, a ballerina dancing the roles of both the White Swan and the Black Swan, in Darren Aronofsky's psychological horror film Black Swan. Niko Tavernise via Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Natalie Portman: Going Dark For Thriller 'Black Swan'

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Havannah Negila Irving Fields
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When Jason Sudeikis (left) and Owen Wilson get a free pass to cheat, they start by going to Applebee's — not exactly known as a watering hole for singles. Peter Iovino/Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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A 'Hall Pass' To Cheat Keeps Marital Despair At Bay

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September Song Erroll Garner
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Easy to Love
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