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The Oscars - 2007 Oscars 79th Academy Awards Coverage
Best Actress
Penélope Cruz Judi Dench Helen Mirren Meryl Streep Kate Winslet
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
Shareeka Epps
Shareeka Epps

(none)
Wesley Morris
Will win
Should win
Was robbed
Shouldn't be here
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
Judi Dench
Judi Dench
Laura Dern
Laura Dern
Penelope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
Ty Burr
Penélope Cruz
Volver
'Volver'
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FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE
Cruz, in control
When director Pedro Almodóvar first approached his friend and frequent muse Penélope Cruz about appearing in "Volver" five years ago, he told the petite actress he imagined her not as the tenacious widow Raimunda, but rather as her mousy daughter, Paula.
Judi Dench
Notes on a Scandal
'Notes on a Scandal'
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Silver foxes rule
"I would be put right off if I was coming into the profession now. I wouldn't like it at all," says Judi Dench in an exclusive conversation with Helen Mirren and Meryl Streep ... (EW.com) (Entertainment Weekly)
Helen Mirren
The Queen
Full review
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FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE
Crowning Helen Mirren
The actress found it surprisingly easy to disappear into her role in 'The Queen' ...
Meryl Streep
The Devil Wears Prada
Actress Meryl Streep
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FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE
Coolidge honors humble Streep
Despite the 13 Academy Award nominations -- and two statuettes -- Meryl Streep still shrugs at celebrity. Indeed, it can be an uncomfortable experience just watching her accept a compliment ...
Kate Winslet
Little Children
Kate Winslet
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FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE
Disparate housewives
Being happy as a parent and content in her career freed Kate Winslet to play a mother who feels trapped by life ...
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