Dec 17
2009

Congratulations to Meryl for winning a Best Actress nomination for “Julie & Julia” for the Screen Actors Guild Award. The awards will be handed out in a live ceremony January 23, 2010.

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role

Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy – “The Blind Side”
Helen Mirren as Sofya – “The Last Station”
Carey Mulligan as Jenny – “An Education”
Gabourey Sidibe as Precious – “Precious”
Meryl Streep as Julia Child – “Julie & Julia”

Dec 15
2009

Meryl Streep has received two Golden Globe nominations, both in the category of Best Actress in a Comedy, for “Julie & Julia” and “It’s Complicated”. Both films also received nominations as Best Picture, Musical or Comedy. Her third motion picture of 2009, “Fantastic Mr. Fox” is in the running as Best Animated Feature. A complete list of nominees in the related categories can be found below. Congratulations!

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Sandra Bullock – The Proposal
Marion Cotillard – Nine
Julia Roberts – Duplicity
Meryl Streep – It’s Complicated
Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia

 

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Dec 14
2009

Today, Meryl has scored two more Best Actress nominations for “Julie & Julia” – this time by the Critics Choice (she won the Best Actress award for “Doubt” last year) and the St. Louis Film Critics Association. The St. Louis winners will be announced on December 20, the Critics Choice Awards will be handed out in a live ceremony on January 15, 2010 on VH1. Update: Meryl has been announced as the Best Actress winner of the 2009 New York Film Critics Circle Award for “Julie & Julia”. Congratulations!

Dec 13
2009

Meryl has won the Boston Society of Film Critics as Best Actress for “Julie & Julia”. More and more award winners and nominations will be announced in the coming days – the Los Angeles and New York Film Critics as well as the Critics Choice Awards tomorrow and the Golden Globe Award nominations on Wednesday. The calendar has been updated with all important award dates, with many thanks to Stephanie for creating this list, so have a look at what to look forward to in the coming weeks.

Dec 07
2009

Here comes a third clip from “It’s Complicated” with thanks to Nora for the heads-up. Also, Meryl has received a Washington DC Film Critics Award nomination as Best Actress for “Julie & Julia”, alongside Sandra Bullock (The Blind Side), Carey Mulligan (An Education), Maya Rudolph (Away We Go) and Gabourey Sidibe (Precious). Prior to the nominees, the winners have been announced today already, honoring Miss Mulligan in the above category.

Dec 03
2009

Meryl has received her first award of the 2010 award season – “It’s Complicated” was honored in the category of Best Ensemble by the National Board of Review. The NBR’s dinner to present the winners with their awards will be held on January 12, 2010.

Dec 01
2009

Added pictures and a clip of Meryl’s speech, honoring her “Julie & Julia” co-star Stanley Tucci with a Career Lifetime Achievement Award.

Nov 18
2009

According to Variety, the 19th Annual Independent Film Award ceremony is shaping up to be a starry evening. Presenters include Meryl Streep, Joel and Ethan Coen, Willem Dafoe, Ellen Burstyn, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Anthony Mackie, Oliver Platt, Jim Sheridan and Brooke Shields. The event will be hosted by Comedian Kumail Nanjiani at the ceremony, which will take place at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan. The ceremony will take place on November 30. Thanks to Jessica for the heads-up!

Nov 15
2009

A record 20 films have been submitted for consideration in Oscar’s animated feature film category. The surfeit of entries is likely to force the Academy to nominate five animated films for only the second time since the category was created in 2001. Academy rules state that if fewer than 16 films are submitted in the category, only three can be nominated. More nominations in the category could prove helpful to smaller films included among the entries. Nominations for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards will be unveiled Feb. 2. A full list can be found under the cut.

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Oct 20
2009

The People’s Choice Awards have announced the nominee selections where users can vote for their favorite movie stars – the five people with the most votes in each category will become the official nominees for the 2010 People’s Choice Awards. And since Meryl is listed as one of the Year’s Favorite Movie Actresses, alongside Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Aniston and Julia Roberts, among others, this is your chance to cast your vote and make Meryl an official 2010 nominee. Visit their official website to participate.