Jodie Foster Raves About Jennifer Lawrence

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This appreciation by Jodie is from the Time 100:

"...I remember going to the cutting rooms of Winter's Bone. I thought, Sure, this girl can act. But, man, this girl can also just be. All of those painful secrets in her face, the feeling that there's some terrible past that's left impossibly angled bone and weariness in its wake."


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One More Thought About Jodie Foster's Speech

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I've already ignited a hailstorm of pro and con arguments with my simple statement that Jodie Foster should have said "Yep, I'm gay" rather than the defiant apologia she gave for the celebrity closet the other night at the Golden Globes.

So let me just add one more thing.

A friend of mine said it over pistachios last night, and I found it profound enough to want to repeat it here:

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Mel Gibson Hides Behind the Beaver

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The trailer for Mel Gibson's comeback film The Beaver, in which he's a disturbed man who lets a beaver hand puppet speak for him, is a masterpiece of unintentional guffaws for those with really cheap and obvious minds.

So here goes:

As Mel's son pulls out a biological representation of a cerebrum, he explains to Mel, "It's a brain. Mom says yours got broken."

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The Accused Was The Most Lesbian Movie Ever Made

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Behind the scenes anyway.

You remember The Accused.

The 1988 drama with Jodie Foster gang-raped at a dive bar, defended by a rather butch public prosecutor (Kelly McGillis) who helps her get retribution.

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Good Buzz on The Beaver

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Kindly stifle your chortling so I can keep going with this important news report.

It's a serious posting about what insiders are murmuring about The Beaver, the Jodie Foster-directed film starring Mel Gibson as a disturbed guy with a special relationship with his puppet.

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Has Jodie Foster's Privacy Game Gone Too Far?

In a new article, ABCnews.com investigates the wall of privacy Jodie Foster has long put up as a child star who became an adult star and the target of a psycho's obsessions (in addition to the obsessions of many normal people).

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When Young People Don't Get The References

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I was talking to a 20-something not long ago and mentioned Jodie Foster in casual conversation.

You know, the amazing child star. Who grew up to be a two-time Oscar winner. Who's still making big movies.

And the guy looked blanker than a Texas cheerleader and said, 'Who?"

He'd never heard of her!

Now, I don't expect every single person to have researched the entire history of entertainment in their few years on earth, but Jodie Foster is pretty major.

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