Best Actress 2014: Diane Keaton for Ruth and Alex

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A photo of Diane Keaton at the 71st Golden Globe Awards (via CBS News).

Oscar History: One win from four nominations
Won: Best Actress in a Leading Role for Annie Hall (1977)
Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role for Reds (1981)
Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role for Marvin’s Room (1996)
Nominated: Best Actress in a Leading Role for Something’s Gotta Give (2003)

Oscar Present?
Role: Ruth, who alongside husband Alex (Morgan Freeman) must decide whether to sell their Brooklyn walk up of 40 years.

Awards: N/A
Nominations: N/A

Festivals:

  • Toronto International Film Festival (2014) – World Premiere

Why? Keaton makes a comeback every now and again – she’s been nominated once every decade since the ’70s. Time for her ’10s nomination?

Why not? And So It Goes came and went with audiences; Ruth and Alex came and went at Toronto.

Ranking: Out of the running as of Sept. 12, 2014

More on the competition:
Best Actress in a Leading Role 2014

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