Why Jennifer Lawrence won’t win the Oscar, and that’s OK

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rcopley@herald-leader.comFebruary 28, 2014 

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Jennifer Lawrence poses with her award for best actress in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday Feb. 24, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

JOHN SHEARER — John Shearer/Invision/AP

For our homestate star, Lawrence, this could be a historic win, since she won the Oscar for best actress for Silver Linings Playbook last year. Only five other actors have won back-to-back Oscars, a group including Katherine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, and most recently Tom Hanks. That’s some pretty good company. But don’t count on it.

Read this story at Rich Copley's blog, Copious Notes.

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