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Academy nominations don't give Kate Winslet a double chance
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has forced the cruelest result upon Kate Winslet, nominating her for best actress for her indelible performance as a onetime concentration camp guard in "The Reader" but skipping over her other acclaimed performance as a suffering suburban housewife in "Revolutionary Road," a film that happened to be directed by her husband, Sam Mendes.
By Rachel Abramowitz
January 23, 2009