Julianne Moore's Year: Museum of the Moving Image's Tribute

January 21, 2015 12:20 PM

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Even before the Golden Globes win, and the Oscar Best Actress nomination, Julianne Moore was having a good year. Her roles in David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars and Still Alice, two very different characters, one terrifying and satiric, the other heartbreaking and realistic, were noticed. Moore has been around for a long time: she could be all fashion as in Tom Ford's elegant movie, A Single Man, or the housewife next door as in Lisa Cholodenko's movie, The Kids are All Right, her performances are always noticeably excellent. That she will win the Oscar this year seems a given. And the career salute from the Museum of the Moving Image, is just the proverbial icing on the year's cake.

Co-stars and friends Ellen Barkin, Rebecca Miller, Steve Buscemi, Ethan Hawke, and Mark Ruffalo skyped from Europe to sing her praises as an actor and a person. Moore's husband Bart Freundlich described giving her the script to his film, The Myth of Fingerprints. Their two children, Cal and Liv, wer...

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