Amy Adams is one of that talented actresses and everybody knows it. She’s also the most award nominated actresses of her generation. The Hollywood Reporter published this article this week, talking about Big Eyes and how Amy is the full package. Check it:
With the possible exception of Meryl Streep, it is hard to think of an actress who has been more consistently good — and often great — over the past decade than chameleonic Amy Adams, whose run of excellence really began in 2005 with Junebug.
The 40-year-old’s incredible body of work since — which includes more than 25 films and has been highlighted by standout performances in Enchanted (2007), Julie & Julia (2007), Charlie Wilson’s War (2007), Doubt (2008), The Fighter (2010), Trouble with the Curve (2012), The Master (2012), Her (2013) and American Hustle (2013) — has collectively produced five Oscar noms and five Golden Globe film-related noms. (Among female performers, only Streep has more of the former within that same span, while Streep and Judi Dench have more of the latter. Not bad company to be in!)
I predict that the tally of the latter count will increase by one for Adams — and, yes, Streep, too, for Into the Woods — on Dec. 11, when the nominations for the 72nd Golden Globes will be announced. Adams is vying for a slot in the best actress in a musical or comedy category, which is rather thin this year, for her latest performance, as the unique painter Margaret Keane in Tim Burton’s Big Eyes, and I think she’s going to get it. Is it the finest film that she’s been a part of? Absolutely not — many have found it a bit too lightweight and glossy and expect it to face an uphill climb at the Oscars — but that is entirely in spite of, not because of, Adams’ work in the film.