At Last It’s Winslet’s Night

images-93Kate Winslet was absolutely “due” an Oscar, so her win is absolutely deserved. But as usual for the Oscars, the award doesn’t come for someone’s greatest performance. (Not even for this year: I would have rather seen Winslet nommed for “Revolutionary Road.”) I dislike almost everything about the movie version of “The Reader.” But I’m thrilled for Winslet. It was great to see her hug her five predecessors, and her emotion was warm and real.

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