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Here's Why Amy Adams Is The New Leonardo DiCaprio


It's November, which means it's ~officially~ awards season.

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For many years, the big question was "Will Leonardo DiCaprio win an Oscar?"

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In 2016, his day finally came.

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Arguably for the wrong movie, but that's another conversation.

Now we need to talk about the "new Leo."

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AKA, the next person who is LONG overdue for an Oscar.



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Can you say "stunning?"

She's been nominated FIVE times.

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She was also nominated for SEVEN Golden Globes (and won for American Hustle and Big Eyes).

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It should have been six Oscar nominations, though, because her performance in Arrival was breathtaking.

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The movie is currently streaming on Hulu. Get on it!

Leo finally won on his 5th nomination, so Amy has officially surpassed him in losses.

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In case you're not an Amy Adams stan, she has been working hard in Hollywood for nearly 20 years.

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Many of us fell in love with her while wearing out our VHS copies of Drop Dead Gorgeous.

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Go Muskies!

And pretty much ALL of us have enjoyed at least one of her TV appearances.

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The Office, Buffy, Smallville, Charmed, That '70s Show, and The West Wing TO NAME A FEW.

She made us laugh in Talladega Nights...

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...and stole our hearts in Enchanted.

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After that, she just kept KNOCKING IT OUT OF THE PARK with her award-winning performances.

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She just hasn't won THE award.

Unfortunately, it doesn't sound like this will be her year, either.

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While all of the upcoming potential contenders look amazing, she is not featured in any of them.

But she's currently filming Backseat, in which she'll portray Lynne Cheney.

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A movie about Dick Cheney doesn't sound appealing, tbh, but it's being directed by Adam McKay, who DID win "Best Adapted Screenplay" for The Big Short.

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She's also about to start filming Disenchanted, the Enchanted sequel we've been waiting a DECADE for.

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But this just means we'll have to wait ANOTHER YEAR for even the POSSIBILITY of her winning.

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So, start getting those juicy memes ready, Internet...

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...because Amy Adams' time IS COMING.

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Thank you for your consideration.

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