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Here's Why Amy Adams Is The New Leonardo DiCaprio

GIVE THIS WOMAN AN ACADEMY AWARD.

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

YAY!!!
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YAY!!!

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

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And boy, THE JOKES WERE GOOD.

In 2016, his day finally came.

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

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

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

AMY ~FREAKING~ ADAMS.

Can you say "stunning?"
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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).

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

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

WTF, RIGHT?!
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WTF, RIGHT?!

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.

Go Muskies!
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Go Muskies!

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

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

She just hasn't won THE award.
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She just hasn't won THE award.

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

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

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

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YASSSSSSS.

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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