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Bradley Cooper: Awards Season 'Just Gets Crazier' | Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper: Awards Season 'Just Gets Crazier'

Originally posted 02/03/2013 12:50PM

The key to surviving awards season? Being able to steal a moment of sleep anywhere and a good sense of humor.

In the past two weeks, Bradley Cooper, the Oscar-nominated star of Silver Linings Playbook, has flown from L.A. to Madrid to Paris to Rome to Manchester to Tokyo, L.A. again, New York, Washington D.C., New York and then finally L.A. (third time's the charm).

But on the road, Cooper tells PEOPLE his most poignant stop this week was Thursday's talk with military veterans at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. It was the first time he has visited the hospital, but has traveled to deployed soldiers three times with the USO.

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Ailing Jennifer Lawrence Feeling Better Thanks to a 'Lot of Medication' | Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence Feeling Better Thanks to a 'Lot of Medication'

Originally posted 01/28/2013 07:00AM

Jennifer Lawrence is on the mend.

The ailing Silver Linings Playbook starlet is finally feeling fine after a reported bout with pneumonia.

"I'm so much better," Lawrence, 22, told reporters backstage at Sunday's Screen Actors Guild Awards, where she won for lead female actor. "I'm a lot better. I've been on a lot of medication and got a really cool inhaler, so I'm doing much better."

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PHOTO: Jennifer Lawrence Stuns at SAG Awards – Pneumonia & All! | Jennifer Lawrence

Ailing Jennifer Lawrence Steps Out at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Originally posted 01/27/2013 07:30PM

Despite being in ailing health, Jennifer Lawrence looked stunning on the red carpet at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.

The Silver Linings Playbook star – who's nominated for her role as troubled girl-next-door Tiffany – is currently very sick, a source tells PEOPLE.

But that didn't stop the 22-year-old actress from stopping to chat with E! News.

"I'm fine, I'm fine," Lawrence told Giuliana Rancic. "I'm so worried everyone's, like, scared of me like, 'Are you still sick?' No, I'm fine."

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Jennifer Lawrence Trashes Her Oscar Rivals – for Laughs | Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence Trashes Her Oscar Rivals – for Laughs

Originally posted 01/20/2013 08:45AM

How to get the jump on your sister Oscar nominees? Host Saturday Night Live – and come out punching.

That was Jennifer Lawrence's modus operandi this weekend, with the Silver Linings Playbook's Best Actress contender taking good-natured swipes at her competition during her silver-tongued opening monologue on the NBC comedy show.

About Jessica Chastain, she said: "In Zero Dark Thirty you caught Bin Laden. So what? In Winter's Bone I caught a squirrel, and then ate it."

Naomi Watts: You were in The Impossible. You know what else is impossible? You beating me on Oscar night."

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What Will Bradley Cooper Be Doing at the SAG Awards? | Bradley Cooper

SAG Awards: Bradley Cooper, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway to Present

Originally posted 01/16/2013 08:15AM

Silver Linings Playbook's Oscar- and SAG-nominated Bradley Cooper has another job before him: He'll be a presenter at Jan. 27's 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, it was announced first thing Wednesday morning.

The 2011 Sexiest Man Alive will be in very good company. Other presenters include Justin Timberlake, Viola Davis, Sigourney Weaver, Les Miserablés nominees Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman, and Cooper's Silver Linings costar, nominee Jennifer Lawrence.

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Happy Birthday, Bradley Cooper! Fans Sing in Palm Springs | Bradley Cooper

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Bradley Cooper's Fans Sing 'Happy Birthday' in Palm Springs

Originally posted 01/06/2013 03:00PM

Bradley Cooper didn't necessarily have the wildest of birthday celebrations, but his special day certainly didn't go unnoticed.

The Silver Linings Playbook star, who flew in on Bombardier's Hollywood Reporter Palm Springs shuttle from Santa Monica, Calif., and turned 38 on Saturday, was greeted by a slew of screaming fans when he arrived on the red carpet at the 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs, Calif.

"Bradley started interacting with his fans and then they broke out into song, chanting 'Happy birthday to you,'" an onlooker tells PEOPLE.

Running late into the event because of the fan holdup, Cooper whisked by many of the reporters, and when asked about his birthday plans, answered with a smile, "I'm here!"

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Critics Choose Lincoln – Plus Other Movies (Twilight!) They Think You Should See

Critics' Choice Nominations Help Kick Off Award Season

Originally posted 12/11/2012 01:00PM

'Tis the season ... for Hollywood awards!

Forget Santa and Frosty, on Monday the nominees for the 18th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards were announced, unofficially kicking off more than two months of nominations, parties and award shows that will culminate with the Academy Awards on Feb. 24.

This week on Wednesday and Thursday respectively, the Screen Actors Guild and the Golden Globe nominations will also be announced. (The Oscar nods aren't revealed until after the actual holidays are over, on Jan. 15, 2013.)

So, which films do the critics think are the best of 2012?

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Bradley Cooper Brings Zoe Saldana to Silver Linings Playbook Party | Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

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Bradley Cooper & Zoe Saldana Celebrate Silver Linings Playbook in West Hollywood

Originally posted 12/10/2012 06:00AM

Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro were on hand to celebrate their film Silver Linings Playbook at the Weinstein Company's special event at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood on Friday.

At the candle-lit dinner party, De Niro enjoyed a Purity Vodka martini, while Cooper posed for photos with Zoe Saldana. De Niro spent part of the night talking with Mel Gibson and Jane Fonda, who were also in attendance.

Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence's 'Amazing Chemistry' Evident During Dance Rehearsal

Originally posted 11/29/2012 06:20PM



Could Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence's sexy dance routine (and powerful performances) land them Oscar nods?

The quest for Dancing with the Stars's mirror-ball trophy just wrapped, but these Silver Linings Playbook costars went from having no previous dance experience to looking like pros in just a month, choreographer Mandy Moore tells PEOPLE.

In this exclusive video, the actors are hard at work in a local Philadelphia dance studio, where they worked tirelessly with Moore, who notes the pair's "chemistry was amazing."

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Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence Dance in Silver Linings Playbook (Video)

Originally posted 11/13/2012 03:45PM



With impressive performances from Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook may already be an Oscar contender before it even hits theaters.

For Pat (played by Cooper), a former teacher who has just been released from a mental hospital, things get interesting when he gets involved with Tiffany (played by Lawrence), a neighborhood girl with problems of her own.

But with Danny (Chris Tucker) leading the way, Tiffany and Pat unwind as they learn to dance to Stevie Wonder's "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing."

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