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How to Selfie with Meryl Streep | Meryl Streep

How to Take a Selfie with Meryl Streep

Originally posted 02/27/2014 12:00PM

Meryl Streep knows how to work the camera – that we know.

But we're not even talking about one of her Oscar-winning turns on the big screen. With the same finesse and sophistication she brings to her roles, Streep totally nails it when she takes a selfie.

Streep will be attending Sunday's Academy Awards, so we're hoping the August: Osage County leading lady (and Best Actress nominee) will be playing paparazzi among her star crowd. As a favor to her peers set to fill the Dolby Theatre – we're looking at you, Jennifer Lawrence – here's what you need to know about squeezing in a selfie with the always picture-perfect actress.

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The Definitive Guide to Posing with Your Trophies During Awards Season | Jennifer Lawrence

UpdatePosted 02/27/2014 10:40AM

PEOPLE's Guide to Posing Like a Boss During Oscars Season

Originally posted 01/17/2014 05:30PM

With Sunday's Oscars, the 2014 awards season reaches its climax. It's been a long road, filled with a lot of celebrities posing with a lot of pictures with a lot of trophies.

But what's the best way to pose with these awards? That's where we come in.

In advance of the 2014 Academy Awards on Sunday, we suggest the many nominees take a gander at these tips, so they won't be caught in a compromising position at the post-presentation podium.

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See Meryl Streep and 50 Cent – Together! – Get 'A Little Gangsta'

Meryl Streep, 50 Cent and Kobe Bryant Get 'Gangsta' at Lakers Game

Originally posted 01/27/2014 12:35PM

Everyone knows Meryl Streep can act and sing – but could a rap career be this leading lady's latest venture?

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Emma Thompson Brings More Red Carpet Antics to the SAGs | Screen Actors Guild Awards 2014, Individual Class, Emma Thompson

Emma Thompson Is the Mary Poppins of the Awards Season

Originally posted 01/18/2014 09:00PM

Emma Thompson is up to her red carpet antics again.

Barefoot and giggly at the Golden Globes, the Saving Mr. Banks actress arrived at the Screen Actors Guild Awards with her shoes on (flats this time around), but the same fun-loving attitude.

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Meryl Streep Jokes That She's 'Old News' After Record 18th Oscar Nod

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Meryl Streep Jokes That She's 'Old News' After Record 18th Oscar Nod

Originally posted 01/17/2014 05:30PM

When this year's Oscar nominations were announced Thursday morning, Meryl Streep says she was fast asleep, firmly convinced that her scene-stealing work in August: Osage County would be overlooked by the Academy.

"They all say, 'Oh, she doesn’t have a chance'… because I'm so old news, you know," Streep told Ellen DeGeneres in an interview set to air Monday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, as she recounted her standing among oddsmakers.

"There is no such thing as talent being old news. That doesn't get old," DeGeneres reminded Streep amid wild cheers from the studio audience. Indeed, Streep had earned another nomination – her 18th, setting an Academy Awards record for an actor or actress.

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Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock & More React to Oscar Nods

UpdatePosted 01/16/2014 02:30PM

Oscars 2014: Julia Roberts, Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock & More React to Nominations

Originally posted 01/16/2014 12:00PM

It's time to start penning the perfect acceptance speech.

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GIFs Galore: How All the Top 2014 Oscar Contenders Reacted to Their Nominations in Our Dreams

Originally posted 01/16/2014 09:00AM

The 2014 Oscar nominations were announced Thursday morning, and as we watched Academy favorites such as American Hustle and Gravity take the lead, we began to imagine how all the actors who received nods would react.

And thus, we gathered a group of celebratory GIFs that might illustrate how Amy Adams, Leonardo DiCaprio and more big name contenders are feeling right now.

Congratulations to all the nominees – we'll see you on March 2 with your game faces on.

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Is August: Osage County Really a Prestigious Must-See?

UpdatePosted 01/10/2014 04:30PM

See This/Skip That: Is August: Osage County a Prestigious Must-See?

Originally posted 01/10/2014 02:50PM

Sure, August: Osage County has an A-list cast. But is the film itself as Oscar-worthy as its bevy of stars? Or a camp classic-to-be filled with quotable insults and dinner-table tirades?

Plus: PEOPLE's film critic gives you the rundown on The Invisible Woman and Jessica Biel's latest attempt at a stirring drama.

Here's what to see and what to skip at the movies:

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