She was close to her family as a result, but has said she never had the feeling of coming from one particular place. I would change, depending on where I was It teaches you to watch, to reinvent, that character can change. So I just slammed the Anne onto the Julie. Playing the dual roles of half-sisters Frannie and Sabrina Hughes , she found this intensive work to be an important learning experience, and she said of it fondly: "I gained confidence and learned to take responsibility. Described by Moore as "one of the most fundamentally important acting experiences I ever had",  the group spent four years exploring the text and giving intimate performances to friends.
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She was close to her family as a result, but has said she never had the feeling of coming from one particular place. I would change, depending on where I was It teaches you to watch, to reinvent, that character can change. So I just slammed the Anne onto the Julie. Playing the dual roles of half-sisters Frannie and Sabrina Hughes , she found this intensive work to be an important learning experience, and she said of it fondly: "I gained confidence and learned to take responsibility.
Described by Moore as "one of the most fundamentally important acting experiences I ever had",  the group spent four years exploring the text and giving intimate performances to friends. The film was a failure and widely mocked, and she later regretted her involvement. Moore was pleased to work with him, as his film 3 Women gave her a strong appreciation for cinema when she saw it in college.
Moore received an individual nomination for Best Supporting Female at the Independent Spirit Awards , and the monologue scene earned her a degree of notoriety. She had to lose a substantial amount of weight for the role, which made her ill, and she vowed never to change her body for a film again. It was amazing. Her following film, Nine Months , was crucial in establishing her as a leading lady in Hollywood.
The period drama met with poor reviews. We hung off everything available, plus we climbed, ran, jumped off things During its production she met her future husband in director Bart Freundlich. Her first Academy Award nomination came for the critically acclaimed  Boogie Nights , which centers on a group of individuals working in the s pornography industry.
Director Paul Thomas Anderson was not a well-known figure before its production, with only one feature credit to his name, but Moore agreed to the film after being impressed with his "exhilarating" script. She is seen here with co-star Jeff Bridges at the Lebowski Fest. The film was not a hit at the time of release, but subsequently became a cult classic.
Set in London at the end of the 19th century, her performance of Mrs. She was also nominated in the Drama category that year for her work in The End of the Affair The critic Michael Sragow was full of praise for her work, writing that her performance was "the critical element that makes [the film] necessary viewing".
His primary objective was to "see her explode", and he cast her as a morphine -addicted wife. All three films were poorly received. The role was written specifically for her by Todd Haynes, the first time the pair had worked together since Safe, and Moore described it as "a very, very personal project She again played a troubled s housewife, prompting Kenneth Turan to write that she was "essentially reprising her Far from Heaven role".
Established actress — [ edit ] Moore at a festival for Jerrold Nadler in Moore did not make any screen appearances in , but returned in , with three films. There was no success in her first two ventures of the year: Marie and Bruce , a dark comedy co-starring Matthew Broderick , did not get a cinematic release;  Laws of Attraction followed, where she played opposite Pierce Brosnan in a courtroom-based romantic comedy, but the film was panned by critics.
Although the film was unpopular with critics, it opened as the US box office number one. It is listed on Rotten Tomatoes as one of the best reviewed films of her career, and was named by Peter Travers as the second best film of the decade.
Moore played the role of Nadia, a former war correspondent who finds her views on the invasion of Iraq challenged. Based on a short story by Philip K. Dick , the response from critics was highly negative. Moore was fascinated by the role.
The film was not widely seen, and critics were generally unenthusiastic. I basically immersed myself in the study of her, and attempted to authenticate her as completely as possible It was tremendously challenging to represent someone so very well-known and idiosyncratic, and so recently in the public eye. Portraying a well-known figure was something she found challenging; in preparation, she conducted extensive research and worked with a dialect coach for two months.
Moore made two film appearances in Reviews for the film were favorable,  and Mary Pols of Time magazine wrote that Moore was a key factor in its success. Her first release of the year came alongside Liam Neeson in the action-thriller Non-Stop , set aboard an airplane. The film ranks as her highest-grossing to date. Moore began by appearing as an evil queen in Seventh Son , a poorly received fantasy-adventure film co-starring Jeff Bridges. Her parts were of a silent movie star in the s and a deaf librarian in the s; in preparation, she studied sign language and watched the films of Lillian Gish.
She was cast opposite Matt Damon as twin sisters in s America, named Rose and Margaret, who become embroiled in a local crime. It featured her and Michelle Williams in roles played by men in the original film.
With predictable sentence patterns, simple words, frequent repetition, and bright, colorful illustrations, these are two new Freckleface Strawberry books that young readers can read all by themselves! The addition of Freckleface Strawberry into Step Into Reading marks the first time this character is available in a leveled reader program. These Step 2 Readers are for children who can read with some help. Freckleface Strawberry: Monster Time! But when her friends have other ideas about what they want to do, Freckleface learns a valuable lesson in cooperation and compromise. Is there anyplace in school where his big voice can fit?
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