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The Miracle Season

Caroline “Line” Found (Danika Yarosh), Kelly (Erin Moriarty) and their volleyball teammates at Iowa City West High School are fresh off winning the state championship in 2010 and want to do it again. Line is going into her senior year and is a happy young woman who brings joy to all those around her. Her mother Ellyn (Jillian Fargey) is in the hospital fighting cancer and the prognosis is not good. Line’s dad Ernie (William Hurt) keeps things going at home for Line, whose older brother and sister are away at college. 
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Wanting for Oscar, not Spiritual Gold

Our guest blogger today is Mary Claire Kendall. The Academy Awards have not always looked favorably upon Hollywood’s most celebrated stars. Bob Hope, legendary comedian, television personality, and film star, hosted the ceremony a record 19 times, but never won, nor was he nominated for a competitive Oscar. Each year, he told jokes about this lack of recognition at the Oscars, “or as it’s known at my house: Passover,” he famously quipped.
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Casting for Oscar Gold

Vivien Leigh, in Gone with the Wind. One of the more interesting Hollywood stories is how an actor or actress ends up playing an Oscar-winning role.
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