Grab your ballots, Oscar weekend is coming up. This year's category for best actress includes a then-six-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis in "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and eighty-six-year-old "Amour" actress, Emmanuelle Riva. Neither is considered a front-runner, but could that save their careers? It might, if you believe in...THE OSCAR CURSE.
Daniel D’Addario of Salon.com did a thorough forensic examination of the post-Oscar skids of several winning actresses to reveal whether this is actually a legitimate phenomenon or a convenient excuse.