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Old January 15 2013, 10:04 PM   #42
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Re: 2012 Oscar Nominations

stj wrote: View Post
A song, however much the singer emotes, is not a genuine character.
In a musical in recitative it is. That's the whole point. Her performance isn't just "I Dreamed A Dream", anyway (I thought "Lovely Ladies" and "Come to Me" are almost on the same level, anyway), and she does a superb job in mine and many others' opinion of conveying her character.
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