My colleague Chris Kaltenbach notes: "Julia Roberts has become Hollywood's primary Kingmaker. A few years back, she talks about how she hates to live in a world where Denzel Washington has not won a Best Actor Oscar, and voila, he wins for 'Training Day.' A few weeks back, she proclaims how wonderful Javier Bardem was in 'Biutiful,' and how he should be nominated for Best Actor, and voila, he is."

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