Lawrence started 2012 with box-office hit The Hunger Games, and she is primed to end the year with significant awards attention for her performance in The Silver Linings Playbook. Lawrence, who plays a widow with a burgeoning sex addiction in David O. Russell's film, is garnering the kind of critical praise that all but guarantees a Best Actress Oscar nomination, her second in the category. Not bad for a 21-year-old actress who is sure to make more headlines in 2013, when she reprises her role as Katniss Everdeen in Catching Fire, due in theaters November 22.
Taylor Swift is making the most of her free time before heading back on the road.
Natalie Portman delivered the 2015 Harvard Class Day speech and boy, did she deliver.