Oscar, She Wrote

Three of the five nominees for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay have some notable similarities. And, no, it's not just that they're women. Is this what it takes to make it to the boys' table in Hollywood?

DIABLO CODY Movie: Juno Once worked as: A stripper; a blogger Unlikely heroine: A punk-loving, pregnant teen

TAMARA JENKINS Movie: The Savages Once worked as: A performance artist; an essayist Unlikely heroine: A lying, cheating failed playwright

NANCY OLIVER Movie: Lars and the Real Girl Once worked as: A video-game writer Unlikely heroine: A latex doll named Bianca


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