My recognition has a first name, it's O-S-C-A-R


Melissa Leo, who starred in Frozen River, goes up against leading ladies Anne Hathaway, Angelina Jolie, Meryl Streep and Kate Winslet.

The screenplay, written by Courtney Hunt, competes with Happy-Go-Lucky, In Bruges, Milk and WALL-E.

With Frozen River on the list, those other movies are in very fine company.

Click here to read Boise Weekly's interview with Leo and co-star Misty Upham.