11th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards

Glenn Close’s ‘Albert Nobbs’ Stands Out in Strong Year for Lead Actresses

Posted on 02/5/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentIf you haven’t seen “Albert Nobbs” yet, Glenn Close’s performance is the reason to do so.  She’s haunting, with the terror and yearning you can see in her eyes, those windows to the poor soul hidden beneath her carefully-controlled mask of a face.  Close’s remarkable achievement in portraying a woman passing as a man in “Albert Nobbs” is absolutely worthy of the Best Actress accolades she’ll receive at AARP’s 11th Annual Movies for Grownups Awards this week.  Even in a …