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Julianne Moore: “One of the wonderful things about movies is that it makes us feel seen"

Alex Abad-Santos is a senior correspondent who explains what society obsesses over, from Marvel and movies to fitness and skin care. He came to Vox in 2014. Prior to that, he worked at the Atlantic.

Julianne Moore is one of the greatest actresses of her generation. And on Sunday night, at the 87th annual Academy Awards, she was recognized for her elegant, humanizing work in Still Alice.

"There's no such thing as Best Actress, as is evidenced by the performances of my fellow actresses," she said. "I'm thrilled that we were able to hopefully shine a light on Alzheimer's disease … One of the wonderful things about movies is that it makes us feel seen and not alone. And people with Alzheimer's deserve to be seen."

Moore had been nominated four times before — twice as a supporting actress in The Hours and Boogie Nights, and twice Julianne Moore: "One of the wonderful things about movies is that it makes us feel seen and not alone."a lead actress in Far From Heaven and The End of the Affair.