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Violent Femme

Jessica Chastain has sunk her teeth into plenty of meaty roles in the last few years, but her upcoming turn in the new thriller A Most Violent Year looks like her strongest performance to date, Interview: Stephen Milton

21st January, 2015
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At the recent Golden Globes, Jessica Chastain found herself seated at the top table, breaking bread with Helen Mirren and Meryl Streep. Dominant in the central gaze of hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Mere inches from the hallowed altar.

By proximity alone, this is surely reflective of a Hollywood hierarchy; whomever is closest to the stage wields more power. Making Chastain queen supreme over Mirren and Streep.

“I wish it worked that way,” she...

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