Considered by many to be the greatest living film actress, Meryl Streep (left) is up for "Best Actress" once again for her performance in the critically-acclaimed drama Doubt. This year's honor marks Meryl's 15th nomination, and would be her third win. Meryl's daughter is actress Mamie Gummer (right), who appeared with her mother for the third time in 2007's Evening. To see our posting on Meryl and Mamie, click here.
–noun patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics. In the entertainment industry, this is known as Hollywood NepotismTM. Talent not required.