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John Hawkes Sips Whiskey to Survive Awards Season – a Celebs.com Original Interview

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Celebs.com’s Simone Boyce caught up with Oscar-nominated actor John Hawkes (“Winter’s Bone,” “Me and You and Everyone We Know,” “Lincoln”) at Variety’s “10 Directors to Watch” brunch presented by Mercedes-Benz at the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

The star of Fox Searchlight’s ‘The Sessions’ is sure to receive another Oscar nomination for his role in that film, and shares his tips for getting through awards season unscathed — whiskey and comfortable shoes. Hawkes also opens up about his “champagne problems” and the stress brought on by his peers and critics.

Variety’s event at the Palm Springs Film Festival honoring director David O. Russell was also attended by Bradley Cooper, Tom Hooper and Eddie Redmayne. Check out the video: