Early Oscar buzz: ar...go....name some contenders
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11-03-2012, 05:08 PM
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Actually the buzz for
has stayed much, much stronger than I thought it would.
seems very quiet in comparison. I think it might be one of those years where the front runner looks safe, but then gets blown out of the water by a late bloomer, ala
The Social Network
getting blindsided by
The King's Speech
. And, gee, who directed that anyway? I wonder if he has any new movies coming out.
today. Very good film, extremely well executed (who knew Affleck had that much talent?). But if this is the frontrunner for Best Picture, it's a very weak year.
It's not as corny as
, but it might have the same fate of winning based on hype, and then easily forgettable in the near future.
I'm really hoping Kathryn Bigelow has another gem with
Zero Dark Thirty
. I don't care of musicals, so I probably won't even watch
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