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The State of the Race: Why Argo Keeps Winning

The State of the Race: Why Argo Keeps Winning

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When Argo beat Silver Linings Playbook for Best Ensemble at the SAG Awards last night, an award that movie should have had in a walk, and Lincoln took home two SAG Awards for its pair of actors (it was only expected to take one) it suddenly became obvious that a three-way split is going on in the awards race and Argo is benefiting from it. This is somewhat reminiscent of…

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The State of the Race: Defining an Oscar Frontrunner

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“I call to you, I call to you but I don’t call soft enough. There ain’t no cure for love.” – L. Cohen The Oscar race, like an urgent search for “true love,” is rarely about finding Ms. Right, so much as it is about finding Ms. Right Now. Sometimes you get lucky and the voters lock onto something so deserving that its rightness reverberates through the hall of fame…

More Oscar Talk for Silver Linings Playbook

More Oscar Talk for Silver Linings Playbook

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According to Steve Pond over at The Wrap, David O. Russell would like his movie to be thought of as an underdog. But that’s not going to happen. According to Anne Thompson, Dave Karger has now joined the list of those calling it a major contender and Steve Pond opens his column this way: David O. Russell may not want to have this announced publicly, but Saturday’s Toronto International Film…

Silver Linings Playbook Gets Boost in TIFF

Silver Linings Playbook Gets Boost in TIFF

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Both Indiewire’s Anne Thompson and Jeff Wells have invoked the “O” word with the Silver Linings Playbook in Toronto. The David O. Russell film stars Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. Anne says: #TIFF12 the Oscar race is on: silver linings playbook with a happily smiling harvey behind it will be a major contender across the board. And Jeff says: I haven’t felt this knocked over & blown away by such…