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Oscar Talk Post-Nominations: ‘Hugo’ vs. “The Artist,’ Snubs and Surprises, Predictions

Oscar Talk Post-Nominations: 'Hugo' vs. "The Artist,' Snubs and Surprises, Predictions

In this week's Oscar Talk podcast, In Contention's Kris Tapley, Guy Lodge and I go over Tuesday's nominations.

After figuring out who comes out ahead, the likely top five, and picking winners in every category, we decide that we want the old five best pictures back.

How to explain "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" getting one of nine best picture slots with only one other nomination (Max Von Sydow)? The new voting system that favors movies that voters put at the top of their ballots.

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