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Oscar Talk: ‘Les Mis’ and ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Are Powerful Contenders, Whither ‘Django Unchained’?

Oscar Talk: 'Les Mis' and 'Zero Dark Thirty' Are Powerful Contenders, Whither 'Django Unchained'?

On this week’s Oscar Talk podcast, Kris Tapley and I review the Oscar impact of post-9/11 CIA thriller “Zero Dark Thirty,” Kathryn Bigelow’s follow-up to Oscar-winner “The Hurt Locker,” and soaring musical “Les Miserables,” Tom Hooper’s follow-up to his Oscar-Winning “The King’s Speech.”

Both are strong competitors, we agree, though critics and audiences are still to weigh in. Next up this weekend: screenings start on Quentin Tarantino’s long-awaited “Django Unchained” and Peter Jackson’s less anticipated “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.”

We also delve into the incredibly competitive documentary feature race, picking our frontrunners. (I review “Zero Dark Thirty” and cover Q & A here; more in my Oscar Predicts chart.)

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Comments

Andrew B

can't wait to see Zero Dark Thirty!

K C

bravo Madame Bigelow!

AR

It's interesting that the Hunger Games succes is now going to be a disadvantage for Jennifer Lawrence. People will think that she's already been rewarded and will go for Jessica Chastain instead.

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