Saturday, February 16, 2013

Golden Statue Season

And the Nominees Are...
A list! A list! Your kingdom for a list! Oscar-nominated films always attract attention. Here goes; most available for hold with library stars on book-to-film titles. Popcorn not included.

Best Picture
Amour (April 2013)-- Argo* (February 19) -- Beasts of the Southern Wild -- Django Unchained (April 16) -- Les Miserables (March 22)* -- Life of Pi* (March 12) -- Lincoln* (March 26) -- Silver Linings Playbook* (Estimated March 2013) -- Zero Dark Thirty (March 19)

Animated Feature Film Nominees
Brave -- Frankenweenie -- Paranorman -- The Pirates! Band of Misfits -- Wreck-It Ralph (March 5)

Documentary Feature Films
5 Broken Cameras -- The Gatekeepers -- How to Survive a Plague (February 26) -- The Invisible War -- Searching for Sugar Man

Actor/Actress Nominations for Films Not Nominated for Best Picture
The Master (February 26 Joaquin Phoenix, Philip Seymour HoffmanAmy Adams) -- Flight (Denzel Washington) -- The Sessions (Helen Hunt) -- The Impossible (April 23 Naomi Watts)

Writing (Original Screenplay)
Let us not leave out Moonrise Kingdom, a film not mentioned elsewhere.

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