With the Thanksgiving weekend's positively received press screenings of "Les Miserables"
and "Zero Dark Thirty,"
Oscar season is humming along. The New York Times' awards blog "The Carpetbagger" is back as of Monday
, and ready to zap you out of post-election letdown. Melena Ryzik asks, "In withdrawal of all those close reads of campaign tactics?"
TOH! is of course a venerable site of all things Oscar-season. Check out our freshly updated Oscar Predictions 2013, our box office report on the Thanksgiving weekend (during which many potential awards contenders worked hard for butts in seats) and our recent review of "Zero Dark Thirty," which we're now calling a frontrunner.