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Oscar Talk: 'Gravity' and '12 Years a Slave' Top the Fall Fests So Far

by Anne Thompson
September 20, 2013 11:59 AM
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Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in "Gravity"

On this week's Oscar Talk Podcast, Kris Tapley and I do a roundup of where we are post-fall film festivals. "Gravity" and "12 Years a Slave" are at the top of the Oscar heap right now, with a batch of other contenders below, from "August: Osage County," "Dallas Buyers Club" and the Coens' latest, "Inside Llewyn Davis," to $100 million hit "The Butler." Will that movie last through the long haul? We remind that it is only September, people! (The Gurus O' Gold are still all over the place.)

Listen and weep. 


  • Ryan | October 20, 2013 2:32 PMReply

    It didn't take long for them to embrace Ben Affleck.. So It's definitely possible.

  • ELG | September 22, 2013 5:54 AMReply

    Please consider doing them more frequently again :(

  • sergio | September 20, 2013 7:01 PMReply

    I'm really hooked on your podcasts. Keep it up!

  • K C | September 20, 2013 3:35 PMReply

    August: Osage County. Misery loves family. Ha! Mourning becomes Electra, now THAT'S misery!

  • AR | September 20, 2013 3:10 PMReply

    Wonderful to have Oscar Talk back!

  • Rib | September 20, 2013 3:09 PMReply

    Looking forward to 12 years a slave. I wonder if the Academy can embrace Steven McQueen so 'early' in his career. It took them a while to embrace Martin Scorsese.

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