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On this week's Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I agree that "The Artist" is a runaway train that will not be stopped. While that doesn't mean that it will win everything, George Clooney has reason to be worried.

We revisit our recent sojourns at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, which honored Viola Davis, Martin Scorsese and Christopher Plummer, and like the BAFTAs, has a small impact on the Oscars.