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Oscar Talk: 2013 Oscar Nominations are Indie-Friendly, Nine Best Pics, Oscar vs. DGA Nods

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood January 11, 2013 at 4:05PM

On this week's Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I discuss Thursday's indie-friendly Oscar nominations, including frontrunners, surprises and snubs. We look at how the Directors Guild nods diverge from the Academy's nominations, and what this means for the Oscar race.
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On this week's Oscar Talk, Kris Tapley and I discuss Thursday's indie-friendly Oscar nominations, including frontrunners, surprises and snubs. We look at how the Directors Guild nods diverge from the Academy's nominations, and what this means for the Oscar race.

Here's the podcast, which is also on iTunes.

Full list of Oscar nominations is here.

This article is related to: Awards, Academy Awards, Awards, Oscars


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.