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Oscar Talk Episode 20: Parsing the Noms, Blind Side and Surprises

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood February 2, 2010 at 10:35AM

While Kris Tapley and I were prepared for today's Academy Award nominations, a few things caught us by surprise. We discuss today's news and forecast where the Oscar race is heading: from Avatar vs. Hurt Locker to Bullock, Streep, those Inglourious Basterds and Up in the Air.
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While Kris Tapley and I were prepared for today's Academy Award nominations, a few things caught us by surprise. We discuss today's news and forecast where the Oscar race is heading: from Avatar vs. Hurt Locker to Bullock, Streep, those Inglourious Basterds and Up in the Air.

UPDATE: To clarify my comment about The Hurt Locker adding to its gross post-nominations, while Summit released The Hurt Locker on DVD on January 12 (which helped to support their awards effort), they are re-releasing the best picture nominee on over 100 screens this weekend.


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