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Oscar Talk Episode Twelve: Nine, Invictus, The Lovely Bones

by Anne Thompson
November 28, 2009 4:25 AM
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In Contention's Kris Tapley and I have actually seen most of the Oscar movies now, and even though we're not supposed to write about all of them yet, we do talk about the sexy musical Nine, Clint Eastwood's Invictus and the mixed reaction to Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones. We also get into the rising fortunes of Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds and the marketing behind the last movie to be unveiled in coming weeks, James Cameron's Avatar.


5 Comments

  • Thomasi | November 29, 2009 8:23 AMReply

    Gary B is right. A lot of people are forgetting about District 9. I know I am. I made a real effort to forget about it, and it took me several days. Several long, painful days.

  • Megan | November 29, 2009 6:47 AMReply

    You guys are both really intelligent, articulate, and thoughtful individuals in your field who really provide some great insight into this award season. Great discussion.

  • brian burnett | November 29, 2009 5:58 AMReply

    Thanks, Anne and Kris for these Oscar Talks - they're a real treat, and much more fun and informative than written reviews. Anne, your blog is required reading for anyone interested in the industry!

  • ben | November 29, 2009 3:46 AMReply

    In next week's Oscar Talk, could you please convince Mr. Tapley to drop that insufferable "K" from his first name.

  • Gary B | November 28, 2009 10:06 AMReply

    What about District 9, I think that ALOT of people are forgetting about this FANTASTIC movie!!!

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