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Oscar Talk: From The Help, Rise of the Apes and Woody to the Fall Fest Circuit and Beyond

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood August 26, 2011 at 4:00AM

Oscar Talk is back. The first podcast of the fall season with In Contention's Kris Tapley runs for a good hour, so gird your loins, Oscar mavens, listen and weep. We cover the Cannes films, the summer releases, the Fall Festival entries and the end-of-year possibilities. We talk Meryl and Glenn and Malick and Chastain, debate the merits of sleeper Warrior and admit that we both cried over cancer patient Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 50/50. Next week we'll post from Telluride. The award season begins.
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Thompson on Hollywood

Oscar Talk is back. The first podcast of the fall season with In Contention's Kris Tapley runs for a good hour, so gird your loins, Oscar mavens, listen and weep. We cover the Cannes films, the summer releases, the Fall Festival entries and the end-of-year possibilities. We talk Meryl and Glenn and Malick and Chastain, debate the merits of sleeper Warrior and admit that we both cried over cancer patient Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 50/50. Next week we'll post from Telluride. The award season begins.

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This article is related to: Awards, Directors, Headliners, Independents, Studios, Oscars, Steven Spielberg, Steven Soderbergh, Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood, Woody Allen, Jason Reitman, David Fincher, David Cronenberg, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Keira Knightley, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Jodie Foster, Weinsteins, Sony/Screen Gems/Sony Pictures Classics


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