We also look at the sequels vying for an animation nomination and vehemently debate whether there should be three or five slots for such a small field of eligible films. We also cover the impact on indie contenders included or omitted from New York's Gotham Award nominations; discuss the moved-up date changes for the New York Film Critics, and subsequent pressure to screen films before they vote November 28. Lodge has seen many of the foreign film contenders, including Sony Pictures Classics' contenders Where Do We Go Now, A Separation and In Darkness. Is Mexico's Miss Bala too gritty for the mainstream voters?
Here's the podcast.