John Heaton (jheaton) wrote,
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First thoughts on the Oscars

No surprises to speak of among the Best Picture nominees or any of the acting categories. Surprises: Pedro Almodovar steals a Best Director nod from Peter Jackson; two Best Original Screenplay nominations for foreign language films; Treasure Planet nominated for Best Animated Feature. Biggest "yay" moment: About A Boy scores a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination.

More commentary after I review the full list of nominees.
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