The Contenders: 2012

CONTENDERSThe long-running annual Variety series “The Contenders” is back, this time with 30 leading candidates to earn at least two nominations for Oscar in picture, director, acting, screenplay, foreign language and animation.

The package also comes with my story on late-season Oscar nomination surprises (illustrated by this knight coming from behind near the finish!) which have been frequent in recent years.

The Contenders:

“Amour”
“Anna Karenina”
“Arbitrage”
“Argo”
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”
“Bernie”
“The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”
“Cloud Atlas”
“The Dark Knight Rises”
“Django Unchained”
“Flight”
“The Grey”
“Hitchcock”
“The Hobbit”
“The Impossible”
“Life of Pi”
“Lincoln”
“The Master”
“Les Miserables”
“Moonrise Kingdom”
“The Perks of Being a Wallflower”
“Promised Land”
“Quartet”
“Rust and Bone”
“The Sessions”
“Silver Linings Playbook”
“Skyfall”
“This Is 40”
“Wreck-It Ralph”
“Zero Dark Thirty”

 

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