Monday, November 24, 2008

Taking the Oscar Bait

Thanksgiving week ushers in the first wave of the serious Oscar hopefuls. From Thanksgiving until Christmas the major contenders are released. They can turn out to be all hype, but it's still the case that the biggest Oscar films come out this time of year. Below is the slate of this year's major Oscar bait, roughly in order of current "buzz":

1. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
2. Frost/ Nixon
3. Milk
4. The Wrestler
5. Doubt
6. The Reader
7. Revolutionary Road
8. Australia
9. Gran Torino
10. Defiance

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