Can “Harry Potter” win a Best Picture Oscar? – Awards Season Roundup
By Sean O’Connell
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Embargoes must not be in place because a fair share of “Harry Potter” reviews hit the Internet this morning following the film’s London premiere. While I’m steering clear of spoilerish reviews, I did find HitFIx’s story interesting, as it breaks down the film’s Oscar chances while hinting that the Academy might hold off until “Part Two” hits in 2011.
Matt Damon touches briefly on “True Grit” while speaking with EW.com about Water.org.
James L. Brooks lost his appeal to the MPAA’s Classification and Rating Appeals Board, so his comedy “How Do You Know” will hit theaters on Dec. 17 with an R rating.
Asking the question that has to be asked: How will “Black Swan” play with older Academy members?
Anthony D’Alessandro links Oscar odds to box office receipts.
Scott Feinberg puts his money down on “The Social Network.”
And finally, AFI Fest announced its winners.
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