Well, the crazy part of the festival circuit is over, although there are still a few key pieces including NYFF and AFI Fest, but right now, I think we have finally started to fit some of the pieces together for the upcoming Oscar season. First, we take a look at Best Original Screenplay.
Post Telluride/Toronto/Venice Predictions
David O. Russell and Eric Singer "American Hustle"
Woody Allen "Blue Jasmine"
Alfonso Cuaron and Jonas Cuaron "Gravity"
Bob Nelson "Nebraska"
Kelly Marcel and Sue Smith "Saving Mr. Banks"
Other Contenders - Peter Morgan "Rush", Ryan Coogler "Fruitvale Station", Danny Strong "Lee Daniel's The Butler", Craig Borten and Melisa Warmack "Dallas Buyers Club", Joel and Ethan Coen "Inside Llewyn Davis", Nicole Holofcener "Enough Said", Spike Jonze "Her", Jeff Nichols "Mud", Cormac McCarthy "The Counselor", Asghar Farhadi "The Past", Aaron Guzikowski "Prisoners"