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Best Picture nominees unveiled

Best Picture nominees unveiled

WIth the full list of Oscar nominations revealed early this morning, we all know what we're up against for the next month. I've seen all but one of the films nominated for best picture while Jonny has his work cut out for him. He still needs to see three of the nine nominees. Here's the full list: 

BEST PICTURE

La La Land

Moonlight

Manchester by the Sea

Arrival

Lion

Hacksaw Ridge

Hidden Figures

Fences

Hell or High Water

Now we sweat it out, waiting to see if anything can knock off "La La Land" for the top spot. "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea" seem like the frontrunners to get the job done, while Lion can charitably called the dark horse of the mix. "Arrival," "Hacksaw Ridge" and "Hidden Figures" are the crowd pleasers. 

This is a solid group of nominees. I don't love all the movies nominated, of course, but from top to bottom this is one of the best groups in recent memory. So if you've been putting off seeing all the nominees before a show ... this might be the year to get it done. Once I've seen "Lion" I'll have my ranking out. 

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