Surprise: Jodie Foster and Kate Winslet in 'Carnage'

It's not surprising that two Oscar-winning actresses the caliber of Jodie Foster and Kate Winslet were nominated. It's more of a surprise that both were nominated for one film, "Carnage," a claustrophobic, let-me-out-of-here tale of civilized adults descending into chaos. Conventional wisdom may have surmised that with such strong female performances out there in other films, voters may have believed that they should chose one or the other. But that was not the case
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