Top 10 Oscar contenders for best picture


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Now that many Oscar-contending films have been seen at the Venice and Telluride film festivals, here’s how the race for best picture is shaping up, including some still unseen but highly anticipated contenders. Coming soon: Reactions from the Toronto Film Festival, which starts Thursday.

‘The Artist’
‘The Descendants’
‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’
‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’
‘The Help’
‘J. Edgar’
‘The Ides of March’
‘The Iron Lady’
‘Midnight in Paris’
‘War Horse’

‘Albert Nobbs’
‘A Dangerous Method’
‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2’
‘Martha Marcy May Marlene’
‘My Week with Marilyn’
‘Like Crazy
‘The Rum Diary’
‘The Skin I Live In’
‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’
‘The Tree of Life’
‘We Bought a Zoo’
‘We Need to Talk About Kevin’
‘Young Adult’



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