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Where To Find Oscar-Nominated Films (Updated)

By admin Published: January 24, 2012

A list in progress...

Best picture
Midnight in Paris, The Tree of Life, The Help and Moneyball are on video. The Descendants, The Artist, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and War Horse are currently in area theaters.

Midnight in Paris and The Tree of Life on video. Hugo, The Descendants and The Artist in theaters.

Best actor
A Better Life (Demian Bechir), Moneyball (Brad Pitt) are on video. The Descendants (George Clooney), The Artist (Jean Dujardin) and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (Gary Oldman) are in theaters now. But Tinker Tailor will lose at least one theater this weekend; a video release is set for March 20.

Best actress
The Help (Viola Davis) is on video. The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Rooney Mara) and The Iron Lady (Meryl Streep) are in theaters. Dragon Tattoo may also be gone soon but a video release is set for March 20. My Week With Marilyn (Michelle Williams) has come and gone for now; it is reportedly due on video on March 6. Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close) opens locally on Friday, including at the Cedar Lee and Cinemark Valley View.

Best supporting actor
See above re My Week With Marilyn (Kenneth Branagh), Moneyball (Jonah Hill) and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (Max von Sydow). Warrior (Nick Nolte) and Beginners (Christopher Plummer) are on video.

Best supporting actress
See above re The Artist (Berenice Bejo), The Help (Octavia Spencer and Jessica Chastain) and Albert Nobbs (Janet McTeer). Bridesmaids (Melissa McCarthy) is on video.

Adapted screenplay
See above re The Descendants, The Artist, The Iron Lady, Hugo, Moneyball and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. The Ides of March is on video.

Original screenplay
See above re The Artist, Bridesmaids and Midnight in Paris. Margin Call (written by College of Wooster alum J.C. Chandor) is on video. A Separation is due at Cedar Lee on Feb. 17.

Animated films
Rango and Kung Fu Panda 2 are on video, and Puss in Boots is due on Feb. 24. I have no current information on Chico & Rita or A Cat in Paris, except that I have seen imported videos for sale on

Documentary Features
Hell and Back Again, and If A Tree Falls are on video. Purgatory 3 is currently playing on HBO. Pina opens Feb. 10. I don't have any information right now on Undefeated (a football documentary, not the Sarah Palin film).

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