Check Out These 5 Films Already Getting Oscar Buzz
With Lee Daniel’s The Butler already getting Oscar buzz, it’s as good a time as any to start talking about the upcoming film season — the “prestige season.” If summer is known as the “blockbuster season,” then the fall is almost certainly known as the season of prestige films, when studios schedule all of the films they feel have the best chance of winning an Oscar.
This year, the fall is looking jam-packed with films backed by considerable talent. Many of the most talented directors and actors have films opening within weeks of each other and one thing is certain: movie-lovers will have a lot of great choices in the coming months.
Just to get you started with what’s on the horizon, here’s a look at five films that are already getting lots of buzz for the Oscars, with more to follow as fall gets closer.