No 'La La Land' and 'Moonlight'-like showdown at the Oscars this year--at least at this point. With nomination announcements just days away, there are still more than 5 movies that could easily be in contention for best picture. And controversies around films like 'I, Tonya' or James Franco in 'The Disaster Artist' mostly brewed towards the end of voting, after many people had already placed their votes, so we may still see them show up as nominees. 'The Post' seems to be struggling, while 'The Darkest Hour,' a movie some people had written off earlier, seems to be gaining steam.
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