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Inside the Best Picture Nominees: A deep dive into 'Philomena'

2 March 2014 9:00 AM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Name: Philomena

Release Date: Nov. 22, 2013 (limited)

DVD Release: Unknown

Run Time: 98 minutes

Box Office: $33.7 million domestic; $51.6 million foreign

Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92 percent fresh

Movie Math: (The Handmaid’s Tale minus the dystopia) + The Catholic Church x (The Trip minus the impressions) x (Driving Miss Daisy minus Morgan Freeman) divided by Philadelphia.

Tweetable Description: Sweet, old Irish lady and arrogant journalist team up to find her long-lost son, taken from her by evil nuns. Tears ensue.

What Chris Nashawaty Said: “The class differences between the old biddy who devours bodice-ripping novels and the T.S. Eliot-quoting Oxford atheist are laid on a bit thick. »

- Denise Warner

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Oscars: Get to know a Best Picture nominee: “Philomena”

21 February 2014 12:51 PM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

Directed by: Stephen Frears Written by: Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope Main cast members: Judi Dench, Steve Coogan, Sophie Kennedy Clark, Mare Winningham, Peter Hermann, and Sean Mahon Number of Oscar nominations in total: 4 Other nominations besides Best Picture: Best Actress (Dench), Best Adapted Screenplay (Coogan and Pope), and Best Original Score Notable precursor wins: Won Best Adapted Screenplay at the BAFTA Awards and Best Screenplay at the Venice Film Festival last year Chances at winning Best Picture: Rather slim, though there’s supposedly a late surge going on to at least give it a long shot chance at a huge upset Chances at other Academy Award wins: It’s potentially going to be shut out, though Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Score are certainly in play Analysis Of Other Oscar Nominees: 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, Gravity, Her, and Nebraska Philomena is the »

- Joey Magidson

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