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For the past couple weeks, one of the running threads about Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" was that it was just too hardcore and raunchy for the (generally older) awards season voters. But don't tell that to the Producer's Guild—one of the best augurs of future Oscar glory—as they have nominated the movie along with a batch of others that have long been seen as surefire Best Picture contenders. The PGA has dropped their nods for the year's outstanding pictures, and is it any surprise the auteurs rule the roost? No big shocks here as Woody Allen, David O. Russell, Paul Greengrass, Alexander Payne, Spike Jonze and Steve McQueen all have their efforts honored. Meanwhile, the contingent crowing about "Saving Mr. Banks" being a potential Oscar spoiler have more ammo here as it gets a nod as well. So too does "Dallas Buyers Club," which »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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