The Oscars Are Coming!

beautifulSet your alarms: nominations for the 85th Annual Academy Awards will be announced Thursday, January 10, 2013. Your cinefile completists will be arriving shortly to see what’s already out on DVD and what best-adapted screenplay nominees you’ve got on your shelves. Here are some predictions from Indiewire.

Juicy and Delicious by Lucy Alibar
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
On The Road by Jack Kerouac
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Deborah Moggach
The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

Oh, and in anticipation of gorgeous montages celebrating Elizabeth Taylor’s career, you should handsell  Beautiful Ruins and The Richard Burton Diaries.

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Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers."

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