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If the Oscars Were Like the NFL….

Kris Tapley at In Contention put me on to this and it is kind of fun. Movieline has put together a comparison between NFL teams headed towards the Super Bowl and movies competing for the Oscars. Even if the playoffs have already started and according to this, Adam Sandler’s “Grown Ups” is a shu-in for a Best Picture nomination, this is still a cool little game. I really think the tie-ins justified with “The Social Network” and “Black Swan” and their equivalent teams.

When going by this chart, I would predict “The Social Network” and “The Fighter” in the Super Bowl, which in perspective, may not be too far from the reality of the Oscars. My own home team of the Bears is being compared to “The King’s Speech.” I could only wish that I felt are chances were still that good. Either I’m underestimating the Bears or Movieline is grossly underestimating Tom Hooper’s movie.

Check out the full chart at Movieline.

 

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