There's 4 movies still coming out before the year is over with that might get the first Oscar nods.
First one will be Clint Eastwood stacking the deck with several aspects.
Award winning Director (Clint), Award winning cast (Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich)
with J. Michael Straczynski as the writer. (Who has won several awards) The Changeling :
Then there is going to be one with everyone's favorite Robert Downey Jr and Jamie Foxx. Once again, Jamie Foxx shows that he's not afraid to take on a role that really stretches his abilities, and Downey shows that no matter what he's going to be on top of the world (4 movies in 1 year, DAMN!!!) Directed by Joe Wright who also directed Atonement. The Soloist:
Next up is one I'm looking forward to.
The true-life story of the first Black man to win the Heisman Trophy only to have his NFL career cut short by Leukemia. During the 1960's, Ernie Davis was an example of strength, pride, and achievement that the Civil Rights movement was about.
Starring Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown, Omar Benson Miller, Clancy Brown, Charles S. Dutton. The Express:
For those of us who pay attention to politics, this one is for you.
Sean Penn takes on the role of Harvey Milk. Who is Harvey Milk? He's the first openly gay activist to be elected into a public office in America. Why is that worthy of it's own movie? Because it was back in 1977 and he was killed by another city official.
Starring Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, James Franco, Victor Garber, Denis O'Hare, Stephen Spinella, Eric Stoltz. Milk: