Now that it's really Oscar season -- I go by when Toronto announces its main attractions and DocuWeeks begins its annual awards-qualifying showcase -- many are heavily speculating on the chances for The Dark Knight Rises.
And it's not just about baiting the fanboys for traffic and comments.
The previous flick in the series, The Dark Knight, picked up eight nominations and two wins back in 2009, and the complaints about its exclusion from the Best Picture race is thought to be one reason the Academy later opened up that category to more nominees.
But is the follow-up as worthy? Certainly some people think it's as good or even better than TDK and Batman Begins, which picked up only one nod, for Wally Pfister's cinematography.
It's a good bet that Pfister at...
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