What the Oscars Overlooked

Let’s revisit the ten films that earned Best Picture nominations. What did they really have to offer?

In this article for Response, I went looking for the questions at the heart of Inception, The Social Network, Winter’s Bone, Black Swan… all ten of the 2010 films given Best Picture nominations by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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Don't you hate these ugly click-bait ads? Visit LookingCloser.org for a bigger, better, ad-free version of Jeffrey Overstreet's blog. Jeffrey Overstreet is the senior film critic for Christianity Today, the author of Through a Screen Darkly and Auralia's Colors, and he teaches writing and film at Seattle Pacific University, Houston Baptist University, and Northwest University.