NOTE: This article is a republication- Source: The Playlist (by Gregory Ellwood).
Here we go again. It’s only been three and a half months since the 95th Academy Awards, but with June coming to an end the race to make next year’s ceremony is making its first turn around the bend. Campaigning for fall film festival slots is in full effect (the crowd at the annual Telluride Film Festival reception in Los Angeles last week was packed full of consultants and studio publicists) and the end of year release calendar is beginning to take shape. Throw in reactions (and awards) from the Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals and, well, the 2024 Best Picture race already has a slew of contenders fighting for pole position. It’s almost Oscars time! Are you excited yet?
(Wait, don’t answer that.)
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