• Adam Sandler and Jennifer Lopez are actual awards contenders.
• A movie about a comic-book character won the jury prize from one of the most prestigious international film festivals.
• A comedy about Nazis featuring a lovably goofy Adolf Hitler won an audience award that is supposed to lead to an automatic Best Picture nomination.
• And there is no Best Picture front-runner, unless you want to count the July release that has gotten flak for making fun of Bruce Lee and incorporating the Manson family into a Hollywood story.
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