Skip to content

Best Adapted Screenplay

Argo

Argo” (Chris Terrio) 
Beasts of the Southern Wild” (Lucy Alibar, Benh Zeitlin) 
Life of Pi” (David Magee)
Lincoln” (Tony Kushner, John Logan, Paul Webb)
Silver Linings Playbook” (David O. Russell)

Analysis
January 2013

Three contenders are assured, with Tony Kushner’s script for Lincoln being the one to beat. Chris Terrio and David O. Russell are assured nominations as well. The remaining two spots look to be populated by would-be Best Picture nominees (and honestly, both The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Beasts of the Southern Wild could secure a nomination).

While most would feel that David Magee’s script for Life of Pi will secure the final spot in the category, the fact is that the film has never been about its narrative elements – it’s often been cited as the weakest component to a director-driven picture reliant on visual spectacle.

 
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: