On this week’s edition of Scottscope Talk Radio, the roundtable takes aim at Kathryn Bigelow’s latest, Zero Dark Thirty! Is it as a worthy follow-up to The Hurt Locker? Is it in the same class as her earlier work, or is it in a totally different class entirely? Does it truly deserve all of the praise that is currently being heaped upon it? Will it prevail at this year’s Oscars? How realistic is it? Does it accurately portray the hunt for Osama Bin Laden? Will right-wing pundits dismiss it as yet another piece of Hollywood style left wing propaganda? Does it actually have any obvious political affiliations?
We’ll also be discussing the 2013 Oscar Nominees. Did Quentin Tarantino get snubbed? Why did only a white cast member from Django Unchained get nominated? Why didn’t Jamie Foxx secure a nomination for his work in Django Unchained? Why was Christophe Waltz the lone cast member nominated from Django Unchained? Are the Academy Awards even relevant anymore? Do they ever ma