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PGA nominee: Yes
SAG Ensemble nominee: No
Golden Globe Best Picture nominee: No
Oscar Status: Likely nominee.
Why: Clint Eastwood's moving tale of Nelson Mandela's early days in office hasn't been the box office hit Warner Bros. expected, but the film has enough good reviews and holiday screener love to make the ten. The PGA nod was a strong confirmation of that.