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"Precious: Based on Push a Novel by Sapphire"
PGA nominee: Yes
SAG Ensemble nominee: Yes
Golden Globe Best Picture nominee: Yes
Oscar Status: Lock for a nomination.
Why: Can we talk about Oscar? Sundance's other contender has been heralded by many as one of the best pictures of 2009 and it seems SAG and the PGA agree. Once considered a possible frontrunner, Lee Daniels' powerful melodrama will now have to make due with a pretty much guaranteed slot in Oscar's ten.