On the eve of the 2012 Oscars, we speak with writer/director Michael R. Roskam – the mind behind Best Foreign Nominee Bullhead (Belgium). Plus, we get to know the mystery nominee, Albert Nobbs, with producer Bonnie Curtis to learn about its secret geek credibility.

What’s more, I toss out my predictions for this year’s winners and give you the chance to win fabulous prizes by out-guessing me.

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The Complexity of Being a Man [Beginning – 18:45]: Bullhead‘s Michael R. Roskam compares his bovine hormone-dealing hero to Batman, tells a terrible story of how accidents can harm or save us, and tries to define manhood.

The Complexity of Being a Woman Dressed as a Man [18:45 – 44:30]: What the hell is Albert Nobbs? A perfectly fine question. Did you know its director co-wrote Alfonso Cuaron’s forthcoming sci-fi epic Gravity? Or that Kick-Ass is in it? Or that its producer co-produced Saving Private Ryan? These are true facts, and Bonnie Curtis reveals even more surprises as she discusses the film’s 3 Oscar nominations.

Beat My Oscar Predictions [44:30 – The End]: I’m publicly point to the stands. Last year I beat Ebert. This year, we see if it’s a fluke, and if you beat me, you could win something truly excellent. Listen to find out how, and feel free to tell me I’m a moron in the comment section.

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