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Academy Awards Hangout Next Week

Who will win the Oscars for best adapted screenplay and screenplay? Below, we’ve linked to all the nominees in the top writing categories.

On Monday morning, this GalleyCat editor will talk about the screenplay winners along with a team of Oscar experts in a Google+ hangout. Here’s more about the virtual event:

Join KCRW’s ‘The Business’ producer Darby Maloney, TVNewser’s Alex Weprin, FishbowlLA’s Richard Horgan and GoldDerby editor Tom O’Neil for a post-Oscars Google+ hangout. What book adaptations were snubbed? How did TV news cover it? Learn more about the history of the awards show and get the L.A. perspective. All this and more on Monday, Feb. 25 at 11:30 a.m.  And we want to hear from you. With the hashtag #mbhangouts, send us your questions and comments on Twitter, Facebook or Google+

WRITING: Adapted Screenplay

Argo
Written by Chris Terrio
(based on The Master of Disguise by Tony Mendez and “Escape from Tehran” by Joshuah Bearman)

Beasts of the Southern Wild
Screenplay by Lucy Alibar & Benh Zeitlin
Based on “Juicy and Delicious” by Lucy Alibar

Life of Pi
Written by David Magee
Based on Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Lincoln
Written by Tony Kushner
Based on Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Silver Linings Playbook
Written by David O. Russell
Based on Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

WRITING: Original Screenplay

Amour
Written by Michael Haneke

Django Unchained
Written by Quentin Tarantino

Flight
Written by John Gatins

Moonrise Kingdom
Written by Wes Anderson & Roman Coppola

Zero Dark Thirty
Written by Mark Boal

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