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Django and Zero fade as Lincoln landslide looms

Had you asked a couple of weeks ago, I would have given Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained and Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty good odds at raining on Steven Spielberg's Lincoln parade. But reality has since intruded.
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By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 04, 2013
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Interview: Nate Silver explains

Nate Silver's New York Times blog, fivethirtyeight.com, is an island of rigorous thinking in an ocean of political spin.
The perils of prognostication
By PETER KADZIS  |  November 02, 2012
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Will Harvey have his way with the Oscars again?

Like Mitt Romney, the inevitable but unlovable Republican presidential nominee, The Artist looks like a sure bet for most of the top Oscars, which will be presented on February 26.
Beyond Help
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 24, 2012
Thomas Menino plans to run for mayor of Boston yet again

Tom Menino's final term as mayor? Don't bet on it.

Mark this down: Tom Menino, already the longest-serving mayor in Boston history, will run for re-election in 2013.  
Here He Goes Again
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 29, 2011
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Keough sweeps Oscars

Is our Phoenix film editor good, or what? This past week, Peter Keough predicted six major Oscar categories and earlier went out on a limb and called the two short-subject winners.
Way better than average
By CLIF GARBODEN  |  February 25, 2009