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The Academy’s taste may be improving, but it still finds room for Oscar bait like Darkest Hour

The Oscars are less than a month away, but there are a handful of films from this year’s Best Picture lineup we haven’t covered on Film Club. So we’re catching up with these contenders in a few special-edition episodes. First up, A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd and staff critic Ignatiy Vishnevetsky discuss Darkest Hour, the Winston Churchill biographical drama from director Joe Wright, featuring some eye-catching visuals, Gary Oldman in heavy prosthetics, and not much else of note.

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