Credit: The Weinstein Company



Before Sunday's Academy Awards broadcast, we review which of the 9 contenders you can catch at home, in high-def.
The Artist
The Descendants
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
The Help
Hugo
Midnight in Paris
Moneyball
The Tree of Life
War Horse
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The Artist

A film doesn’t need special effects or huge box-office receipts to snag a statue. In fact, you don’t even need dialogue. This little black-and-white silent film is making a lot of noise as the front runner for Best Picture. Best Actor nominee Jean Dujardin plays George Valentin, a silent film star worried about his existence in a world about to be overrun by “talkies.”

Blu-ray Release Date: April 24, 2012
You May Also Like: 1952’s Singin’ in the Rain starring Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds.

Read more: A Peek at Oscar's Best Picture Contenders on Blu-ray