Introducing Movieline's Awards-Season Trading Cards: Collect Them All!
From swag suites to swank dinners, awards-season darlings are never wanting for cool free stuff this time of year. But what do you get out of the mix, dear reader, besides a slew of print and TV ads reminding you how freaking great The Social Network is? Or videos pitting James Franco against the world? This has to change. To wit: Who wants some Awards-Season Trading Cards, courtesy of Movieline?
In the spirit and style of 1983 Topps baseball cards, here come the true reward of the Oscar hunt: 25 cards recognizing each of the nominees in the directing and acting categories. Each comes with helpful biographical and filmographic details to share with your friends; they're not quite tradeable at this time, but save your favorite nominees and maybe they'll be worth something 15 or 20 years from now. I mean, face it: Hailee Steinfeld's rookie card isn't going to lose value any time soon, right?
To start off with, however, let's clip and save Best Actor nominee Colin Firth. And return tomorrow -- and every weekday until the Feb. 27 Oscarcast -- for a daily glimpse at the latest nominee immortalized where it counts.
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