In a chit-chat piece posted yesterday (12.13) by “the Carpetbagger” — the New York Times “Red Carpet” Oscar-blogger — about his recent conversation with The Constant Gardner‘s Rachel Wiesz, he casually says the following: “It seems that as some of the end-of-the-year favorites stumble — no names need be mentioned although Munich comes to mind — that some movies like yours that came out earlier start to pick up steam.”