Watch the Trailer for Invictus: Is This the Next Best Picture?

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It’s a movie about the transformation of the racial culture of South Africa. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon. Anybody else feel like they know where this is headed?

Still, flagrant Oscar bait or feel-good parable, Invictus looks pretty solid. It’s been kept mostly under wraps so far, the strategy with most of Eastwood’s recent work, so we’ll have to wait a few more months (it opens Dec. 11) to find out if this is the movie to beat next year:

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