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Fall is my favorite time of year for a bunch of reasons, like football, but it's also the time when serious Oscar worthy films are released.

After a summer of super hero movies and kiddie fare, this is when the big boys come to play.

Here are 5 hot Oscar hopeufls, that include heavyweights like Tom Hanks, Martin Scorsese, Leonardo Dicaprio, Bradley Cooper and George Clooney.