Edelstein: I'm surprised.
Loughlin: What do you think? Too much weight?
Edelstein: That's my guess.
Loughlin: But Hanks is fast, boy! He's in there with a Best Actor nomination!
Edelstein: He did suffer for his art.
Loughlin: Hey, if you paid me $25 million to go on a diet … That guy didn't have to act hungry! What's that up in the sky? Holy Hong Kong, it's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon! It's flying over everything! Is that allowed?
Edelstein: I think all's fair in this race.
Loughlin: Yowza, that little Chinese girl sure can fight!
Edelstein: She deserves a nomination, don't you think?
Loughlin: What's her name?
Edelstein: Zhang Ziyi.
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