Bridge of Spies is the best movie of the year (Video).

Here’s Why Bridge of Spies Is the Best Picture of the Year

Here’s Why Bridge of Spies Is the Best Picture of the Year

All about the Academy Awards.
Feb. 23 2016 9:13 AM

Bridge of Spies Is the Best Picture of the Year

Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks are two movie greats at the top of their game.

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In our series “The Best Case for Best Picture,” Slate staffers and critics mount their strongest argument for the movie they think should win the Oscars’ biggest prize. It won’t be easy: They’ll also have to contend against the counterarguments of Slate culture editor Dan Kois.

This time, Slate film critic David Ehrlich tries to convince Kois that Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg do more than enough to elevate Bridge of Spies to Oscar-worthy status. 

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David Ehrlich is a staff writer at Rolling Stone and a film critic for Slate.

Dan Kois is Slate’s culture editor and co-host of Mom and Dad Are Fighting. He is writing a book called How to Be a Family and co-writing, with Isaac Butler, an oral history of Angels in America.