Film & TV

Catch the Lesser-Known Oscar-Nominated Films Before It's Too Late

​News is scurrying across the world about this morning's 2012 Oscar nominations.

That means it's crunch time.

Your inner cinephile has been slacking and you haven't seen as many of the lesser-known films as per your usual yearly standards.

Catch these flicks at our local independent cinemas, but hurry -- some are ceasing showings as early as this Thursday.

Coral Gables Art Cinema
Opening January 27 - Albert Nobbs
Opening February 17 - Pina
Opening March 16 - Chico & Rita
Through January 26 - The Artist

Tower Theater
Through January 28 - Hugo (with Spanish subtitles)
Opening January 27 - A Separation

Miami Beach Cinematheque
Through January 25 - Drive

Bill Cosford Cinema
Through January 27 - Drive

As for the big-name nominees, here's a list of wide releases in theaters in our area right now.

The Iron Lady
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
War Horse
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
The Artist
The Adventures of Tintin 3D
The Descendants
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Hugo 3D
The Descendants

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Alex Rodriguez