THE IDES OF MARCH is almost certain to get a Best Picture nomination. Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Maria Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood all have a great chance of being nominated in acting categories.
According to IMDB the movie is about "An idealistic staffer for a newbie presidential candidate gets a crash course on dirty politics during his stint on the campaign trail. Based on the play by Beau Willimon."
It is scheduled to be released October 7th in the US.