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February 13, 2020 at 5:54 am #1203345384
Scarlett in Jojo would’ve been my pick. Laura Dern has an Oscar so maybe now they feel they’ve rewarded her parents. Laura Dern also is on the board of governors for the awards do it’s not wonder she won.February 11, 2020 at 10:51 pm #1203343786
Couple thoughts 1) When did woke become a pejorative? wtf 2) Have they ever seen the film? 3) What’s your bet that these are the same people / bots that are giving Joker all the praise for it’s bold exploration of classism & the human psychology.
Uh Joker was my second favorite film after Parasite. The two are not mutually exclusive audience wise.February 10, 2020 at 3:24 pm #1203342201
The same place where it was with moonlight. 1917 was a big spectacle so of course it won DGA. And PGA is probably more straight white male than Academy is right now. That SAG win foretold all. They literally got a standing O for introducing their clips. That NEVER happens.
The moment I saw that intro at the SAGs I knew Parasite was winning. That was sort of when the momentum changed.February 9, 2020 at 11:35 am #1203336604
Laura Dern is not losing..
Scarlett really deserves it but I’m realistic enough to know she won’t win. Laura Dern sits on the board. Of course she’s winning. Scarlett gave a career best performance in Jojo Rabbit.February 9, 2020 at 8:09 am #1203336281
Things I will be looking for in the technical categories: if Parasite loses both Original Screenplay and Film Editing I will not expect it to win Best Picture (if it wins one and not the other it will still have a chance). If 1917 loses 2 out of 3 of Sound Editing/Mixing/Visual Effects I will not expect it to win Best Picture (if both happens it’s anyone’s guess what will happen). Also: if 1917 wins Production Design and/or Original Score I will expect it to win BP.
1917 isn’t winning score. Joker has it. Even the BAFTAs gave it to Joker. VFX is either 1917 or Avengers. I think one sound award will go to Ford v. Ferrari. (Thinking sound editing.)February 9, 2020 at 7:32 am #1203336216
I am one of those people ho think 1917 is a well deserving winner. It was fresh, it did something new with a familliar story. I love Parasite. It is in my top 5 of the year, but it is not that masterpeice all are raving about. Nor is 1917. But 1917 is a worthy winner. Much better than some we got these past few years.
In your opinion. I don’t remember much about 1917 besides the single take directing and the endless running scenes. There’s a paper thin plot and the story plods along. Parasite is about the state of the world in this moment and overcomes language barriers to tell a universal story. If I’m a voter 1917 gets cinematography, direction and sound mixing. Parasite gets picture, screenplay, editing, and international film. It’s way better than Roma was and has an actual message.February 9, 2020 at 7:25 am #1203336198
I chose Green Book last year and now I staying with 1917 as my pick even though I’m not so confident in it winning over Parasite. I saw “The Oscar Expert” on Youtube changed his Best Picture prediction and with good agruments which made me feel the need to switch to Parasite.
I’ve said Parasite and with actors in competing films rooting for it (and voting) I think it’s got a great shot. I think Mendes gets Director while Parasite gets picture. 1917 gets a bunch of tech awards (I do think Ford v. Ferrari gets sound editing), including sound mixing and cinematography. Parasite will get editing and screenplay with its picture win and international picture.February 8, 2020 at 11:44 pm #1203335900
Going with Parasite for BP, Original Screenplay, International Film, Film Editing. Went with OUATIH for Production Design, and Mendes for Director. Most torn about: Animated Film, Visual Effects, Film Editing. Who votes on these 3 categories?
Animated is between Klaus and Toy Story 4, VFX is either 1917 or Avengers Endgame.