Episode 102: And the Award Goes To…

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In this episode, we talk about our favorite awards shows and what we like about them, then share our top Oscar picks.
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Golden Globe Awards (Cecil B. deMille Award)
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Oscars
Grammys
Latin Grammys (Shakira)

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Alene holding a real Emmy

Emmys/Daytime Emmys
Tonys
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Red Carpet Slideshow (not from an award show)
Go Fug Yourself
Academy of Country Music Awards
Country Music Awards
MTV Video Music Awards
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MTV Movie & TV Awards
The Hollywood Reporter: 10 Most-Watched Awards Shows (slideshow) (includes average viewer age)
Kids’ Choice Awards
People’s Choice Awards
Annie Awards
Gotham Independent Film Awards
Film Independent Spirit Awards
Razzie Awards
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ESPY Awards
BAFTA Awards
Writers Guild Awards
Directors Guild Awards
Producers Guild Awards
Youth Media Awards
American Music Awards
Billboard Music Awards
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
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Harpers Bazaar: The 22 Moments That Defined the Oscars
Miss Golden Globe
Christian Siriano

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Julia Roberts in Valentino (not Yves Saint Laurent)

Critics’ Choice Awards

Our Oscar Picks:
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Best Picture: Black Panther
Best Director: Yorgos Lanthimos for The Favourite
Best Actor: Rami Malek
Best Actress: Olivia Coleman
Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali
Best Supporting Actress: Regina King
Original Screenplay: The Favourite
Adapted Screenplay: Barry Jenkins
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Animated Film: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Documentary: RBG
Score: Black Panther
Song: Shallow by Lady Gaga from A Star is Born
Sound Editing: A Quiet Place

Musical Obsessions
Alene: “Shallow” by Lady Gaga from A Star is Born
Anna: “All the Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA from Black Panther

Obsessions
Anna and Alene: Schitt’s Creek, White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo, How to be Less Stupid About Race by Crystal Fleming

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Episode 86: Movie Advisory Spring 2018

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In this episode, we discuss the movies we have seen since our last movie advisory episode (Episode 77), skipping those we already discussed on other episodes (Episode 81: Oscar Thoughts). We subscribed to MoviePass and it increased our volume of movies seen, but not the overall quality of movies in general. Light spoilers and content warning for gore and vomit mentions.

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Already discussed: Black Panther, Call Me By Your Name, Coco, Ferdinand, The Greatest Showman, Lady Bird, Phantom Thread, The Post, Proud Mary, The Shape of Water

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Annihilation
Blockers
Fifty Shades Freed
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Game Night
Insidious: The Last Key
Love, Simon
Molly’s Game
Pacific Rim Uprising
The Party
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A Quiet Place
Ready Player One
Thoroughbreds
Tomb Raider
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Truth or Dare
Winchester
A Wrinkle in Time

What we’re looking forward to:
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Ocean’s 8
Deadpool 2
Ant-Man and The Wasp
Skyscraper
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Crazy Rich Asians
Sorry to Bother You
Breaking In
Life of the Party
RBG
Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
Disobedience
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Book Club
The Wife
The Meg
Uncle Drew
The Spy Who Dumped Me
The Little Stranger

Obsessions
Alene: Pixel Art Color by Number (Android)
Anna: Song of Blood & Stone by L. Penelope

Musical Obsessions
Anna: “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee
Alene: “Almost Like Praying” by Lin-Manuel Miranda