We were planning on letting the Disney episode sit for a while before recording a second episode. However, we decided at the last minute to rant a little bit about the 8 Best Picture nominees before the 2019 Oscars this Sunday renders them moot. Apart from one movie that the both of us really enjoyed, the nominees are overall quite blah. Hopefully, the ceremony will make up for their mediocrity. (HA! Couldn’t keep a straight face there!) Of course it won’t!
The 8 nominations are (in order of discussion):
A Star is Born
The Big Lebowski (Gramercy Pictures)
Inglourious Basterds (The Weinstein Company)
Goldfinger (United Artists)
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Buena Vista Pictures)
The Shining (Warner Bros)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (New Line Cinema)
Game of Thrones (Warner Bros/HBO)
“Shallow” by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, and Andrew Wyatt, sung by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper (from A Star is Born)
Featured Image credit: 1956 Green Book cover, New York Public Library. CC0 via Wikimedia Commons.