Daily Podcast: Oscars 2020 Best Moments, Big Winners & Losers, And More

On the February 10, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Hoai-Tran Bui to discuss the 92nd annual Academy Awards.

Opening Banter

The Oscars

  • How Going Hostless Hurt the Oscars This Year
  • Best Moments
  • Janelle Monae intro (background dancers repping movies that otherwise didn't get mentioned)
  • Practically every moment Bong Joon-ho was on screen
  • Into the Unknown performance, Cynthia Erivo's song
  • Cats moment
  • Worst Moments
  • Jokes about diversity ("all women are superheroes") – contrast that with Hildur Gudnadottir's speech
  • Female conductor (or was that actually good?)
  • Jacob hated the "songs in movies" montage
  • Renee Zellweger's speech
  • Big Winners
  • Bong Joon-ho: Best Original Screenplay, Best International Feature Film, Best Director, Best Picture
  • Laura Dern: Best Supporting Actress
  • Toy Story 4: Best Animated Feature (Klaus won seven Annie Awards, seemed to be a contender)
  • Big Losers
  • Netflix (The Irishman, Klaus, and The Two Popes shut out, Marriage Story's only win went to Laura Dern)
  • Avengers: Endgame and The Lion King for VFX
  • Little Women in everything but costume design
  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood won two Oscars, but still feels like a bit of a loser
  • Who Should Host Next Year?
  • Hosting duos: Martin/Rock, Wiig/Rudolph, Ferrell/Louis-Dreyfus
  • What Does Parasite's Win Mean for the Future of the Oscars?

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