October 17, 2016

(Ep. 40): SR Oscar Prediction Podcast 2015

FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY

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Hooray for Hollywood? Naw, it's time to skewer Hollywood and rip them and new one, of course while picking the winner's of this year's Academy Awards.

The boys go over all the essential categories from Best Score all the way to the grand-daddy of them all; "the award where they could have had 10 nominations, but they decided to go with eight."

Will "Boyhood" be this year's big winner? Will "Birdman" fly above the competition? Why was "Gone Girl" only nominated for one award? Why is the Academy in love with films that feature people with disabling diseases?  Is it a fetish that they secretly have that we don't know about?

All this and much more as the Simplistic Reviews Crew gives Hollywood the old "what-for."


Show Notes:

Hugh Jackman Hopping At Tony Awards


Music Notes: 

Blinded By The Lights By Streets,

That I'm Dreaming By Noel

If you're not interested in our ramblings, just check out our picks below:

Best Animated Feature*

Matt

Should Win: The Lego Movie / Will Win: Big Hero 6

DJ

Should Win: The Lego Movie / Will Win: How to Train Your Dragon 2

Justin

Should Win: The Boxtrolls / Will Win: How to Train Your Dragon 2

*Matt and DJ know that "The Lego Movie" isn't nominated, and it's a crime that it isn't.

Best Musical Score

Matt:

Should Win: The Grand Budapest Hotel / Will Win: The Theory of Everything

DJ:

Should Win: Interstellar / Will Win: The Theory of Everything

Justin:

Should Win: Interstellar / Will Win: Interstellar

Best Adapted Screenplay/Best Original Screenplay

Matt:

Should Win: Inherent Vice & Birdman / Will Win: American Sniper & Birdman

DJ:

Should Win: Whiplash & Birdman / Will Win: Whiplash & Birdman

Justin:

Should Win: The Theory of Everything & The Grand Budapest Hotel / Will Win: Sniper & Birdman

Best Cinematography

Matt:

Should Win: Birdman / Will Win: Birdman

DJ:

Should Win: Birdman / Will Win: Birdman

Justin:

Should Win: Grand Budapest Hotel / Will Win: Birdman

Best Director

Matt:

Should Win: Boyhood / Will Win: Boyhood

DJ:

Should Win: Birdman / Will Win: Boyhood

Justin:

Should Win: Birdman / Will Win: Boyhood

Best Supporting Actress

Matt:

Should Win: Emma Stone / Will Win: Patricia Arquette

DJ:

Should Win: Emma Stone / Will Win: Patricia Arquette

Justin:

Should Win: Emma Stone / Will Win: Meryl Streep

Best Supporting Actor

Matt

Should Win: Edward Norton / Will Win: J.K. Simmons

DJ:

Should Win: J.K. Simmons / Will Win: J.K. Simmons

Justin:

Should Win: J.K. Simmons / Will Win: J.K. Simmons

Best Actress

Matt:

Should Win: Rosamund Pike / Will Win: Julianne Moore

DJ:

Should Win: Rosamund Pike / Will Win: Julianne Moore

Justin:

Should Win: Rosamund Pike / Will Win: Julianne Moore

Best Actor*

Matt:

Should Win: Michael Keaton / Will Win: Eddie Redmayne

DJ:

Should Win: Jake Gyllenhaal / Will Win: Eddie Redmayne

Justin:

Should Win: Michael Keaton / Will Win: Bradley Cooper

*DJ understands Jake isn't nominated for "Nightcrawler" but he should have been.

Best Picture

Matt:

Should Win: Birdman / Will Win: Birdman

DJ:

Should Win: Birdman / Will Win: Boyhood

Justin:

Should Win: Birdman / Will Win: Boyhood


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