Are the Oscars the leading edge of culture, or are they trailing behind? While some of this year’s nominations happily surprised us, other nominations have left us wondering if the academy is just voting for what’s familiar. Also, what’s up with big films skipping a theatrical release and going straight to streaming?
In today’s episode, No Film School’s Charles Haine, GG Hawkins, and Jason Hellerman discuss:
Favorite films and biggest takeaways from Sundance 2024Upcoming No Film School episodes highlighting Sundance filmmakersJason breaking up a fight in the AMC lobby Our opinions on the 2024 Academy Award nominationsHow the Oscars are staying internationally relevantComedy versus drama An actor who sold his Oscar to pay for healthcareThe dark history behind the Oscars – why they were createdWhy Doug Liman is boycotting the premiere of his film Road HouseWhy filmmakers have to be conscious of audience activation
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This episode of The No Film School Podcast was produced by GG Hawkins.