After all the anxiety about #OscarsSoWhite and a run of, let’s say, uninspiring films down the stretch of 2015, it should come as no surprise that last night’s Oscar broadcast was a strange one. How does an organization acknowledge it is out of touch while in the process of celebrating its actual out-of-touchness? After watching the show, I’m not entirely sure the producers knew the answer. In truth, as society continues to muddle forward, how could anyone?
Since this organization, the Academy, is so serious, we must consider the choices they now face. This is important. The 88th Academy Awards are this Sunday night. There will be winners. And everyone will want to know who they are. Enter: the Same Page Team Oscar Predictions, a tradition truly like no other.
The Revenant is an expansive film, but upon exit you will probably be wondering if you missed something. Did you get it or what?