This episode, we unpacked our reactions to the 93rd Academy Awards that honored films created in 2020 with our dear friend Eileen Chow. Despite being a particularly underwhelming viewing experience, the Oscars created cultural moments that sparked heated discussion across China, the US, and all diaspora in between. We talked about:
1:20 The “Diet Oscars” of 20217:50 Chole Zhao’s Nomadland acceptance speech is a phenomenal cross-cultural pop-culture moment15:00 The controversy of quoting “Three Character Classic”30:10 Best Male Lead - “The Father” and many issues in Oscar planning34:31 Best Supporting Male Actor - “Judas and the Black Messiah”37:10 Best Editing - “Sound of Metal”39:39 Best Animated Feature Nominee - “Wolfwalker”41:20 Best Documentary Nominee -“Crip Camp”48:50 Youn Yuh-jung couldn’t care less about Brad Pitt and we are very here for it
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