The Oscar Race is Extremely Loud, and Incredibly Too Close to Call

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This past weekend proved to be a wild ride on the awards circuit. The Producers Guild of America Awards bestowed their top honors upon Apple Original Film’s “CODA” on Saturday nig…

Below are some highlights and challenges for the top three films heading into the final two days of voting.The family drama from writer and director Siân Heder has been the Cinderella story of awards season, overcoming insurmountable odds to remain in the conversation and build an organic support system that could bring the title of “first streamer to win best picture” to Apple.

While there are countless stats to consider that people love to throw out as “definitive” reasons why “it can’t win” the Oscar, there’s precedent for every miss. A“The Power of the Dog” has held its head incredibly high on the circuit. Netflix has been out front with the film early, making stops at each of the significant fall festivals, including Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York.

Perception is often reality, and with the former, they are looked upon as a behemoth that spends countless dollars on securing nominations and wins. The reality is that they don’t look any different than any other traditional movie studio or streaming platform that wants to secure gold statuettes. There often has to be a villain in a story, and unfortunately, they’re labeled as such .Personal filmmaking is always an added touch.

If the anti-streamer bias is still relevant, then the Focus Features-backed film is the leading contender to take home the prize of the lot.

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BELFAST 👍♥️👏☺️

CODA is cute & nice but it doesn’t come close to the art that is the power of the dog

Be hilarious if Belfast wins after Coda and Power if the dog split the subversive woke vote and the actual prize goes to the best film.

Three films that nobody watched

Honestly it should be belfast.

The Oscars is all politics always has been . The wrong people win for the wrong reason. Look at it's history.

Coda

And the best part is since the nominees were all crap, no one cares and no one has to waste time watching.

One thing that is 'all but certain' is this year's correlation between Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. CODA is very unlikely to win Best Picture if it does not win Adapted Screenplay earlier in the evening. Probably the same is true for TPOTD.

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