Devin and I commenced our third annual Oscars recap with a special guest: Chloe Johnson, who helped us sort out our feelings about Chris Rock, surprising winners, the lumpy telecast and the come-from-behind Best Picture victory of Spotlight.
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The following are my predictions for this year’s Oscars, as well as those of my friend and podcast partner Devin Mitchell. We composed our ballots separately. The similarities on our ballots are a reflection of the increasing predictability of the nominations in the age of the yearlong hype cycle.
On this episode of The M&M Report, Mark and Devin offer their thoughts on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees and predict some of the winners, which will be announced during the annual telecast on ABC this Sunday night.
Check back on Monday morning for the annual M&M Report post-Oscars recap.
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This week on The M&M Report, Devin Mitchell and I talked about two pieces of entertainment with female-centric titles: HBO’s Girls and Spike Jonze’s Her. It’s only fitting that we also brought in two women to talk with us!
First, The Eagle news assistant Lindsay Sandoval joined us to discuss the new season of Girls, the strange appeal of Adam Driver and the validity of the controversies surrounding the show.
After that, we welcomed The Eagle student life editor Chloe Johnson to discuss the romantic drama Her, the first film both written and directed by Spike Jonze. All three of us like the movie and recommend you see it instead of choosing from the January trash heap (That Awkward Moment and Labor Day, just to name two).
Next week, we’re happy to finally welcome The Eagle sports editor Eric Saltzman to talk about the Super Bowl, the Olympics and whatever else is on our minds.
In the meantime, make sure to listen to Chloe’s first appearance on Episode 8 of the podcast. Until next week…thanks for listening!