The M&M Report: Instant(-ish) Reaction to the 2018 Oscars

Fish.jpgDevin and I started recording an episode just after finishing the 2018 Oscars. This is not that episode, but it’s close enough.

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The M&M Report Predicts the 2018 Oscars

Shape.jpgHaving finally recovered from last year’s Best Picture snafu, Devin and I are back with our best guesses for this year’s Oscar winners. Here are our respective ballots, compiled separately.

(Devin and I discussed several of this year’s nominated films on our podcast. Do us a favor and check out our thoughts on¬†Get Out;¬†Baby Driver¬†and¬†Dunkirk;¬†Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri;¬†Lady Bird;¬†Molly’s Game and¬†Call Me By Your Name; and¬†Star Wars: The Last Jedi¬†and¬†The Post. Subscribe to The M&M Report on¬†iTunes¬†and¬†Spotify, and¬†check your feeds Monday morning for our fifth annual post-Oscars recap, to be recorded just minutes after the telecast ends.)

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One of the essential functions of popular culture is to provide relief from the stresses of everyday life. Another is to offer thrills, joy and insights from unfamiliar perspectives. Here’s a sampling of moments from this year that accomplished those goals for me. Happy Thanksgiving.

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