Hard NOC Life this week to break down the news of the 2019 Oscar nominations!
Keith and Valerie kick it off by discussing Black Panther’s groundbreaking Best Picture nomination — Superhero Oscar obsessionand Keith’s quirky — Roma’s chances for winning the top prize, the controversies surrounding Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody in the race, and snubbing of Barry Jenkins and If Beale Street Could Talk (2;00). Then they discuss the other biggest surprises and snubs from the announcement — like Widows and Crazy Rich Asians, for starters! — before wrapping up with their predictions for who they want to win, who should win, and who will win (29:00) on the Academy Awards telecast on February 24.
What’s #NerdPoppin this week (41:00): Fox’s upcoming movie Alita directed by Robert Rodriguez and The Good Place season finale on NBC.
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