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Close-Up Culture Podcast

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It's time for a tasty debrief! Join James Prestridge and Anna Mayers as they dive into the films they have seen this week.


Oscars 2020 Special

On this week's special edition of the Close-Up Culture Podcast, Anna and James give their picks and predictions for every category at the 92nd Academy Awards. But they are not alone! Industry professionals join us at various stages of the podcast to give their expert thoughts on the Oscars.

Time stamps:

General Oscars talk - 0.14

Best Film Editing - 10.10

Best Visual Effects - 15.00

Kathleen Simmonds - 17.20

Sydney Nicole Herauf - 19.45

Jonathan Jude - 20.36

Joanna Pickering - 20.16

Best Makeup and Hairstyling - 27.35

Best Costume Designer - 29.30

Best Production Designer - 30.45

Awkward Tarantino standing ovation watch-along - 34.00

CK Goldiing - 38.22

Best Cinematographer - 40.00

Best Sound Editing - 42.00

Best Sound Mixing - 43.30

Reshma Gajjar - 45.45

Best Original Score - 52.38

Best Original Song - 55.42

Best Live Action Short - 58.50

Best Animated Feature - 1.00.01

Best International Feature - 1.02.00

Andrea Jaurrieta - 1.03.30

Widad Shafakoj - 1.04.50

Best Original Screenplay - 1.05.30

Best Adapted Screenplay - 1.07.30

Best Supporting Actor - 1.09.40

Best Supporting Actress - 1.12.15

Ravshana Kurkova - 1.15.12

Nicole Muj - 1.16.40

Best Actor - 1.18.40

Eric Bernard - 1.21.15

Nick Borenstein - 1.22.45

Best Actress - 1.25.25

Best Director - 1.29.10

Best Picture - 1.32.20

Closing thoughts - 1.36.40

Bloopers - 1.38.30

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