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2020 Oscars in general

Best picture

BEST PICTURE

WINNER

PARASITE

Kwak Sin Ae and Bong Joon Ho, Producers

NOMINEES

FORD V FERRARI

Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping and James Mangold, Producers

THE IRISHMAN

Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Producers

JOJO RABBIT

Carthew Neal, Taika Waititi and Chelsea Winstanley, Producers

JOKER

Todd Phillips, Bradley Cooper and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Producers

LITTLE WOMEN

Amy Pascal, Producer

MARRIAGE STORY

Noah Baumbach and David Heyman, Producers

1917

Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Jayne-Ann Tenggren and Callum McDougall, Producers

ONCE UPON A TIME...IN HOLLYWOOD

David Heyman, Shannon McIntosh and Quentin Tarantino, Producers

Parasite - Best picture

Keywords:

  • metaphor AND (movies OR "motion pictures")"
  • "class disparity"
  • "South Korean films" OR "South Korean cinema"
  • (poverty OR “social disparity”) AND (‘motion pictures” OR movies)

  • "urban poor in motion pictures"

Compare to:

  • Jordan Peele's Us
  • Slumdog Millionaire (numerous 2008 Academy Award nominations & wins)
  • Moonlight (numerous 2017 Academy Award nominations & wins)
  • Can you Ever Forgive Me? (2019)

1917

Keywords:

  •  "World War I" OR "World War 1914-1918"

Filmmaking

Compare to Alfred Hitchcock's  Rope (1948) and Alejandro G. Iñárritu's Birdman (2015 Academy Award)

Ford v Ferrari

 

masculinity AND "motion pictures" OR movies

challenging stereotypes

Potential movies:

  • Ford v Ferrari
  • Gran Torino
  • Irishman
  • Manchester by the Sear
  • Moonlight
  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Brokeback Mountain

Keywords

  • masculinity AND stereotypes AND ("motion pictures" AND movies)

The Irishman

The Joker

Little Women

Marriage Story