This week it’s all about the Oscars 2017! The 89th Annual Academy Awards are this Sunday evening, and as usual, Jeff and I are all in to talk about the nominated films and creators. Can you believe it was just a year ago that Leo didn’t have an Oscar? Were we ever so young? The 2017 Oscars are a very different beast than last year’s ceremony, with the #oscarssowhite controversy fading slightly (though still a major, systemic problem), and new controversies taking hold. Jeff and I get into all of that and more in the episode, so dive in with us for Oscars 2017!
Welcome to season 2 of The Pop Cult Podcast! Thanks so much to those of you who’ve been with us from the beginning, and welcome to any new listeners out there. We have big plans for the second year of the podcast, including doubling down on talk about diversity, feminism, and story in all of […]
The Academy Awards are today and, despite a few exceptions that prove the rule, listing off this year’s crop of nominees is like a schoolteacher taking attendance. “An American making tough choices at war time?” “Here!” “Man-versus-nature suffer-fest?” “Here!” “The courageous LGBT role, performed by a straight person?” “Here!” “Heart-wrenching family drama?” “Here!” “White people?” […]
The Oscars air this Sunday and we’re got our predictions on lock. Leo is going to win, and it’s going to be interminably long. Even with these guarantees, we’re looking forward to the big show, and are genuinely impressed with a lot of the films we’ve seen this season. This week, we’ve compiled a list […]
This week we’re talking all things Oscar, but before we get into that, we’d love it if you subscribed to our Podcast on iTunes! For our Oscars special, Jeffrey Bryan is our Pop Cult Leader, and he takes us through this year’s nominees, the lack of diversity among the nominees (and what the Academy is doing to […]