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Da Couch Tomato Podcast, Episode 23, discussing The Last Dance, the series' nostalgia effect, and how the timing of its release is perfect.

Background music used is from The Last Dance playlist on Spotify.

Hosts: Sting Lacson and Rachel

Rating: 9.25/10

cloudfront.net
The filmmakers and cast of Parasite taking home the little gold statuette for Best Picture.

2020 will go down in history as the year Hollywood finally opens its doors to the world. Parasite, my favourite film of 2019, took home a total of four (4) Academy Awards, including the top prize of Best Picture, the first non-English film to ever do so.

That should give the next generation of filmmakers from all over the world enough drive and ambition to make it in Tinseltown, the greatest cinematic playground in the world.

Below is the full list of winners and nominees of the 92nd Academy Awards, with the winners listed in bold. Hyperlinked entries will take you to the original reviews (written or podcast) on Da Couch Tomato.

BEST PICTURE
1917
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
Marriage Story
Parasite

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio, Once upon a Time...in Hollywood
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Cynthia Erivo, Harriet
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women
Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Renée Zellweger, Judy

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes
Al Pacino, The Irishman
Joe Pesci, The Irishman
Brad Pitt, Once upon a Time...in Hollywood

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell
Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit
Florence Pugh, Little Women
Margot Robbie, Bombshell

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Klaus
Missing Link
Toy Story 4

CINEMATOGRAPHY
1917, Roger Deakins
The Irishman, Rodrigo Prieto
Joker, Lawrence Sher
The Lighthouse, Jarin Blaschke
Once upon a Time...in Hollywood, Robert Richardson

COSTUME DESIGN
The Irishman, Sandy Powell and Christopher Peterson
Jojo Rabbit, Mayes C. Rubeo
Joker, Mark Bridges
Little Women, Jacqueline Durran
Once upon a Time...in Hollywood, Arianne Phillips

DIRECTING
1917, Sam Mendes
The Irishman, Martin Scorsese
Joker, Todd Phillips
Once upon a Time...in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino
Parasite, Bong Joon Ho

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
American Factory, Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert
The Cave, Feras Fayyad, Kirstine Barfod and Sigrid Dyekjær
The Edge of Democracy, Petra Costa, Joanna Natasegara, Shane Boris and Tiago Pavan
For Sama, Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts
Honeyland, Ljubo Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska and Atanas Georgiev

DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
In the Absence, Yi Seung-Jun and Gary Byung-Seok Kam
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl), Carol Dysinger and Elena Andreicheva
Life Overtakes Me, John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson
St. Louis Superman, Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan
Walk Run Cha-Cha, Laura Nix and Colette Sandstedt

FILM EDITING
Ford v Ferrari, Michael McCusker and Andrew Buckland
The Irishman, Thelma Schoonmaker
Jojo Rabbit, Tom Eagles
Joker, Jeff Groth
Parasite, Yang Jinmo

INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM
Corpus Christi, Poland
Honeyland, North Macedonia
Les Misérables, France
Pain and Glory, Spain
Parasite, South Korea

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
1917, Naomi Donne, Tristan Versluis and Rebecca Cole
Bombshell, Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan and Vivian Baker
Joker, Nicki Ledermann and Kay Georgiou
Judy, Jeremy Woodhead
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, Paul Gooch, Arjen Tuiten and David White

ORIGINAL SCORE
1917, Thomas Newman
Joker, Hildur Guðnadóttir
Little Women, Alexandre Desplat
Marriage Story, Randy Newman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, John Williams

ORIGINAL SONG
"I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" from Toy Story 4, Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
"(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from Rocketman, Music by Elton John, Lyric by Bernie Taupin
"I'm Standing With You" from Breakthrough, Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
"Into The Unknown," Frozen II, Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
"Stand Up," Harriet, Music and Lyric by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo

PRODUCTION DESIGN
1917, Production Design: Dennis Gassner; Set Decoration: Lee Sandales
The Irishman, Production Design: Bob Shaw; Set Decoration: Regina Graves
Jojo Rabbit, Production Design: Ra Vincent; Set Decoration: Nora Sopková
Once upon a Time...in Hollywood, Production Design: Barbara Ling; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh
Parasite, Production Design: Lee Ha Jun; Set Decoration: Cho Won Woo

ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Dcera (Daughter), Daria Kashcheeva
Hair Love, Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver
Kitbull, Rosana Sullivan and Kathryn Hendrickson
Memorable, Bruno Collet and Jean-François Le Corre
Sister, Siqi Song

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
Brotherhood, Meryam Joobeur and Maria Gracia Turgeon
Nefta Football Club, Yves Piat and Damien Megherbi
The Neighbors' Window, Marshall Curry
Saria, Bryan Buckley and Matt Lefebvre
A Sister, Delphine Girard

SOUND EDITING
1917, Oliver Tarney and Rachael Tate
Ford v Ferrari, Donald Sylvester
Joker, Alan Robert Murray
Once upon a Time...in Hollywood, Wylie Stateman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Matthew Wood and David Acord

SOUND MIXING
1917, Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson
Ad Astra, Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson and Mark Ulano
Ford v Ferrari, Paul Massey, David Giammarco and Steven A. Morrow
Joker, Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic and Tod Maitland
Once upon a Time...in Hollywood, Michael Minkler, Christian P. Minkler and Mark Ulano

VISUAL EFFECTS
1917, Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler and Dominic Tuohy
Avengers: Endgame, Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Matt Aitken and Dan Sudick
The Irishman, Pablo Helman, Leandro Estebecorena, Nelson Sepulveda-Fauser and Stephane Grabli
The Lion King, Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Elliot Newman
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Roger Guyett, Neal Scanlan, Patrick Tubach and Dominic Tuohy

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Irishman, Screenplay by Steven Zaillian
Jojo Rabbit, Screenplay by Taika Waititi
Joker, Written by Todd Phillips & Scott Silver
Little Women, Written for the screen by Greta Gerwig
The Two Popes, Written by Anthony McCarten

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
1917, Written by Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns
Knives Out, Written by Rian Johnson
Marriage Story, Written by Noah Baumbach
Once upon a Time...in Hollywood, Written by Quentin Tarantino
Parasite, Screenplay by Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won; Story by Bong Joon Ho






janksreviews.com

Da Couch Tomato Podcast, Episode 22, discussing 1917, the film's technical achievement, and how shooting with one shot actually limits the filmmaker's options.

Background music used is the 1917 score by Thomas Newman.

Hosts: Sting Lacson and Rachel

Rating: 9.15/10

heyguys.com

Da Couch Tomato Podcast, Episode 21, discussing Little Women, the unavoidable comparisons with the 1994 version, and how this film gives us something new as another remake of a certified classic.

Background music used is the Little Women score by Alexandre Desplat.

Hosts: Sting Lacson and Rachel

Rating: 8.7/10

The Hollywood Reporter

Da Couch Tomato Podcast, Episode 20, discussing Parasite, the film's great use of space, and the power of a great ensemble cast.

Background music used is the Parasite score by Jaeil Jung.

Hosts: Sting Lacson and Rachel

Rating: 9.3/10

ComicBook.com

Da Couch Tomato Podcast, Episode 19, discussing Jojo Rabbit, how heavy subjects work well with whimsical treatments, and how Sam Rockwell is this film's unsung hero.

Background music used is the Jojo Rabbit score by Michael Giacchino.

Hosts: Sting Lacson and Rachel

Rating: 8.8/10

American Magazine

Da Couch Tomato Podcast, Episode 18, discussing Netflix's The Two Popes, how the film leans more towards Pope Francis, and how the transition between the two popes was not fully explored.

Background music used is the The Two Popes score by Bryce Dessner.

Hosts: Sting Lacson and Rachel

Rating: 6.9/10

Netflix

Da Couch Tomato Podcast, Episode 17, discussing Netflix's Marriage Story, how the direction pays homage to theatre, and how nasty and expensive divorce proceedings are.

Background music used is the Marriage Story score by Randy Newman.

Hosts: Sting Lacson and Rachel

Rating: 7.3/10

Looper

Da Couch Tomato Podcast, Episode 16, discussing Disney's The Mandalorian, staying true to the Star Wars universe, and the cuteness of Baby Yoda.

Background music used is the The Mandalorian score by Ludwig Göransson.

Hosts: Sting Lacson and Rachel

Rating: 8.4/10

YouTube

Da Couch Tomato Podcast, Episode 15, discussing HBO's Watchmen, the great use of non-linear storytelling, and the awesomeness that is Doctor Manhattan.

Background music used is the Watchmen score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross.

Hosts: Sting Lacson and Rachel

Rating: 8.9/10

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