This week, Morgan and Gavia recap the 2019 Oscar ceremony, first reviewing the telecast itself, then breaking down frustrating wins for Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody, and finally celebrating some ceremony highlights including Spike Lee and Olivia Colman.
“The Oscars Made Progress This Year (But Green Book Was Still a Bad Choice),” Mark Harris, Vulture
“What Green Book’s Best-Picture Oscar Does (and Does Not) Mean,” K. Austin Collins, Vanity Fair
“Oscars 2019: ‘Green Book’ is the worst best picture winner since ‘Crash’,” Justin Chang, The Los Angeles Times
“Why Do the Oscars Keep Falling for Racial Reconciliation Fantasies?” Wesley Morris, The New York Times