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2018 Oscar Predictions

written by rick March 2, 2018
2018 Oscar Predictions

Documentary Feature

Last Man In Aleppo (Feras Fayyad, Kareem Abeed and Søren Steen Jespersen)

Last Man In Aleppo Documentary Feature Oscars 2018 predictions

This seems a total toss-up. Each nominee has aspects likely to explain its 2018 Oscar after the fact — I personally want to see a nearly 90-year-old Agnès Varda take the stage, because Agnès Varda is the best — but the brutal topicality of the atrocities in Syria might dominate voters’ minds.

On top of that, Abeed was initially denied a travel visa to attend the ceremony, calling to mind Asghar Farhadi‘s shameful situation last year. Farhadi’s The Salesman won then, and I think Last Man in Aleppo wins now.






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