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Published On: Sun, Jan 28th, 2018

2018 Oscar nominations: Mike Smith discusses the surprises, the James Franco snub, Logan and his predictions

Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday. Below is our analysis with Media Mikes’ Mike Smith and Brandon Jones.

BEST PICTURE

“Call Me by Your Name”

 “Darkest Hour”

“Dunkirk”

“Get Out”

“Lady Bird”

“Phantom Thread”

“The Post”

“The Shape of Water”

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”

Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”

Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”

Meryl Streep, “The Post”

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”

Woody Harrelson, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water”

Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World”

Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

DIRECTOR

Christopher Nolan, “Dunkirk”

Jordan Peele, “Get Out”

Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”

Paul Thomas Anderson “Phantom Thread”

Guillermo del Toro, “The Shape of Water”

While Frances McDormand and Gary Oldman seem locks for their respective performances, what does Mike and Brandon think about the rest of the major categories, listen below.

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“Logan” broke the “glass ceiling” with a Best Adapted Screenplay nomination, check out what Mike thinks of this big moment.

Predictions, snubs and more, listen below.

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Mike’s full analysis online: HERE

The 90th Annual Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, March 4th

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About the Author

- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professionally in 2003 on Crazed Fanboy before expanding into other blogs and sites. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) and completed the three years Global University program in Ministerial Studies to be a pastor. To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON

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