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"Where it's always Oscar season."

Two cinephiles. One mission. Every Best Picture nominee of the 21st century.

May 31, 2021

The Oscars love Holocaust movies — so what does that tell us about how we consume historical dramas?

Is it possible to separate the art from the artist?

And how does violence/obscenity in movies dull — or sharpen — our life experience?

Mike and Brian's conversation veers into unexpected places this episode, in exploring director Roman Polanski's "The Pianist," starring Adrien Brody, which earned Polanski a Best Director award and was nominated for Best Picture at the 2002 Academy Awards.

As always: trivia, best moments, Keep It or Kick It and more.