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"Where it's always Oscar season."

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

Feb 22, 2021

Beloved fairy tale, "Chocolat" earned five Academy Award nominations, including one for Best Picture, following its release in 2000 -- but what was it about this movie that got people feeling all gooey inside? 

In this episode, Mike and Brian talk about the power of happy endings, read listeners' favorite Johnny Depp performances and ask the question: Did director Lasse Hallström's two-year Best Picture run (1999-2000) mark the end of a stylistic era for the Oscars?

Plus, "Keep It or Kick It," triva and top fives. Join the conversation! 

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