Friday, December 8, 2023

The Next Best Picture Podcast – “Birdman”

By Matt Neglia 

We have come to the Best Picture winner of 2014 in our retrospective. “Birdman” led the Oscar nominations with a tying 9 nominations and also tied for the amount of wins, winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Original Screenplay. How well does the film hold up after such a successful night at the Academy Awards? How have its themes aged? Do the performances still hold up? What do we think of Alejandro G. Inarritu’s storytelling and Emmanuel Lubezki’s cinematography. Join myself, Nicole Ackman, Josh Parham, Dan Bayer and Patreon guests Charles Bright & Jason Woods as we discuss all of this and more for two and a half hours. Also be sure to check out our other 2014 reviews of “Selma,” “Ida,” “Foxcatcher,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” “Wild,” “Inherent Vice,” “Whiplash,” “The Imitation Game,” Nightcrawler,” American Sniper,” The Theory Of Everything,” “Interstellar” & “Boyhood.”

This is a preview of the podcast, the full version of which is only available to those who subscribe to us on Patreon. For the small price of $1 a month, you can receive this review along with other exclusive podcast content, so be sure to subscribe here.

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You can follow Matt, Nicole, Dan, Josh, Charles & Jason and hear more of their thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter @NextBestPicture, @nicoleackman16@dancindanonfilm, @JRParham@charlesbright & @j2tiger

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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