The launch of Disney’s new streaming service raises fascinating questions about the future of streaming and awards season. Sean and Amanda dive in by looking at the launch slate and whether it will change how we think about the Oscars (1:37). Then, The New York Times culture editor Gilbert Cruz joins to discuss the confusing Shining sequel Doctor Sleep and why the Stephen King adaptation struggled at the box office (28:05). Sean’s little sister Grace makes a special appearance to break down her three favorite movies of 2019, and dunk on her older brother (46:50). Amanda and Sean break down this year’s Best Original Song slate, which is historically one of the worst categories at the Oscars (1:05:24). And finally, Sean interviews writer-director Trey Edward Shults to discuss one of the year’s most moving films, Waves (1:19:11).
Will Disney+ and Netflix Force the Academy Awards to Recognize Streaming? Plus: Why ‘Doctor Sleep’ Dozed Off.
On an action-packed Oscars Show, Sean and Amanda discuss the new streaming service from Disney and what it means for awards season, Gilbert Cruz joins to talk ‘Doctor Sleep,’ and Trey Edward Shults comes on to talk about ‘Waves’