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‘Dune’ and James Bond Are Delayed. Here Are 10 Ways to Save the 2021 Oscars.

Sean and Amanda lay out how to save the Academy Awards in an unprecedented time, and then Sean talks to Alex Ross Perry about how independent filmmakers are responding to the COVID-19 shutdown

Elisabeth Moss Attends Screening Of Alex Ross Perry’s ‘Her Smell’ At The Museum Of Modern Art, MoMA Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images for MoMA’s The Contenders


In this unprecedented year, the Oscars need a boost. Sean and Amanda have just the right ideas, including ways to improve the ceremony, rule changes to enliven the ballot, and a new way to unveil the winners (0:30). Then, Sean is joined by filmmaker Alex Ross Perry (Her Smell, Listen Up Philip) to talk about how independent filmmakers are responding to the COVID-19 shutdown, what the future of indie cinema could look like, and what he’s been watching in quarantine (57:35).

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