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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ and the Top 20 Performances of 2020

Plus: Sean and Amanda talk New York and L.A. Film Critics awards, and what they mean for the Oscars race


Awards season has officially begun with the New York and L.A. film critics handing out their annual awards over the weekend. Sean and Amanda talk about the winners and what they mean for the Oscar race (1:00). Then they look at Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Netflix’s adaptation of the August Wilson play that stars Viola Davis and the late, truly great Chadwick Boseman in one of his final performances (13:00). Then they give out some hardware of their own and name the 20 best movie performances of 2020 (25:00).

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