1917 has run roughshod over the preliminary awards shows, dominating at the BAFTAs over the weekend. Does a WGAs win for Parasite create any daylight for the South Korean sensation? Amanda and Sean break down the film’s chances with a deep dive into the preferential balloting system that the Academy uses to determine its Best Picture winner (2:15). Then, they make the case for Parasite as the right pick for the prize, celebrating its writing, production design, performances, direction, and so much more (37:02).
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The guys also talk about some of the most interesting findings from the annual NFL team report cards
Which NFL team has a bug problem? Which team owners are cheap? And which team received all As? NFL players dished in these report cards, and here’s what you need to know.
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Ben, Khal, and Brian also pay their respects to the late Mike Jones, a.k.a. Virgil