I’m in the middle of breaking down and analyzing all of the Oscar categories for this year.
Today, we go over Best Actor and Best Actress.
There’s never really anything to say about these categories — we know what they are and we know how they work. This year seems pretty cut and dry. That is to say — they’re not tight races. One of them was locked up before nominations were announced and another one is basically going to come down between two people (or so the narrative is trying to say).
There’s really not much to say in the way of preface for these two, since these aren’t ones you can’t really take as a whole and have to look at individually to analyze.
So we’ll start with Best Actor and move onto Best Actress: (more…)