Oscar BreakCast 2017: La La Land vs. Moonlight, Tight Acting Races, & Why Deadpool Didn’t Have a Shot

Welcome to our annual Oscar Breakcast!

The Pop Break’s film editor Dan Cohen and editor-in-chief Bill Bodkin host their third straight Oscar podcast, and break down everything revolving around “cinematic Christmas.”

Things start off with the duo talking about the most obvious of topics — snubs and surprises. The duo break down how hard it was for “snubs” to occur in certain fields, while others left them scratching their heads.

Dan then addresses the foul-mouthed elephant in the room — why Deadpool did not get a nomination for Best Picture. He breaks down the voting process, and how it was nigh impossible for the Ryan Reynolds film to make the cut. He also refers to a video that’s very helpful in understanding this — click here for that video.

After this tutorial, Bill and Dan break down the nominees for all the major categories, and some less discussed fields like Best Documentary.

For a complete list of nominees, check out The Pop Break’s article here.

Bill Bodkin is the gray bearded owner, editor-in-chief and co-founder of Pop Break. Most importantly, he is lucky husband, and proud father to a beautiful daughter named Sophie. He can be seen regularly on the site reviewing The Walking Dead, Doctor Who, and is the host of the site's podcast, The BreakCast. He is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in Journalism & English. Follow him on Twitter: @BodkinWrites