Widows, Box Office, And That Dumb Popular Oscar Idea
Published November 22, 2018
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    Steve McQueen's new film, Widows, is not performing well at the box office, which could doom its Oscar hopes. It shouldn't! But it does! Because the Oscars are ridiculous and only getting more so as the Academy tries to find ways to combat the slipping ratings which are still really high. This week Kayleigh Donaldson and Sarah Marrs discuss Widows, the Oscars, that proposed "popular Oscar" category everyone is ready to throw out of a moving car, and how box office and popularity impact award campaigns. So join us for the first in a series of discussions about the upcoming Oscars and how they will be different from any previous Oscars ceremony. Also: GO SEE WIDOWS. Kayleigh's Widows review can be found here: http://www.pajiba.com/film_reviews/an-ode-to-the-women-of-widows.php Sarah's Widows review can be found here: https://www.laineygossip.com/tiff-review-steve-mcqueens-widows/50823 Yell at Kayleigh here: @Ceilidhann And yell at Sarah here: @Cinesnark
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