The Movie News Network – Oscar Nominations Breakdown PLUS ‘Avatar’ Beats ‘Endgame’ & Much, Much More!

On this episode of The Movie News Network, we discuss the nominations for the 2021 Academy Awards, Avengers Endgame dethroned by Avatar, and much, much more.


Writers for the site DavidDarby, and Alex assemble for this episode of the podcast. Take a listen below, or look for the show on Apple PodcastsSpotify, or wherever you get your podcasts!



Intro (00:00)

News (00:55)


Quickfire News (43:14)


What We’ve Been Watching (59:30)

  • Alex: Raya and the Last Dragon, 42
  • David: The Wire, Treme
  • Darby: Beast, Fatal Deviation


What We’re Hung Up On (1:09:37)

David: Paramount Plus first impressions

Darby: Portions Of ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ Leaked To HBO Max Following ‘Tom And Jerry’ Mishap

Alex: Watching movies on the plane


Wrap Up (1:21:45)

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