#ThatBlackCouple Ep 14 – The Oscars Episode

In this episode, Jenn and Daren go in on the 2018 Oscar nominations and discuss how Hollywood overlooks standout work from marginalized communities. Get into it!

In the first segment, Jenn and Daren offer up both the official and #ThatBlackCouple versions of descriptions for some of the most buzzed about films nominated for Oscars this year.

In the second segment, they give their in-depth critiques of the most buzzed about films this awards season: The Shape of Water, Three BIllboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and Lady Bird.

In the third segment, Jenn and Daren reflect on how standout films Get Out, Mudbound, and Step have been mistreated by the film community.

Articles for reference:
* Reckoning with the anti-Black mathematics of mainstream awards shows
watercoolerconvos.com/2018/02/07/reckoning-anti-black-mathematics-mainstream-awards-shows/
* The Academy Awards Just Barely Moved The Needle On Hollywood Diversity
watercoolerconvos.com/2016/06/29/the-academy-awards-just-barely-moved-the-needle-on-hollywood-diversity/

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