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120 min • We wrap up awards season with more thoughts on the terrific year in film that was 2023, including discussions about the 10 Best Picture nominees, the documentary and international feature nominees, the idiocy of this year’s Oscar controversies as well as other internet hot takes that surrounded the big movies before and after their releases, and we shine our appreciation on the big swings taken by actors and filmmakers this year.

Visit Letterboxd for the full list of films mentioned in this episode.

The Brattle Film Podcast is the official podcast of Boston’s unofficial film school: The Brattle Theatre. Join Ivy, Ned, Alissa, and Ian as they discuss the latest virtual and theatrical releases, festival programming, upcoming series, Brattle news, and more, every month on The Brattle Film Podcast. Comments, questions, and feedback always welcome at

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