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2020 Oscars Challenge: [36] “Parasite” — Six Nominations

Let’s just bask in the fact that absolutely no one nominated for this film has ever been nominated for an Academy Award before. Even the country of South Korea had yet to even gain a nomination. Now Bong Joon Ho and the rest of his crew can get their names in the history books. And “Parasite” is actually one of the Big Three, with runner-up status as we speak. The only reason it’s not front and center is because “1917” has been cleaning up the awards, from the PGA to the DGA to the Globes. “Parasite” has done well in its own right, winning the SAG Ensemble award as well as Best International Film at the Globes. It simply depends where the Academy leans.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards

QUICK LIST Best Picture: “Parasite”Best Director: Bong Joon Ho — “Parasite”Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix — “Joker”Best Actress: Awkwafina — “The Farewell”Best Supporting Actor: Brad Pitt — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Lopez — “Hustlers”Best Voice & Motion Capture Performance: Rosa Salazar — “Alita: Battle Angel”Best Animated Feature: “Toy Story 4”Best International Feature: “Parasite” (South Korea)Best Documentary: “Knock Down The House”Best … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Awards

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Oscars Watch: 2019 North Dakota Film Society Awards

QUICK LIST Best Picture: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”Best Director: Bong Joon Ho — “Parasite”Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix — “Joker”Best Actress: Florence Pugh — “Midsommar”Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe — “The Lighthouse”Best Supporting Actress: Laura Dern — “Marriage Story”Best Screenplay: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” — Quentin TaratinoBest Cinematography: “The Lighthouse” — Jarin BlaschkeBest Production Design: “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” … Read More Oscars Watch: 2019 North Dakota Film Society Awards

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Oscars Watch: 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards

Despite having fourteen nominations, “The Irishman” only took away one award from the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards. “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood,” on the other hand, had twelve nominations was able to win four including Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Georgia Film Critics Association Awards

“Parasite” continues to flex its supremacy, this time with the Georgia Film Critics Association Awards, winning Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Alliance Of Women Film Journalists Awards

Even the Alliance Of Women Film Journalists are honoring “Parasite” with their Best Film category, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Non-English Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 GALECA’s Dorian Awards

“Parasite” continues its sweep of the Awards Season, winning Best Film of the Year and Best Director of the Year along with Best Supporting Actor, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Screenplay of the Year at GALECA’s Dorian Awards.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Austin Film Critics Association Awards

The Austin Film Critics Association continue the sentiment of this end of the Awards Season, awarding “Parasite” with Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, and Foreign Language Film.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Online Film Critics Society Awards

The Online Film Critics Society picked “Parasite” as their Best Picture of the year, along with Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Editing, and Best Film Not In The English Language.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards

“Parasite” swept the North Carolina Film Critics Association Awards, winning Best Narrative Film (their top prize), Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film, and Best Original Screenplay. “Little Women” picked up a few, including Best Supporting Actress and Best Adapted Screenplay.

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Columbus Film Critics Association Awards

The Columbus Film Critics Association named “Parasite” Best Picture and Best Director of the year. They also named it Best Original Screenplay and Best Foreign Language Film. There was also a lot of love for Florence Pugh and “Knives Out.”

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Oscars Watch: 2019 Houston Film Critics Society Awards

“Parasite” wins yet another award, this time from the Houston Film Critics Society, winning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Foreign-Language Film. Also winning three awards was “1917,” which won Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, and Best Visual Effects.