This is the first Oscar Primer podcast for Contra Zoom, continuing the series of Oscar Primer’s Dakota does every year, normally just as written articles. He is flying solo this episode as he talks about Arrival and Hacksaw Ridge.

These are the nominations for Arrival

– Best Picture 

– Best Director

Denis Villeneuve 

– Best Adapted Screenplay

Eric Heisserer 

– Best Cinematography

Bradford Young 

– Best Film Editing

Joe Walker 

– Best Production Design

Patrice Vermette 

Paul Hotte 

– Best Sound Mixing

Bernard Gariépy Strobl 

Claude La Haye 

– Best Sound Editing

Sylvain Bellemare 

These are the nominations for Hacksaw Ridge

– Best Picture 

– Best Actor 

Andrew Garfield 

– Best Director

Mel Gibson 

– Best Film Editing

John Gilbert 

– Best Sound Mixing

Kevin O’Connell 

Andy Wright 

Robert Mackenzie 

Peter Grace 

– Best Sound Editing

Robert Mackenzie 

Andy Wright

Make sure you check out the first written Oscar Primer where Dakota goes over some first thoughts on the nominations for this year. These Primers will be posted once a week. 

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