This is the first Oscar Primer podcast for Contra Zoom of the year, 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 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Darkest Hour and Lady Bird.

These are the nominations for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri 

  • Best Picture 
  • Best Actress- Frances McDormand 
  • Best Supporting Actor- Sam Rockwell 
  • Best Supporting Actor- Woody Harrelson 
  • Best Original Score- Carter Burwell
  • Best Original Screenplay- Martin McDonagh 
  • Best Film Editing- John Gregory

These are the nominations for Darkest Hour

  • Best Picture 
  • Best Actor- Gary Oldman 
  • Best Makeup and Hairstyling- Kazuhiro Tsuji, David Malinowski and Lucy Sibbick 
  • Best Cinematography- Bruno Delbonnel
  • Best Costume Design- Jacqueline Durran 
  • Best Production Design- Sarah Greenwood and Katie Spencer

These are the nominations for Lady Bird

  • Best Picture 
  • Best Actress- Saoirse Ronan 
  • Best Supporting Actress- Laurie Metcalf 
  • Best Director- Greta Gerwig 
  • Best Original Screenplay- Greta Gerwig

Make sure you check out this week’s Oscar Primer where Dakota goes over Blade Runner 2049, Coco, The Big Sick and The Florida Project. These Primers will be posted once a week on Tuesdays. Follow Dakota @Dgapa and follow the show @ContraZoomPod on Twitter.