SWITCHCast: film reviews, news and interviews

SWITCHCast: film reviews, news and interviews

SWITCH's Academy Awards 2020 Special

January 29, 2020

Charlie, Jess, Daniel and Ashley deep dive into everything Oscars-related, from our verdict on the nominees to our opinions on all the controversies. Plus we’ll share our predictions on who’ll be walking away with a statue this year - and we’re offering you the chance to go head-to-head with the SWITCH brains trust with your picks to win a massive prize!

Best Picture Nominees
Ford v Ferrari (3:09)
The Irishman (7:07)
Jojo Rabbit (11:02)
Joker (15:09)
Little Women (18:11)
Marriage Story (22:36)
1917 (27:04)
Once Upon a Time... In Hollywood (31:44)
Parasite (34:57)

Click here to check out the entire list of Academy Awards 2020 nominees.

▸ This year, the talk from so many awards ceremonies has been the lack of females in the directing category - and when the same faux pas happened once again with the Oscars, nominee host Issa Rae commented, "Congratulations to those men." That's just the tip of the iceberg in regards to missed opportunities - so who else was snubbed in this year's nominations? (37:59)
▸ The Academy Awards are, without a doubt, the highlight of the cinematic awards season - but after 92 years, they could do with a breath of fresh air. So - if the SWITCH team had carte blanche of the Oscars, what would we do to make it more appealing? (42:12)
▸ So with that all said and done, what are the SWITCH team's predictions for the top Academy Award categories? (46:34)

▸ We want to hear your Oscar winner picks too - we have a giveaway running right now. Go head-to-head with the SWITCH team for your chance to win big. If you correctly guess the most winners at this year’s Academy Awards, and beat our brains trust - you’ll score a massive prize pack!
Win one of five double passes to see 'For Sama' in cinemas.
Win one of five double passes to see 'The Peanut Butter Falcoln' in cinemas.
Win one of five double passes to see 'The Lighthouse' in cinemas.

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