I think Everything Everywhere All At Once will win best picture tonight (though I confess I haven’t seen Elvis; Top Gun: Maverick; All Quiet on the Western Front; or Women Talking). It would be exciting & encouraging to see such a zany movie win & while I did enjoy it, I don’t have nearly the enthusiasm for it that many people do. I thought the Daniels were a little too satisfied with themselves (& it showed), & I’m not sure the movie deals with the existential dread of the multiverse as well as it thinks it does.

Of the best picture nominees I’ve seen, I’d most like to see The Banshees of Inisherin win. It was weird; it was moving; it had a few amazing performances; &, though dark, it didn’t seem nearly as pessimistic as did EEAAO. 📽️