Oscar Nominations 2021 : Pop Culture Happy Hour The Oscar nominations are out, and in the lead is Mank. The David Fincher-directed film about the writing of Citizen Kane picked up the most nominations with 10, while other films including Nomadland, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Minari, and Judas and the Black Messiah performed well, too. We'll get into what surprised us and what disappointed us. And this year, more than ever, you can check out the eligible movies from the comfort of your own home.
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Oscar Nominations 2021: The Highs And The Snubs

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Oscar Nominations 2021: The Highs And The Snubs

Oscar Nominations 2021: The Highs And The Snubs

Oscar Nominations 2021: The Highs And The Snubs

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Nomadland star Frances McDormand and director ChloƩ Zhao are nominated for prizes at this year's Academy Awards. Joshua James Richards/20th Century Studios hide caption

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Nomadland star Frances McDormand and director ChloƩ Zhao are nominated for prizes at this year's Academy Awards.

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The Oscar nominations are out, and in the lead is Mank. The David Fincher-directed film about the writing of Citizen Kane picked up the most nominations with 10, while other films including Nomadland, The Trial of the Chicago 7, Minari, and Judas and the Black Messiah performed well, too. We'll get into what surprised us and what disappointed us. And this year, more than ever, you can check out the eligible movies from the comfort of your own home.

The audio was produced by Candice Lim and edited by Jessica Reedy.