This is rare, nuanced storytelling, anchored by one of Brad Pitt’s career-best performances and remarkable technical elements on every level. It’s a special film.
In anticipation of the Academy Awards, we polled our contributors to see who they thought should win the Oscar. Once we had our winners, we asked various writers to make the case for our selection in each category. We're posting those essays this week, two a day, leading up to the big reveal of our picks for our best director and best picture on Friday. Check back all week. Here you'll find links to all our picks.
Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant"— Essay by Susan Wloszcyna
Best Picture: "Mad Max: Fury Road" — Essay by Matt Zoller Seitz
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The latest series from revered documentarian Ken Burns premieres on Sunday, September 15 on PBS.
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