‘The Irishman’ Wins Best Picture From National Board of Review As Major Snubs Abound
Published on Dec 04, 2019
Considering their previous picks, the fact the National Board of Review has selected Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” as Best Picture of the year wasn’t that big of a surprise. The New York based “awards group” filled with NYU students and, um, movie fans, selected Scorsese’s “Hugo” in 2011 and has an affinity for East Coast tales. That being said, the organization always has some unexpected selections overall.
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Not surprising was Quentin Tarantino Best Director win for “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood,” Brad Pitt’s Best Supporting Actor win, also for “Hollywood,” Rene Zellwegger winning Best Actress for “Judy” or Bong Joon Ho’s “Parasite” taking Best Foreign Language Film.
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Author: Gregory Ellwood