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Here at Beyond The Box Set, we love the Oscars! So much so, that we’re going totally off-brand with a bonus episode in which we rank all nine of the 2017 Academy Award nominees for Best Picture from worst to best.

Which Best Picture nominee do we really wish had been directed by Steven Spielberg? Which film definitely should have been nominated for Best Achievement in Wigs? And why was one nominee almost ruined by our decision to watch it in a Dutch cinema? Find out in this very special feature-length episode…

00:00 Intro – Going off-brand 00:40 #9: The worst Best Picture Nominee of 2017 05:00 #8: Pacing issues and questionable wig-work 09:10 #7 Acting versus *ACTING!* 14:00 #6 Impenetrable accent work and Best Supporting Extra 18:35 #5 Mahershala Ali is having a very good year 23:50 #4 Hyperbole: The Movie 30:40 #3 The most delightful nominee of the year 35:50 #2 #DryFaceCry 41:00 #1 Never watch a sci-fi movie in a Dutch cinema 47:10 Best Director – John can’t pronounce French 47:45 Best Actor – Look, we’re just calling him Ryan Reynolds now OK? 50:35 Best Actress – Florence Foster Jenkins is hard to say 54:20 Best Supporting Actor – The fraud category 56:15 Best Supporting Actress – Wigs vs SnotCry 58:35 The Jimmy Kimmel Problem

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