Episode 40: And the Award Goes To- 2015 Edition

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The chicks are back to give their thoughts on the 87th Academy Awards nominations. There’s a lot of ranting and some raving as a result of which the episode is a tad long but we hope you enjoy it nonetheless.

To make it easier for your listening, we’ve divided the episode into sections of sort of similar categories as shown below.


00:00 – 03:11 – Chick-chatter
03:11 – 03:45 – Trailer
03:11 – 08:47 – Intro to the Oscars + Sound Editing + Sound Mixing
09:26 – 27:33 – Visual Effects + Costume Design + Hair and Makeup + Production Design + Cinematography + Editing
28:26 –  49:24 – Original Score + Original Song + Animated Feature + Documentary + Foreign Film
49:57 –  1:05:33 – Adapted Screenplay + Original Screenplay + Direction
1:06:08 – 1:30:47 – Acting Categories + Film
1:30:47 – 1:32:35 – Plugs and Goodbyes


Lost Stars, Adam Levine (Begin Again)
Grateful, Rita Ora (Beyond the Lights)
I’m Not Gonna Miss You, Glen Campbell (Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me)
Everything Is Awesome, Tegan and Sara ft. The Lonely Island (The Lego Movie)
Glory, John Legend ft. Common (Selma)
Across The Universe, David Bowie

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What are your thoughts on the nominations? Tell us who are your favourites, the snubs that made you the angriest and who you think will win on the big night.