Oscars 2021: Advantage Goes to Streamers in Tech Categories As Studios Clear Calendars

Oscars 2021: Advantage Goes to Streamers in Tech Categories As Studios Clear Calendars
The odd Oscar race is slimming as the pandemic forces studios to pull big-budget movies like “Dune” and “West Side Story” out of 2020, waiting for a time when audiences might return to theaters. Movies that were intended for theaters, but pushed to VOD or streaming will still be eligible for Oscars; these include “Soul,” “Mulan,” and “Wonder Woman 1984.”

There are still plenty of films to fill out the major categories, but the tech category’s landscape changes significantly without studio tentpoles. There’s still $200-million twisty globe-trotter “Tenet” (Warner Bros.), which will turn up in multiple craft categories including Cinematography, Production Design, Editing, Score, and Sound (now one category). Warners’ DC adventure “Wonder Woman 1984” will also offer strong visuals, effects, and sound design when it finally opens day and date in theaters and HBO Max on December 25. Winding up on Disney+, gorgeous China period adventure “Mulan” should also register with the crafts,
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