Many of the categories at the upcoming 2021 Oscars seem to be locked up. Chloe Zhao (“Nomadland
”) for Best Director? Check. Daniel Kaluuya
(“Judas and the Black Messiah
”) for Best Supporting Actor? Yep. “Soul” for Best Animated Feature? Duh. But there are four races that are so confounding and downright kooky, I’m losing sleep as we get closer to the Academy Awards. Read on to see the four Oscar categories that are turning my hair gray, and then tell me which ones you’re panicking over in the comments section.
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Best Actress — Carey Mulligan
(“Promising Young Woman
”) is my current pick and also the odds-on front-runner, but she’s far from a sure thing. After all, the only award she’s taken home in the lead-up to the Oscars is the Critics Choice. She lost the Golden Globe to