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Indiewire Podcast: Has ‘Citizenfour’ Changed the Oscar Race? Plus: ‘Boyhood’ Vs. ‘Birdman’

Indiewire Podcast: Has 'Citizenfour' Changed the Oscar Race? Plus: 'Boyhood' Vs. 'Birdman'

Screen Talk, Indiewire’s weekly podcast co-hosted by Anne Thompson and Eric Kohn, is available on iTunes. You can subscribe here or via RSS.

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In the latest episode, Thompson and Kohn discuss Laura Poitras’ “Citizenfour,” the acclaimed documentary on Edward Snowden that premiered last week at the New York Film Festival, and wonder if it has shaken up the Oscar race for best documentary. They also revisit the best picture race and debate whether “Birdman” or “Boyhood” currently has more moment (and whether any of that matters). With the 20th anniversary of “Pulp Fiction” upon us, Thompson recalls that movie’s role in the Oscar race two decades ago, and then the duo turn to more recommendations opening this week, including “The Book of Life” and “Listen Up Philip.”

Share your feedback with Thompson and Kohn on Twitter or sound off in the comments. Browse previous installments herereview the show on iTunes and be sure to let us know if you’d like to hear the hosts address specific issues in upcoming editions of Screen Talk.

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