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Screen Talk: Sundance Wrap — and How the SAG Awards Shape the Oscar Race

Screen Talk: Sundance Wrap — and How the SAG Awards Shape the Oscar Race

In this week’s Screen Talk, Eric Kohn and I debate whether Sundance sensations “The Birth of a Nation” and “Manchester by the Sea” will be in next year’s Oscar conversation, explain the latest shakeup at Focus Features, and break down the Screen Actors Guild Awards — where “Spotlight” won the all-important Best Ensemble prize, joining PGA winner “The Big Short,” DGA winner “The Revenant,” and “Mad Max: Fury Road” in a wide-open race. Plus, we compare notes on the Coen brothers’ crowd-pleasing “Hail, Caesar!”

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