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IndieWire’s Movie Podcast: Screen Talk (Episode 136) – Oscar News Isn’t the Only Big News This Week

There are some other issues competing for air time these days. Plus: Is "The Great Wall" really all that bad?

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The Oscars are a week away and voting closes even sooner than that. But it’s hard to think about the mayhem of awards season when Donald Trump is giving press conferences. So for this week’s episode of Screen Talk, Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson start off by discussing how those headlines have taken over the media landscape, before turning back to the movies. They also debate whether or not “The Great Wall” is really that bad (but they both agree it’s not that good), then dig into the best animated short films category and look ahead to next week’s blitz to the finish line.

Listen to the full episode above.

Screen Talk is available on iTunes. You can subscribe here or via RSS. Share your feedback with Thompson and Kohn on Twitter or sound off in the comments. Browse previous installments here, review the show on  and be sure to let us know if you’d like to hear the hosts address specific issues in upcoming editions of Screen Talk. Check out the rest of Indiewire’s podcasts on iTunes right here.

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