Anthony and Andrew discuss this year's Academy Award nominees for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay.

The nominees are...


Written and directed by Kenneth Branagh.

Don't Look Up
Written by Adam McKay and David Sirota, based on a story by McKay.
Directed by Adam McKay.

King Richard
Written by Zach Baylin.
Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green.

Licorice Pizza
Written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson.

The Worst Person in the World
Written by Joachim Trier & Eskil Vogt.
Directed by Joachim Trier.


Written and directed by Sian Heder.
Based on the film La Famille Bélier by Victoria Bedos, Thomas Bidegain, Stanislas Carré de Malberg and Éric Lartigau.

Drive My Car
Written by Ryusuke Hamaguchi & Takamasa Oe.
Directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi.
Based on the short story by Haruki Murakami.

Written by Eric Roth, Jon Spaihts & Denis Villeneuve.
Directed by Denis Villeneuve.
Based on the novel by Frank Herbert.

The Lost Daughter
Written and directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Based on the novel by Elena Ferrante.

The Power of the Dog
Written and directed by Jane Campion.
Based on the novel by Thomas Savage.

This year's Academy Awards take place  on Sunday, March 27.

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