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My Predictions: Oscars 2019

What would Oscar nominations be without a few surprises?

Crossing my fingers for Ethan Hawke, Crazy Rich Asians, and the Roma women!

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A Star Is Born

Lady Gaga is the first who becomes a movie star in front of us. When she first appears here, Gaga is worlds removed from her concert act: her hair is natural; her eyes are wide and unadorned; she speaks with a slight New York accent. Jackson Maine cautions her character Ally to be honest, and that’s advice Gaga has taken to heart. Gaga’s strongest career asset seems to be her ability to transform, to costume herself and strip herself down like a chameleon.