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Four hundred and 39 days in the past, the 92nd Academy Awards took area at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. It was a substantial night—Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite won Ideal Photo, becoming the first overseas-language movie to do so in the academy’s record. It was also a single of the last awards shows to happen pre-pandemic, when people today could even now get alongside one another for an Oscars look at party. (I didn’t see a single of the individuals I watched with till two weeks in the past, soon after we obtained our first doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.) Now, soon after possessing its day pushed back two months, this year’s Oscars could be the last in a prolonged line of uncomfortable market celebrations