Richard Roeper

In this episode of The Bernard Lee Poker Show on the Cardplayer Lifestyle Podcast Family, Bernard Lee interviews renown film critic and avid poker player, Richard Roeper. During the interview, Bernard and Richard discusses the 2021 Academy Awards as they initially discuss the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the movie industry. For all the six major categories, Richard predicts his picks for the 93rd annual Academy Awards, which was delayed and now will be held on Sunday, April 25, 2021.

0:00 Welcome to The Bernard Lee Poker Show as this week’s guest will be renown film critic and avid poker player Richard Roeper as he reviews the 2021 Academy Awards.
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3:00 Bernard welcomes Richard Roeper to the show, where they discuss the top six categories: Best Supporting Actress and Actor, Best Actress and Actor, Best Director and Picture
3:37 Richard joins the show and talks about playing poker during the COVID-19 pandemic.
6:42 Richard talks about how the movie industry faired last year and the issues that occurred due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
15:38 Bernard and Richard discuss two interesting statistics for this year: the significant number of minority nominees (9 of 20) and first-time nominees (12 of 20).
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23:43 Bernard continues his interview with renown film critic, Richard Roeper, discussing the 2021 Academy Awards.
25:10 Bernard and Richard analyze the Best Actor category. Richard picks Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom).
29:59 Bernard and Richard analyze the Best Actress category. Richard picks Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman).
35:15 Richard analyzes the Best Supporting Actor category. Richard picks Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and The Black Messiah).
38:29 Bernard and Richard analyze the Best Supporting Actress category. Richard picks Yuh-Jung Youn (Minari).
42:17 Bernard and Richard analyze the Best Director category. Richard picks Chloe Zhao (Nomadland).
47:18 Bernard and Richard analyze the Best Picture category.  Richard picks Nomadland.

Richard Roeper