'Oscars Comedy Contenders: The Banshees of Inisherin, Bros, Glass

The Banshees of Inisherin, Bros, Glass

Coming off

a global pandemic, voters are looking to be in a good mood — see last year’

” Audiences and

industry folks alike want to walk out of a movie and feel good about life

This year

presents opportunities to recognize more than one artist from the lighter genre, albeit in varying

Martin McDonagh’s

“The Banshees of Inisherin” examines the dissolution of a friendship amid cute donkeys and

Comedy and

science fiction merge in the Daniels’ “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” which is feeling more

That bodes

well for Michelle Yeoh, the “Ratatouille”-riding star of “Everything Everywhere

Ruben Östlund

has created the year’s most satirical international feature with “Triangle of Sadness

” What pooping

in a sink did for “Bridesmaids” (2011) and supporting actress nominee Melissa McCarthy, puking on a

Let’s hope

it can hook in breakout star Dolly de Leon as the cleaner-turned-leader on a

To see

the ranked predictions for each individual category, visit Variety’s Oscars Hub

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