'Dick in the First Half Hour': Roma Explained


Tomorrow, we’ll be basking in yet another Oscars ceremony, this one with no host, fewer awards, and probably an exponential increase in disaster. To help you prepare for the schadenfreude, we’ve enlisted our beloved former Jezebel Managing Editor, Madeleine Davies, to walk us through the plot of every Best Picture nominee.

In her final installment, Madeleine gets straight to the priorities of Roma: peen, because we’re always trying to correct the inequity that is full frontal in film and television. But also, she details its plot, a touching and beautifully acted Cuarón signature piece starring the luminous Yalitza Aparicio, and very likely top contender in the Best Picture category. And the winner is…

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