Eric Kohn and Anne Thompson are collaborating on predictions updates for this category. See Thompson’s preliminary thoughts for what to expect at the 95th Academy Awards here and earlier predictions for this category here.
The State of the Race
It’s starting to become more common for the frontrunner in the Best International Feature Film category to crack Best Picture. From “Roma” to “Parasite” and “Drive My Car,” the support for a non-English language feature in both categories is a good indication that it’s at minimum a sure win for International. For this year’s evident frontrunner, the situation is more pronounced than usual,