Oscar Predictions: RRR

S.S. Rajamouli’s three-hour action epic RRR took in $13 million this spring domestically, but was a smash in its native country of India. Starring N.T. Rama Rao Jr., Ram Charan, Ajay Devgn, Alia Bhatt, Ray Stevenson, and Alison Doody, it’s picked up plenty of new viewers now that it’s available for streaming on Netflix.

With an 88% score on Rotten Tomatoes, it will be interesting to see if India mounts a spirited campaign for International Feature Film. I imagine they will. While RRR (that’s Rise Roar Revolt by the way) may not be your typical fare in the category (and there’s potential heavy hitters on the way like Broker and Bardo), it could have enough admirers to at least make the cut. My Oscar Prediction posts will continue…

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