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Frances McDormand in “Nomadland,” directed by Chloé Zhao. (Photo courtesy of Searchlight Pictures.)

Reviewing Chloé Zhao’s Nomadland: To no surprise, 2021’s Best Picture winner howls

May 5, 2021
After over a year of foregoing theatrical releases for home viewing, I was not caught up on the Oscars nominees for this year. But hearing the word “Nomadland” out of Laura Dern’s mouth on Oscars night made me excited to revisit the places in the American West that I had road tripped through when I was younger.
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