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This movie will win the sound mixing Oscar, I’m sure of it

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22.02.2019

Because my brother-in-law Andy won the 2017 best sound mixing Oscar for his outstanding sound work on Hacksaw Ridge, I’ve started an annual Oscar-week tradition where I write a column with an opening sentence which mentions the fact that my brother-in-law Andy won the 2017 best sound mixing Oscar for his outstanding sound work on Hacksaw Ridge.

And that’s not where it ends: in honour of Andy, I actually attempt to predict the winner of the sound mixing Oscar – last year I predicted Dunkirk would win, and it did, so clearly I have Mystical Powers of God-Like Prophecy But Only In The Area Of Manipulating Sound Elements To Achieve a Satisfactory Sonic Balance In Film And/Or Television.

Black Panther was loud in all the big action sequences and quiet in the slow, talky bits.Credit:AP

So here is my God-like prediction for the most anticipated and thrilling category of the Academy Awards …

This film had a great sound mix. It was loud in all the big action........

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