Noah Gittell

film critic and lecturer on the Oscars for the Smithsonian’s educational program “Smithsonian Associates”

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Could Billie Eilish or Lin Manuel Miranda win Best Original Song at Oscars?

Lin Manuel Miranda, Billie Eilish plus Finneas, Van Morrison, and Diane Warren have written this year’s Oscar-nominated songs.

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