Advantage to “Irishman”, “1917”, Clint’s Jewell Flick

Just before Telluride the rumble was that Netflix was placing most of its award-season hopes upon Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story, which has an emotionally relatable story, a well-chiselled screenplay and dynamic performances from Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson. Not that they don’t respect or believe in Martin Scorsese‘s The Irishman, but that they’re unsure how well a Lawrence of Arabia-sized gangster film will play with Academy and guild members.

But guess what? All the

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