'Bohemian Rhapsody', 'Black Panther' and Every Best Picture Nominee Mocked in Oscars Honest Trailer

Ahead of the 2019 Academy Awards on Sunday, the team behind Honest Trailers poked fun at all the Best Picture nominees

The 2019 Oscars are on Sunday — and the team behind the viral YouTube channel Honest Trailers is previewing the ceremony with a new video that pokes fun at all eight Best Picture nominees.

The “trailer” mocks the nominees for the night’s biggest award — from Black Panther to A Star is Born.

The video opens by making fun of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for its series of controversies this year: from the “popular Oscar” award and the Kevin Hart fiasco, to the announcement that four awards would be handed out during the commercial breaks, which was then walked back only a few days later.

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“It’s time once again for the Oscars,” the narrator begins, “who, after pissing everyone off by suggesting a new popular film category, pissing everyone off by hiring and/or firing Kevin Hart and pissing everyone off by cutting, then uncutting, important awards from the show, will now be pissing everyone off by awarding Best Picture to one of the following eight nominees.”

The first movie previewed is Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, which the trailer calls “the combination of wigs, teeth and Mike Myers in-jokes you didn’t know Freddie Mercury deserved.”

The narrator then takes on Black Panther, joking that “rabid” comic book fans who have complained for years that comic book movies aren’t nominated for Best Picture are now saying, “I guess it was good… but was it that good?”

Next up is The Favourite, the story of Queen Anne which the narrator calls “the other Queen biopic” and jokingly retitles “Bohemian-Anne Rhapsody.”

The trailer goes on to make fun of Green Book‘s Viggo Mortensen by comparing his character to “one of the cartoon Italian chefs you see on the pizza box,” and calls acclaimed director Spike Lee “the guy at the Knicks games.”

A Star is Born isn’t spared: the narrator calls the popular song “Shallow” “that one Lady Gaga duet you can’t get out of your head no matter how hard you try” and retitles the film “Bad Romance,” referring to Gaga’s 2009 hit.

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The narrator also mocks Roma for being easy to skip through and “rewatch The Office again” because the film is the only Best Picture nominee streaming on Netflix.

The video closes by listing some notable Oscar snubs: from the Mr. Rogers documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? to Hereditary‘s Toni Collette.

The 91st Annual Academy Awards will air live Feb. 24 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

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