By Oren Peleg
The time has come for Labor 411’s 6th Annual Oscars Special, celebrating another awards season in an industry that is top-to-bottom unionized. Following last year’s trend, we’ve put together another list of union-made consumer products and paired each with its most fitting Best Picture nominee. Enjoy!
Call Me By Your Name
• Banquet Frozen Meals
Armie Hammer stays in with frozen chicken alfredo when he misses the Northern Italian countryside.
• Minute Maid
Why wait an hour? We know, we know…
• Coppertone sport sunscreen
Don’t hit the beach without it.
• Alta Dena
Enjoy a chilled glass of milk and try not to think about that chilling Allison Williams scene.
Let’s hope Saoirse Ronan and Timothee Chalamet wore union-made protection.
• Royal Apparel
For the knighted Daniel Day Lewis for playing the most glorious game of dress up
• Los Angeles Times subscription
Support the newly unionized paper! Everyone’s doing it! Even Meryl and Tom!
The Shape of Water
• Crystal Springs
Spoiler alert: It’s usually shaped like a bottle!
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
• Hampton Shoe & American Made Work Boots
The only American-made work boots made in the USA! They’re based in St. Louis, just outside Ebbing, Missouri. Right? Does anyone know where Ebbing is?