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Palo Alto, United States

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Get the latest news about the 2015 Oscars - which will take place on February 22 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles - including nomination commentary, interviews, as well as Oscars history and trivia.

Language:

English


Episodes

Birdman Wins Big at the Oscars

2/23/2015
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Birdman, the tale of a washed-up superhero actor struggling to revive his career on Broadway has won the Oscar for best picture at today's 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, beating out another hot contender Boyhood. (Checkpoint, RNZ, 2/23/2015)

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: Our Oscars Omnibus 2015

2/22/2015
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On this week's show, all eight Best Picture nominees, strong feelings from all concerned, and the rare feeling that a fistfight might be about to ensue. (Pop Culture Happy Hour, 2/20/2015)

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Oscars 2015: The Frame's Preview of the Academy Awards

2/18/2015
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This program focuses on this year’s upcoming Oscar awards, featuring interviews with Benedict Cumberbatch, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Richard Linklater and others. (The Frame, KPCC, 2/18/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Is 'Whiplash' Really an Adaptation?

1/28/2015
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Academy Award nominations were announced this past Thursday, including a few for "Whiplash" — the psychological thriller about a jazz student and his teacher. On top of being included in the Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor categories, the Academy nominated "Whiplash" for Best Adapted Screenplay. (Off-Ramp, KPCC, 1/16/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Oscar Nomination Special

1/16/2015
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Oscar Nomination Special – AMC Movie News. (AMC, 1/16/2015)

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Academy Award Thesaurus

1/14/2015
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If the directors of Academy Award-winning films used a thesaurus, their movie titles might sound a little snootier. For instance, The Monarch's Soliloquy could be a fancier name for the already-fancy film The King's Speech. In this final round, puzzle guru Art Chung retitles other Oscar Best Picture winners with some five-dollar words. (Ask Me Another. 8/23/2013)

Duration: 00:05:00


Who Oscar-Winning Actors Thank

1/14/2015
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Among others, actors have thanked Oprah, Sidney Poitier and Meryl Streep. According to Slate, Streep was thanked more often than God at the Academy Awards. (Morning Edition, NPR, 2/21/2014)

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