March 28, 2014
On Oscar night, Kenneth Turan and Robin Abcarian offered live analysis of the 86th Academy Awards during the commercial breaks. Here’s a look back at what they said.
The challenges of hosting the Oscars and how to assess the year in movies.
Jared Leto wins for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club." Plus, how was Ellen's opening monologue?
The appeal of "Frozen." Plus, "20 Feet From Stardom" and "The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life" win for documentary feature and short, respectively.
On the spectacular filmmaking in Italy's "The Great Beauty."
Lupita Nyong'o's powerful performance in "12 Years a Slave."
"Gravity" throws its weight around. Plus, a discussion of the Ellen selfie and the pizza stunt.
"The Great Gatsby" looked great, but ...
Remembering those who died.
Singing the praises of "Let It Go" from "Frozen." Plus, why some actors and films get overlooked at awards time.
A look at the work of John Ridley ("12 Years a Slave") and Spike Jonze ("Her").
On the talented and always inventive Alfonso Cuaron ("Gravity").
The night closes out with victories for "12 Years a Slave," Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey.
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