Oscar’s Machinations

It's Oscar season again, and we're taking a look behind the scenes, at the campaigns behind the Academy Awards. Here to give us some perspective are three men in the know: Mark Harris, who wrote the cover story for New York magazine, called, “The Red Carpet Campaign,” which will be on newsstands Monday, and he's the author of Pictures at a Revolution.Richard Brody is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of Everything is Cinema. And Daniel Eagan is the author of America’s Film Legacy.