Academy Awards

Fishko Files

Kingdom of Oscar

Sunday, February 24, 2013

I’m rooting for one of my favorite films of last year, “Moonrise Kingdom,” to get the best screenplay Oscar.

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Fishko Files

Edith Head

Sunday, February 24, 2013

The Motion Picture Academy has recently created an official “Costume Designer’s Branch” of the organization, for the first time.  That seems a good reason to hear more about legendary Costume Designer Edith Head, whom WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us is still the most Oscar-nominated, Academy Award-winning woman in Oscar history.

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The Takeaway

Oscars Countdown!

Friday, February 22, 2013

We’re just two days away from the Oscars, and we’re pleased to announce that our very own Movie Date team, Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer, are hosting their first hour-long special for the public radio airwaves called "Oscar…Totally Naked." To give you a flavor of what their special includes, Rafer and Kristen share some highlights.



Bettye LaVette, Oscars Preview, Gabriel Kahane

Monday, December 03, 2012

Iconic R&B singer Bettye LaVette tells all in her dramatic new memoir. Melena Ryzik of the New York Times' Carpetbagger column on this year's Oscars season. And Gabriel Kahane performs in the studio.