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Quiz: Classical Music in This Winter's Movies

Sunday, March 01, 2015

How much were you paying attention to classical music in this year's crop of award-nominated films? Test your knowledge in our post-Awards Season quiz.
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Slate Culture Gabfest

Decapitated Swan Dress Edition

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens along with Carl Wilson review the Oscars, Bjork's latest album, and weigh in on the audiophile debate. Our sponsors today: Netflix, presenting season three of House of Cards. Starring Kevin Spacey and...

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian's Six Best Political Moments at the Oscars

Monday, February 23, 2015

It was a political night at the Oscars. We'll take your calls on fitting in, "Selma" and the whiteness of the Academy, equal pay and anything else that resonated with you. 

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Studio 360

The Neil Patrick Harris Oscars: A Big Night for the Underdogs

Monday, February 23, 2015

"Birdman" won best picture, Patricia Arquette won best supporting actress, and Neil Patrick Harris didn't totally disappoint in his first shot at hosting the Academy Awards. 
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WQXR Blog

Alexandre Desplat Wins Oscar for Best Original Score with 'Budapest'

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Alexandre Desplat won his first Academy Award after eight nominations, taking home the Best Original Score trophy for “The Grand Budapest Hotel."
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Movies on the Radio

Oscar Nominees and Winners

Saturday, February 21, 2015

David Garland presents some highlights from each of the Oscar nominee's movie scores, plus music from prior winners.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Oscar Bonus: Interviews with the Filmmakers Behind Five Oscar-Nominated Docs

Friday, February 20, 2015

Here are our interviews with the filmmakers behind each of the five feature documentaries nominated for an Academy Award this year. Catch up ahead of Sunday's ceremony!
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The Takeaway

The 2015 Oscars: Who Will Win & Who Should Win

Friday, February 20, 2015

All this week, in the lead up to the Oscars, we've been looking at the films nominated for Best Picture. Today, we talk predictions with our Movie Date Podcast team. 

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The Takeaway

Best Picture Preview: 'Selma'

Thursday, February 19, 2015

All this week, in the lead up to the Oscars, The Takeaway is taking a closer look at some of the films that are nominated for best picture. Today: "Selma." 

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The Takeaway

Best Picture Preview: 'The Imitation Game'

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

All week in the lead up to the Oscars, we're taking a closer look at some of the films nominated for Best Picture. Today, we speak with the writer and director of "The Imitation Game."

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Slate Culture Gabfest

Red Room of Pain Edition

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Stephen Metcalf, Julia Turner, and Dana Stevens discuss 50 Shades of Grey, the legacy of Jon Stewart with Slate's Jamelle Bouie, and misogny on the red carpet.

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Q2 Music

Anything’s Possible: The Wild Imagination of Ennio Morricone

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Today, Q2 Music re-broadcasts its 24-hour celebration of iconic film composer Ennio Morricone. The day is hosted by Movies on the Radio's David Garland.

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The Takeaway

Best Picture Preview: 'The Theory of Everything'

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

All week in the lead up to the Oscars, we're taking a closer look at some of the films that are nominated for best picture. Today: "The Theory of Everything," with director James Marsh.

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The Takeaway

Best Picture Preview: 'Whiplash'

Monday, February 16, 2015

In the lead up to the 2015 Academy Awards, we're taking a closer look at some of the films that are nominated for best picture...with the directors and writers behind the films.

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The Takeaway

The Takeaway Weekender: A Movie Date Special

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Three of this year's Oscar-nominated directors drop by for some exclusive interviews. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Patrick Osborne

Friday, February 13, 2015

On February 13 Patrick Osborne was on the show to discuss his animated short film, "Feast." He is a fan of Father John Misty and Ernest Cline. Find out what else he's a fan of!  

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Studio 360

Damien Chazelle’s “Whiplash”: How to Make a Perfect Movie Before Turning 30

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The writer/director of “Whiplash” came out of nowhere to make a movie that got nominated for Best Picture. 

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Studio 360

Play Awards Bingo: 2015 Oscars Edition

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Watching the Academy Awards tonight? Join Studio 360 and play awards bingo!
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The Takeaway

Controversy Swirls Around Oscar-Nominated Film

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

"Timbuktu" has been nominated for a best foreign picture Oscar this year, but it's also been accused of making apologies for terrorism.  

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WQXR Blog

Biopics Dominate Best Original Score Category

Friday, January 16, 2015

A couple of new nominees join two veteran of the Academy Award’s Best Original Score category that favored biopics this year.
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