Now, when it comes to the Academy Awards, we can't take the kinds of Grammy-winning credit that we did for, say, St. Vincent earlier this month. But we can point to a great collection of smart conversations about film in 2014 that included more than a few big nominees. Listen back here, and stay tuned to see who grabs the coveted statue of a golden guy this Sunday, February 23.
The 'Whiplash' Of Artistic Success (October 24, 2014) [Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing]
Battling To Save The Endangered Gorillas Of 'Virunga' (November 18, 2014) [Best Documentary]
From Marches To Movies, The 'Selma' Story Today (January 15, 2015) [Best Picture, Best Song]
What 'American Sniper' Gets Right – And Wrong – About War (January 30, 2015) [Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing]