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Oscar Picks / A Night at the Opera

Winning an Oscar, only slightly more glamorous than joining the 10 million mile club like Ryan Bingham in "Up in the Air"... The Chicago Tribune's Michael Phillips joins Adam and Josh for a special Oscars edition of Filmspotting to discuss who will win, who should win... and who should get their name on the side of a plane. Plus, the fourth and final Marx Bros. Marathon movie, "A Night at the Opera."

This episode is presented by Audible.

:00-1:36 - Billboard / Sponsors

1:37-27:14 - Oscar Picks (Pt. 1)

Music: "Skyfall"

28:39-30:32 - Sponsor: Audible

30:33-37:38 - Massacre Theatre

37:39-46:45 - Polls / Notes

46:46-1:03:35 - Marx #4: "Night at the Opera"

Music: "Pi's Lullaby"

1:04:45-1:10:56 - Donations

1:10:57-1:27:13 - Oscar Picks (Pt. 2)

1:27:14-1:30:31 - Close

NOTES

- AK: I definitely think Best Picture is a race between "Lincoln" and "Argo" not "Zero Dark Thirty." ZD30 just feels like, and is, the more 'important' film, which the Academy (rightly or wrongly) typically goes for.

- Audible recommendations: Life of Pi, A Prayer for Owen Meany, and Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho

- Massacre Theatre winner: Adam Wells

LINKS

- Josh's "Night at the Opera" review

- Soderbergh's "Vulture" interview

PARTNERS

- MoviePass

- Fandor.com/Filmspotting

- The Q&A with Jeff Goldsmith- iTunes

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