Tuesday, Jan. 25
83rd Annual Academy Awards
During depressions and recessions, good times and bad, Americans go to the movies. With 1.3 billion movie tickets sold, 2010 was another banner year for Hollywood. And it’s precisely that infatuation with the big screen, that makes the Academy Awards one of the year’s truly momentous events. Well the frenzy got started this morning as the nominees for the 83rd annual Oscars were announced in Los Angeles. And here to talk snubs, surprises and predictions are WGBH’s Jared Bowen and Thomas Doherty, film buff and American studies professor at Brandeis University.
See all of this year's nominations