An Oscar worthy Monday on the Morning News. Click the link above to listen to Oscar recaps and more…
An Oscar pool is an Oscar pool, and it’s not usually the big, headlining categories that count so much as the little, technical, specialty, “Birdman isn’t nominated here” categories. Those are the categories where making uneducated guesses will throw a big, gold-plated wrench into your plans to win that $7 prize at your Academy Awards party of choice.
Radio.com profile all five nominees for Best Actress at the 2015 Academy Awards.
The Oscars are often a den of crazy, from rambling speeches and mangled names to some truly terrible host routines. But do you remember Sacheen Littlefeather? Or the streaker?
With the Academy Awards around the corner, here’s a look at which sports personalities would win which awards this Sunday.
Of the eight films nominated for Best Picture at the 2015 Oscars, only one was a blockbuster. In case you missed some of them, here’s our take on all of them.
Now that the Super Bowl is behind us, let’s talk about a different type of spectacle, The Oscars.
I said it last year, and it applies in full right now: “For the last few years, I’ve pointed out that winning your Oscar pool in some ways depends on being smart about your selections […]
An Academy Award nomination is an incomparable stamp of approval for any film — and for an indie feature coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, in some cases, it’s a downright miracle.
With only eight films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, we point out five additional films that deserved a spot in this prestigious Academy Award category.
A busy Friday morning on WCCO….click the link above to hear Bill Pending, and other highlights from Friday’s show.
Listen to the Oscar nominations as they are announced, plus shocking news on Target. All on the PODCAST PAGE for Dave Lee. Click the link above to head there.
It hasn’t been a great week for former Minneapolis cab driver turned movie star Barkhad Abdi. First he lost the Academy Award, and now a new report says Abdi is “dead broke.” According to the New Yorker, Abdi only made $65,000 from his role as the Somali pirate leader in “Captain Phillips.”
The thing about throwing an Oscar party — even an impromptu, informal one — is that it’s really tough to actually keep track of the show itself, what with making the cocktails and distributing the ballots and tipping the pizza delivery person.
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Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. Throughout February, Mike’s learning some cocktail recipes from Nicollet Island Inn’s bartender Troy Jurgens. This week’s selections will provide the perfect accompaniment to your Oscar party. And one’s even safe for the kids.
It’s not exactly the mirror opposite of the situation we had last year at the Academy Awards, but most pundits seem to agree that whereas last year’s best picture frontrunner Argo left the best director […]
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. If you want entertainment, you can take a polar plunge, see your favorite Disney characters or watch the Oscars in style.
Barkhad Abdi, the Somali immigrant who was a Twin Cities limo driver before playing a pirate in “Captain Phillips,” won an award at the British Academy Awards over the weekend. Abdi was named best supporting actor, edging Michael Fassbender in “12 Years a Slave” and Bradley Cooper in “American Hustle.”
For the last few years, I’ve pointed out that winning your Oscar pool in some ways depends on being smart about your selections in the short film categories. That everyone usually has a pretty solid idea of what’s going to win in the major races is mostly a given. Down ballot? A whole ‘nother ball game.
Will “12 Years A Slave,” nab the top prize at the Academy Awards? Click the link to hear Dave’s extended interview with Bill Pohlad.
Minnesota will be represented at the Oscars…..click the above link to hear this weeks RASH REPORT!.
Minnesota will be well represented at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony. The most notable is former Minneapolis limo driver Barkhad Abdi, who was discovered by the producers of Captain Phillips. Abdi, who had never acted before, is nominated for Best Supporting Actor.