After months of speculation, maneuvering, campaigning, champagning, Q&Aing and ever so much more, the 2013-14 awards season is done, done, done, and in this week’s podcast, Deadline Awards Columnist Pete Hammond and host David Bloom wrap up the winners and notable moments from this years Academy Awards ceremony. They’ll look at which studios (hint, the initials are W and B) and stars were big winners, why 12 Years a Slave is a lot like The Godfather, and why The Hammond Rule proved so durable throughout the season.
Pete and David also review the Oscar Lite ceremony that was Saturday’s Independent Spirit Awards, with winners in nearly every award exactly tracking the Oscar wins.
Pete also gives his take on the weekend’s notable movie debuts, including Wes Anderson’s latest distinctively quirky comedy, The Grand Budapest Hotel; the delightful showbiz documentary Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me; and slightly creepy tale of romantic obsession The Face of Love, featuring Annette Bening, Robin Williams and Ed Harris.
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