This Sunday night it’s time to grab a bowl of popcorn and
settle in to watch the Academy Awards. But
first, Vermont Edition helps you prepare for the ceremony.
NPR film critic Bob Mondello talks with host Jane Linholm about the Oscars and the job of a film critic. (Listen)
We talk over the year’s best films with UVM
Film and Television Studies Professor, Hilary Neroni. And we want to hear from you. (Listen)
Also, we visit singer Sanford Sylvan, who teaches voice at Montreal’s
McGill University. His baritone voice is known to many Vermonters
from his involvement in the Green Mountain Opera Festival. And most recently, Sylvan was nominated for a
Emails from listeners–
Donna in Montpelier–
I was thrilled to see this
close-to-perfect independent film get some of the recognition it so
deserves! I hope this will mean that many more people will see it.
Richard Jenkins’s performance is a work of subtle art that everyone who
loves movies should see. And the other performances are excellent as
well – these characters stayed with me long after the film ended. I
wish The Visitor had been nominated for Best Picture, and that the other actors had been nominated as well.
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