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The Year in Film


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Director Ryan Coogler arrives at the premiere of "Fruitvale Station" on June 17, 2013 in Los Angeles.
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Director Ryan Coogler arrives at the premiere of "Fruitvale Station" on June 17, 2013 in Los Angeles.

It's still three months until the Academy Awards, but there's already Oscar buzz around movies like "12 Years A Slave," "Gravity," "Fruitvale Station" and "American Hustle," just to name a few. We talk about Oscar contenders, indie favorites and holiday blockbusters with Leonard Maltin and other film critics.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Leonard Maltin, film critic, historian and bestselling author
  • Michael Fox, film critic and journalist for KQED Arts and other outlets, curator and host of the ongoing CinemaLit program on Friday nights in downtown San Francisco
  • Sura Wood, freelance arts journalist and film critic contributing to a variety of publications, including Hollywood Reporter, San Francisco Arts Monthly and the San Jose Mercury News

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Movies Recommended by Guests and Listeners

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About Time

The Act of Killing

American Hustle

Before Midnight

Blue is the Warmest Color

Blue Jasmine

The Book Thief

Captain Phillips

Dallas Buyers Club

Ender's Game

Enough Said

Fruitvale Station

Gravity

Her

Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Inequality for All

Inside Llewyn Davis

The Intouchables

Kill Your Darlings

Kon-Tiki

Mud

Nebraska

Pawn Shop Chronicles

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Side Effects

Short Term 12

Stories We Tell

Twelve Years a Slave

Wadjda

What Maisie Knew

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