2013 Oscar Nominees

Check out Patrick Stoner’s conversations with actors and directors from the Oscar’s 2013 nomination list.

Life of Pi

Ang Lee, the award-winning director, and the star of his acclaimed film The Life of Pi, Suraj Sharma, talk about their grueling pre-shoot efforts. 11 Nominations: Best Picture, Cinematography, Directing, Film Editing, Music (Original Score), Music (Original Song), Production Design, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Visual Effects, Writing (Adapted Screenplay)


Sally Field and Joseph Gordon-Levitt talk with Patrick Stoner about their real-life characters (wife and son) in Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln. 12 Nominations: Actor In a Leading Role (Daniel Day-Lewis), Actor In a Supporting Role (Tommy Lee Jones), Actress In a Supporting Role (Sally Field), Best Picture, Cinematography, Costume Design, Directing, Film Editing, Music (Original Score), Production Design, Sound Mixing, Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Zero Dark Thirty

Patrick Stoner speaks with Jessica Chastain. 5 Nominations: Actress In a Leading Role (Jessica Chastain), Best Picture, Film Editing, Sound Editing, Writing (Original Screenplay).

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Buzkashi Boys

Locally-born-and-raised filmmaker Sam French just arrived back in the States after taking three planes, which took 30 hours from Kabul, Afghanistan. He’s been making films there for four years, and the film he co-wrote and directed, Buzkashi Boys, is a short-list nominee for a 2012 Academy Award as part of the “live action short film” category.

Silver Linings Playbook

Filmed in and around Philadelphia, “Silver Linings Playbook” is based on Matthew Quick’s debut novel of the same name. Marty Moss-Coane speaks with Matthew Quick about his novel, the film adaptation and his popular young adult books. The film received 8 nominations: Actor In a Leading Role (Bradley Cooper), Actor In a Supporting Role (Robert DeNiro), Actress In a Leading Role (Jennifer Lawrence), Actress In a Supporting Role (Jacki Weaver), Best Picture, Directing, Film Editing, Writing (Adapted Screenplay)