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85th Academy Awards preview

February 22, 2013

GUESTS: PIERS MARCHANT, MATTHEW QUICK and SAM FRENCH

The 85th Academy Awards are this Sunday, February 24th, and we’re going to listen back to Marty’s interviews with local connections to two nominated films: writer MATTHEW QUICK, whose debut novel was the source of “The Silver Linings Playbook,” which has eight nominations, including “Best Director” and “Best Picture;” and Kabul-based filmmaker, SAM FRENCH, who co-wrote and directed “Buzkashi Boys,” which is nominated for the “live action short film” category. And first, film critic PIERS MARCHANT joins us for an in-studio Oscar preview.

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