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Oscar nominations, earthquake myths, director Wong Kar-wai and more




Oscar and his clones at a shop in Hollywood, CA.
Oscar and his clones at a shop in Hollywood, CA.
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Academy Award nominations were announced today! We'll speak with nominee, screenwriter John Ridley. Plus, we'll look at the economics behind Oscar-bait films. Then Senator Barbara Boxer discusses Congress's failure to extend unemployment benefits, California's ongoing struggle with deadly Valley Fever, and Caltech debunks some common earthquake myths. Finally, Director Wong Kar-wai talks about getting "The Grandmaster" to the big screen and much more.