Academy Awards http://kplu.org en Oscar nominations: 'Lincoln' leads the pack, but where is Kathryn Bigelow? http://kplu.org/post/oscar-nominations-lincoln-leads-pack-where-kathryn-bigelow It turns out that if you ask the Academy at large who are the best directors, you get a very different answer from the one you get if you ask the Directors Guild of America (DGA). The DGA nominations a couple of days ago went to Ben Affleck for <em>Argo</em>, Kathryn Bigelow for <em>Zero Dark Thirty</em>, Tom Hooper for <em>Les Miserables</em>, Ang Lee for <em>Life Of Pi</em>, and Steven Spielberg for <em>Lincoln</em>.<p>But when the Oscar nominations came out Thursday morning, of those five, only Lee and Spielberg made the cut. Thu, 10 Jan 2013 18:08:27 +0000 Linda Holmes 7529 at http://kplu.org Oscar nominations: 'Lincoln' leads the pack, but where is Kathryn Bigelow? At the Oscars http://kplu.org/post/oscars <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-953939.mp3</p><p>And the winner is&hellip;</p><p>Music and movies have pretty much always gone together. What would <i>Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid </i>be without &ldquo;Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head&rdquo;? Try to imagine <i>The Wizard of Oz </i>without &ldquo;Over the Rainbow&rdquo;. Or <i>Blue Velvet</i> without &ldquo;Blue Moon&rdquo;. Okay stop imagining now.</p><p>It doesn&rsquo;t take a good movie to produce an Oscar winning song. For example, <i>The Poseidon Adventure </i>produced the Oscar winner &ldquo;The Morning After&rdquo;, and <i>Towering Inferno</i> gave us &ldquo;We May Never Love Like This Again.&rdquo;</p><p> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:15:10 +0000 John Kessler & John Maynard 848 at http://kplu.org At the Oscars