Oscars: When "Best Picture" Isn't the Year's Best Movie

>
Atlantic Culture Channel columnist Alyssa Rosenberg and Atlantic.com contributor Latoya Peterson do Bloggingheads to discuss the topic of the weekend: The Oscars. They stay away from making predictions (for those, click here) and instead focus on broader issues like whether the Academy recognizes films with realistic takes on race and the history of science-fiction films at the Oscars. In this clip, they talk about whether the Best Picture award really goes to the best movie of the year— click here to watch the entire video.

Presented by

Eleanor Barkhorn is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

How a Psychedelic Masterpiece Is Made

A short documentary about Bruce Riley, an artist who paints abstract wonders with poured resin

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register with Disqus.

Please note that The Atlantic's account system is separate from our commenting system. To log in or register with The Atlantic, use the Sign In button at the top of every page.

blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

How a Psychedelic Masterpiece Is Made

A short documentary about Bruce Riley, an artist who paints abstract wonders with poured resin

Videos

Why Is Google Making Skin?

Hidden away on Google’s campus, doctors are changing the way people think about health.

Video

How to Build a Tornado

A Canadian inventor believes his tornado machine could solve the world's energy crisis.

Video

A New York City Minute, Frozen in Time

This short film takes you on a whirling tour of the Big Apple

Video

What Happened to the Milky Way?

Light pollution has taken away our ability to see the stars. Can we save the night sky?

More in Entertainment

Just In