Quvenzhané Wallis, nominated for best actress for “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”
Movie stars, fashion, a musical finale with Kristen Chenoweth… it must be the Oscars! This Sunday brings us the biggest awards show of all, when anything can happen from streakers to one-handed push ups. KQED’s Forum with Michael Krasny hosted a bevy of movie critics to preview this year’s show. Click on the link below to listen to Leonard Maltin, Ty Burr and Sura Wood discuss whether the Oscars are still relevant, whether a six-year-old can really act, and why Lincoln is a “big giant piñata of Oscarness.”
Amanda Stupi is the Engagement Producer for KQED’s daily public affairs program Forum. In that role she turns the information shared during the hour-long call-in show into web-friendly content. Her writing has been featured throughout KQED.org, including on KQED Arts and News Fix as well as on MLB.com, Hyphen Magazine and the San Francisco Examiner. Her radio work has aired on The California Report and Talk of the Nation. Stupi runs the @KQEDForum Twitter account and Forum Facebook account. Her personal Twitter account is @FiftyCentHotdog. She believes that Hostess products get a bad rap and that cereal can save the world.
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