The Cinema Show

All about Oscar

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26 February 2016

Episode 12

30 minutes

How did the Oscars make it to the top of the awards-show heap? We trace the backstory of cinema’s shiniest show and ask whether it’s time to reassess its place in the cinematic calendar. Plus: from Sophia Loren to Giulietta Masina, how Italy stormed the best foreign-language category.

26 February 2016

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