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Movie Critics: A Look At The Oscars

The 85th annual Academy Awards are now history. Hollywood’s most glamorous event was yet another extravaganza of self-congratulation. We take a look at favorites slighted and just rewards reaped.  And we discuss the significance of Seth MacFarlane performance as host.  Movie critics Russ Simmons, Marie Asner and John Tibbots take us through the Oscars and this moth's latest releases.

Movies reviewed this week:
IDENTITY THIEF (R) -- 2.5 out of 5
SIDE EFFECTS (R) -- 3.5 out of 5
AMOUR (PG-13) -- 4.5 out of 5
BEAUTIFUL CREATURES (PG-13) -- 2.5 out of 5
A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD (R) - 2.5 out of 5
SAFE HAVEN (PG-13) -- 2.5 out of 5
SNITCH (R) -- 3 out of 5
BLESS ME, ULTIMA (PG-13) -- 2.5 out of 5
JACK THE GIANT SLAYER (PG-13) -- 3 out of 5

Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer, Media Training Manager and now the Community Engagement Manager at KCUR. You can reach him at Matthew@kcur.org, or on Twitter @MLMIndustries.
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