Oscar Best Picture Recap: Who Will Win the 2015 Academy Award?

CBS San Francisco

By Brian Ives, Radio.com

This year’sBest Picture nomineesat the 87th annualAcademy Awardsare a mixed bag of art films, films about art, films about fictional countries and films about real people, some of which look at unflattering aspects of heroes and at ugly points in American history.

Related:Five 2015 Academy Award Best Picture Snubs

They’re all great films, butonly one of the nominees was among 2014’s top grossers, and some of them may have left theaters before you had a chance to check them out.

Belowis our rundown of the nominees. (NOTE:Some trailers are NSFW.)


American Sniper

The only nominated film to land in theten top-grossing films released in 2014,Sniperis also the only non-fiction film in the top ten. The rest were adaptations of books, comic books or toys. It was also probably the most divisive Best Picture nominee…

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In the wake of last night’s 6-5 loss to the Rangers, the Islanders now own the 24th-ranked goals-against average in the league. The six teams below them are Toronto, Columbus, Dallas, Arizona, Edmonton, and Buffalo. Which is not a great place to be, even if you do control possession, score a lot of goals and win a lot of games, like the exciting, young Isles most certainly do.

Suffice to say, Halak, an All-Star Game replacement for Jimmy Howard, did not play like an All-Star last night against the Rangers. And statistically speaking, despite all the nice things that have been written about him, he’s not actually having a very good season. Out of…

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Cartoon Network

Nessa cena de um episódio de Johnny Bravo que foi ao ar no Cartoon Network em 27 de abril de 2001, um cartaz de cinema parece mostrar uma torre queimando com uma nuvem de fumaça e as proféticas palavras “EM BREVE”.