The Oscars are over, what did it all mean?

Final thoughts on the awards season and the Oscar telecast from co-hosts John Horn ( and Kyle Buchanana ( They debate Chris Rock's performance as host-- what worked and what didn't. And they look ahead to this coming year in film. What lessons will Hollywood learn from #OscarsSoWhite?
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Breaking down all the best picture nominees

Co-hosts John Horn ( and Kyle Buchanan ( dig deep into the eight nominees for Best Picture, track the arc of their award narratives, and ultimately land on the notion that "The Revenant" will be the likely winner. Subscribe on itunes:

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Pro Tips for Winning Your Oscar Pool

Co-hosts John Horn of The Frame and Kyle Buchanan of give you the pro tips you need to win your Oscar pool. They discuss the BAFTA and WGA awards and debate what they mean in terms of Oscar chances for "The Revenant," "The Big Short," and "Spotlight." But they find themselves in agony while trying to predict the highly competitive category of Best Director. Subscribe to this podcast on itunes:…d1060952322?mt=2

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Why Leo and Brie are leading; Oscar Acceptance Speech Secrets

This week on The Awards Show Show, Vulture's Kyle Buchanan and The Frame's John Horn discuss 'The Revenant' DGA win and divulge secrets from recent Oscar-related events, including advice from Academy members (and Bryan Cranston) on how to deliver the best acceptance speech. Also, our hosts dissect the possible winning narratives behind each of the four acting frontrunners and feature interview clips with Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, and Sylvester Stallone. Subscribe to this podcast on itunes:

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Adam McKay: Overjoyed 'The Big Short' ignites passionate debate

This week on The Awards Show Show, Vulture's Kyle Buchanan and The Frame's John Horn go deep with 'The Big Short' writer-director Adam McKay. The filmmaker reveals the moment when he knew his movie was working in test audiences and why he's overjoyed when he reads the passionate debate it ignites online. Oh, and he's pretty excited about the Oscar nominations too. Also, John and Kyle analyze what the SAG awards reveal about the Best Picture race.

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Sundance smashes and Oscar surprises

Vulture's Kyle Buchanan and KPCC's John Horn are on the ground at the Sundance Film Festival, and they'll discuss a clutch of major movies that could factor into next year's awards race. In the meantime, there's still plenty to say about this year's competition, and John and Kyle debate the Academy's sweeping new changes and mull over the notion of "The Big Short" as the new Best Picture frontrunner. Subscribe the The Awards Show Show podcast on iTunes:

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How can the Oscars be fixed?

Co-hosts Kyle Buchanan ( and John Horn (The Frame) take a deeper dive into the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and debate what the Motion Picture Academy can do to improve the awards, make the Academy membership — and the film business — more inclusive, and make a stronger Oscars telecast in the process. Subscribe to this podcast on itunes: