The Cube Critics make their Oscar picks for best picture and best director

Argo
Ben Affleck as Tony Mendez, center, in "Argo," a rescue thriller about the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis.
AP Photo/Warner Bros., Claire Folger

Minnesota Public Radio's Euan Kerr and Stephanie Curtis welcome Star Tribune film critic Colin Covert to discuss the Oscar's best-picture and best-director nominations in this week's Cube Critics.

Stephanie and Euan will be live blogging the entire Academy Awards extravaganza on MPRNews.org. Red carpet coverage is expected to begin around 6 p.m. CT, and the Oscar ceremony, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, will start at 7:30 p.m. on ABC-TV.

"The Cube Critics" was created and produced by Chris Roberts. "The Cube Critics" theme was written by Chris Roberts and produced by Marc Sanchez. Music performed by Marc Sanchez and Chris Roberts.

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