The Skinny: I'd love to tell you I was at all the hot parties last night. While I was certainly in demand — sorry, Graydon and Madonna — I opted to stay home and watch the way the little people do, which is with a bag of Doritos on my lap. Today's Fix includes all the Oscar recaps and reviews you'll need. Also, the box=office report and the latest on
Daily Dose: Dodger fans who are not Time Warner Cable subscribers won't be totally out of luck if the team's new channel is unavailable from other area pay-TV distributors.
Defying "Gravity." While "Gravity" took home the most Oscar awards including best director for Alfonso Cuarón," "12 Years a Slave" snagged best picture. Also winning big was
Wait til the midnight hour. I selected the extra time option for my recording with the Oscars and the show managed to exceed it. Yes, it was a long broadcast that seemed to take forever to get to the big awards. But, was it "driven sideways into a ditch" by host
While you partied. Not everyone was celebrating in Hollywood yesterday. Many who have the less glamorous jobs in the industry were protesting runaway production and worried about their own futures in the business. More movies and TV shows are being made elsewhere as other states throw big tax breaks at producers. The Los Angeles Times with a look at the human cost of runaway production.
No flight delays. "Non-Stop," the
Still ready to pounce. Although its dream of acquiring Time Warner Cable has fallen short,
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