URI TodaySunday, February 26, 2012
URI film professor shares his Oscar picks
In a year that celebrates the art of filmmaking, Tom Zorabedian, the assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Rhode Island and a film professor, says The Artist is the picture to beat at the 84th annual Academy Awards.
It's not, however, the best film, nor is it the best homage to filmmaking among this year’s group, he said.
When making his picks for this year’s Academy Awards, which will air Sunday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. on ABC, Zorabedian said the film that was the greatest achievement was a children’s movie directed by a man known more for making pictures about “the family,” rather than making movies for families -- Martin Scorsese...