MOVIES | The 82nd Academy Awards: The view from the red carpet

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA—It’s 1:48 p.m. on the day of the Academy Awards and it’s getting busier on the Red Carpet. The fans in the bleachers across from me have been cued to start screaming—it’s show time! Surrounded by an army of gold Oscar statues, the staff and media are busy rehearsing their tasks and assuming their positions. 1:55: Rain begins, but  the spirit is not affected. The show must go on!2:20: Excitement is in the air: the stars are due to arrive. Continue Reading