The People vs. Oscar
About This Show
What's better: The Highest Grossing Movie of the Year or The Oscar Winning Best Picture?
Join film fanatics and former college roommates Matt Furtado and Chris James as they start from the beginning of time (1927/28) and watch every Best Picture winner and Worldwide Top Grossing Film of each year. Each week, we will vote on who got it right, The People or Oscar!
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Most Recent Episode
1982 - "E.T." vs. "Gandhi"
It's blockbuster vs. biopic this week at the People vs Oscar.
Steven Spielberg's box office champion "E.T. The Extra Terrestrial" won over hearts and wallets as it became the highest grossing movie of its time and even got a Best Picture nomination. It lost, however, to "Gandhi," Richard Attenborough's 3 hour epic on Mahatma Gandhi that spanned over 50 years of his life. Which film wins out in the end? Listen to find out.Read more »