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The Big Screen: 'A Separation,' HBO's 'Luck'

by Stephen Becker 3 Feb 2012 5:00 AM

This week, we discuss Iran’s best foreign film nominee and Dustin Hoffman’s jump to television.


Leila Hatami and Peyman Moadi star in A Separation. Photo: Sony Pictures Classics

This week, Art&Seek’s Stephen Becker and Dallas Morning News movie critic Chris Vognar discuss A Separation, the outstanding Iranian film nominated for best foreign film and original screenplay at this year’s Academy Awards. And we’ll turn our attention for a moment to television to talk about Luck, HBO’s new horse-racing drama starring Dustin Hoffman. Be sure to subscribe to The Big Screen podcast on iTunes. Stream this week’s podcast below or download it.

Dustin Hoffman in HBO's Luck