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Chicagoist Weekend Theater: Siskel & Ebert Debate The Oscars Live [In 1990]

By Jon Graef in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 2, 2014 8:30PM

Check out the duds on late, great Chicago film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert as they host their "If We Picked The Winners" Oscar Special, shot live-to-tape in front of a live audience on March 24, 1990, at Disney/MGM studios in Florida. The show is not about predications, but, rather, debating who should win if Siskel & Ebert had their druthers. Quite the time capsule, perfect for watching before today's big ceremony.

The video was tweeted out by the Life Itself Twitter account, and we've embedded the video below.