A French director produced The Artist with French actors, but the movie that won for Best Picture was shot entirely here in Los Angeles. How did Harvey Weinstein come up with yet another winner? The Best Foreign Language Film, A Separation (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin), was shot by Iranians in Iran, but the biggest celebrations might have been among expats here. We hear about the reception in Iran and Los Angeles. Also, the price continues to rise as the second round of bidders to buy the Dodgers is being evaluated. We hear who's still in the game. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, will the US have to evaluate its strategy for pulling troops out of Afghanistan.
Banner image: Asghar Farhadi (L), director of A Separation, and the cast arrive on the red carpet for the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (From 2nd L-R) Peyman Maadi, unidentified, Leila Hatami and unidentified guest. Photo by Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images