Some final tidbits from backstage at the Oscars 2014:
-- Spike Jonze, clutching his Original Screenplay Oscar for “Her,” said he wasn’t necessarily foretelling the future with his film about a lonely man who falls in love and carries on a relationship with his computer operating system. “I have no idea,” he said. “I think anything is going to happen and everything’s going to happen.”
Was he trying to issue some sort of warning about where rampant technology could lead? Not necessarily, it seems. “We’re 13 billion years into this universe,” Jonze said, “and there’s billions of years after this. So who knows?”
-- Asked what it meant to be only the second...