Oscar Poker took a hiatus last weekend due to the all-but-nonexistent wifi at the Palace Es Saadi, but we’re back on today. The plan is to wait until the recipients of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association awards are announced, or until 1 pm Pacific/4 pm Eastern. The edited program will most likely be up later tonight. Breaking: Sasha Stone has finally seen The Fighter.

French Street, Fairfield, Connecticut — Sunday, 12.12, 9:25 am.

I’m typing this from the home of an old friend in Fairfield, Connecticut. Sunday morning rainstorm outside — cold, soaked, mushy, etc. Warm and toasty inside (as you might expect), two 3G bars, strong black coffee.