OSCARS: Akron Beacon Journal pop culture writer Rich Heldenfels reviews the 86th Academy Awards

AKRON, Ohio - Rich Heldenfels of the Akron Beacon Journal gives his thoughts on the 86th Academy Awards. Click the video player to see what he had to say about the winners and losers.


Heldenfels is the pop culture writer for the Akron Beacon Journal. He does weekly movie reviews for the NewsChannel5 Saturday morning newscast.

He has worked at the Beacon Journal since 1994. He is a member and  past president of the Television Critics Association. He is the author of several books including "Cleveland TV Memories," "Television's Greatest Year: 1954" and co-author of "Ghoulardi: Inside Cleveland TV's Wildest Ride."

Read more from Heldenfels' Blog here

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