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Watch: All The Oscar Acceptance Speeches From Affleck to Adele


While some unfortunate folk got ushered offstage aggressively by the "Jaws" playoff music (the genius-or-uncalled-for debate continues), the night's biggest Academy Awards winners stole the show with their great speeches...

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A Few Minutes With Feinberg: The Public Performs the Oscar-Nominated Films (Video)

THR’s awards analyst Scott Feinberg asks a cross section of strangers on Rodeo Drive which best pic Oscar nominee would have gotten their vote — and to give him a related line reading.


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Oscars: 'Life of Pi' Tops With 4 Wins; 'Argo' Named Best Picture

UPDATED: “Pi” scores the most wins, including one for director Ang Lee, but the Ben Affleck drama takes the top honor at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Twentieth Century Fox Film/Warner Bros.”Life of Pi” and “Argo”

Life of Pi, Argo and Les Miserables were the big winners at the 85th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday.

Ang Lee's film about a 16-year-old Indian boy adrift at sea with a t...

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How to Fix Oscar's Baffling Snub of Ben Affleck (Analysis)

A write-in vote — not used since the 1930s — could add a mind-boggling twist to the most unpredictable Oscar race in memory.

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This story first appeared in the Jan. 25 issue ofThe Hollywood Reportermagazine.

What the hell is the Academy thinking?

FollowingBen Affleck’s double victory at the Critics’ Choice Awards and the Golden Globes (as both the director and a producer ofArgo

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‘Argo,’ ‘Silver Linings’ Top ACE Eddie Awards


“Argo.”

Continuing full steam ahead into next weekend's Oscar ceremony, "Argo" topped the 63rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards, handed out buy the American Cinema Editors.

"Argo" editor William Goldenberg won in the dramatic category, while Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers won in the comedy or musical category for their work on "Silver Linings Playbook...

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What Really Happened at the Oscars (Analysis)

THR’s awards analyst on Sunday night’s big show and the six months that led up to it.

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Chris Pizzello/Invision/APJennifer Lawrence accepting her best actress Oscar

For prognosticators like me, the 85th Annual Academy Awards was a scary affair. The outcomes of so many of the major categories were up in the air...

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Ben Affleck's 'I Killed My Lesbian Wife' Short Film Emerges Online (Video)

Produced in 1993, the dark comedy attempts to skewer Hollywood, but it’s a long way from “Argo.”

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Ben Affleck

Take heart, aspiring filmmakers: If you feel hopeless and a world away from success when you see Ben Affleck showered with praise on Sunday, just remember that 20 years ago, he produced this.

Long before The Town, prior to Bennifer and Armageddon, even before Good Will ...

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Oscar Contenders Make Final Pitches on Busy Holiday Weekend (Analysis)

THR’s awards analyst on the long weekend’s ceremonies — ACE, CAS, MPSE and WGA — and a tribute to Al Pacino that became a “Silver Linings Playbook” pep rally.

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Courtesy of The Weinstein Co.”Silver Linings Playbook”

With final ballots for the 85th Annual Academy Awards due back to PricewaterhouseCoopers via snail mail, hand delivery or e-vote by 5 p.m. Tuesday, and the Oscars ce...

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Oscars 2013: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain to Present

The “Argo” filmmaker, snubbed in the best director category, will take the stage at the Dolby Theatre on Feb. 24.

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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastainwill present at this year's Academy Awards.

The trio are each nominated for Oscars: Affleck earned a best picture nod as a producer on Argo, for which he was famously snubbed in the bes...

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Watch: All The Oscar Acceptance Speeches From Affleck to Adele


While some unfortunate folk got ushered offstage aggressively by the "Jaws" playoff music (the genius-or-uncalled-for debate continues), the night's biggest Academy Awards winners stole the show with their great speeches...

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