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Oscars 2011: The 83rd Annual Academy Awards

Feb 28, 2011 — The odds-on favorite won Best Picture and dominated Sunday night's Oscars — but the telecast itself suffered from lackluster hosting, odd musical numbers and disjointed production.
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Feb 27, 2011 — Red carpet commentary from people who can tell the difference between a dress and pants! Wait Wait live blogs the Oscars.
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Feb 28, 2011 — You can learn a lot from Oscar night: apologizing to older viewers, shooting everyone from the side, and always thanking Mom are among the most important lessons.
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Feb 28, 2011 — We eagle eye some of the Academy Award red carpet fashions and add commentary despite the fact that we aren't very fashionable.
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Feb 28, 2011 — The Oscars have all been handed out, and the winners' sound bites are in. In their acceptance speeches and backstage comments, this year's crop of Academy Award winners reveled in the limelight, thanked their mothers, ducked out for drinks and let loose some profanity.
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Feb 26, 2011 — Andy Trudeau returns for his annual review of the Academy Award nominees for Best Film Score. This year, he sorts out compositions for How to Train Your Dragon, Inception, The King's Speech, 127 Hours and The Social Network.
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Feb 27, 2011 — The Oscars will show off various artists' attempts at red-carpet perfection — even as the awards celebrate films that are all about the acceptance of imperfection.
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Feb 27, 2011 — Emil Richards began as a session musician in Los Angeles, working with the likes of Elvis Presley and The Beach Boys. He's best known, however, for his work on thousands of TV and movie soundtracks, from The Addams Family to Mission: Impossible.
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Feb 26, 2011 — The Academy Award show is Sunday night, and excitement is growing. There is one group performing you've probably never heard of: The PS22 Chorus, a fifth-grade glee club from Staten Island.
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Feb 25, 2011 — Ever since he played the role of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network, Eisenberg has been the Hollywood face of online social networking. So we've decided to ask him three questions about hermits.
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