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Oscars 2012: The 84th Academy Awards

Feb 27, 2012The Artist and Hugo — two movies about movies — were the two big winners at Sunday night's Oscars. The show itself? Well, with Billy Crystal hosting and a raft of tame reminders about the magic of movies, "cautious" might be the best word.
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Feb 26, 2012 — The Artist won best picture, plus trophies for star Jean Dujardin and director Michel Hazanavicius. Here's the complete list of winners at the 2012 Oscars.
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Feb 26, 2012 — 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 26, 2012 — Photos from the 84th Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet.
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Feb 27, 2012 — Host Michel Martin dishes on the wins, losses, and fashion faux pas of Sunday night's Academy Awards. She checks in with Wesley Morris, film critic for The Boston Globe, and Sheila Marikar, entertainment reporter and producer for ABCNews.Com.
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Feb 27, 2012 — The red carpet looks are almost as exciting as (sometimes more exciting than) the Academy Awards ceremony. Let's dish on some of our favorite and not-so-favorite frocks.
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Feb 26, 2012 — If you're ever tempted to blame the conductor who plays off the long acceptance speeches, you shouldn't — it's the producer's fault.
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Feb 26, 2012 — If you're rolling out your own red carpet tonight, we have tips on how to keep your guests full of Oscar-themed food, drinks and challenging trivia.
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Feb 25, 2012 — Sunday night is Oscar night, and we'll be here for the whole thing.
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Feb 24, 2012 — This week, we talk with NPR film critic Bob Mondello about the Oscars, from our favorite films to the performances we loved.
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