"The Artist" beat out films from the likes of Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and George Clooney to top honors at the Academy Awards on Sunday -- not bad for a silent, black-and-white French film with no big-name stars.
Producer Harvey Weinstein talks to CNN's Piers Morgan about the success of the film "The Artist."
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Sunday night's Oscar telecast was enough to make you drop your knitting and stare in amazement at the contortions being performed on stage at the none-dare-call-it-Kodak Theater -- and not necessarily by Cirque du Soleil, whose performance was one of the evening's weirder moments.
The silent, black-and-white film "The Artist" took top honors at the Academy Awards on Sunday night, garnering five Oscars for best picture, best directing, best costume design, best original music score and best actor.
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From a wall in Kevin Tent's home office, Mrs. Cohen stares out into the room.
One night earlier this month, I found myself alone at a remote suburban movie theater, miles from my home, seeing "War Horse." I admire Steven Spielberg's movies, and I'd heard raves about the play, but that's not really why I went.
Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" has more nominations, and among the nine contenders for best picture, only "The Tree of Life" has made less money at the box office, but ever since the New York Film Critics Circle named a black and white French silent film the best picture of the year back in November, "The Artist" has been the unlikely frontrunner in the Academy Awards race.
The red carpet is rolled out in preparation for the 84th Academy Awards this Sunday.
Many are nominated, but only a few carry home hardware during Hollywood's awards season. For the rest, the gift bags and beauty suites in the days leading up to the Oscars promise the biggest rewards.
In anticipation of Sunday's Academy Awards telecast on ABC, EW talked to Executive Producer Don Mischer about host Billy Crystal, what went wrong with last year's show, and how challenging it is to wrap the show in three hours.
The director of "The Artist" tells Piers Morgan he had to convince himself a silent, black and white film could work.
Eastman Kodak is trying to end its sponsorship of the Hollywood theater that bears its name and hosts the Academy Awards as part of the photography company's bankruptcy process.
The nominations for the 84th Academy Awards are revealed in Beverly Hills, California.
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A star from Oscar-nominee "The Artist," Uggie the dog is the talk of Tinseltown. CNN's Becky Anderson reports.
Martin Scorsese's "Hugo," with 11 Academy Award nominations, and Golden Globe winner "The Artist," with 10, lead the list of best picture Oscar contenders announced Tuesday.
Actress Michelle Williams talks to Piers Morgan about how emotional it was for her to play Marilyn Monroe.
Celebrities arrive on the red carpet of the 2012 Golden Globes Awards in Los Angeles.
Eddie Murphy announced Wednesday he would not host next year's Academy Awards, one day after colleague and show producer Brett Ratner quit over an anti-gay remark he made over the weekend.
The end of August saw the kickoff of the Venice International Film Festival, which overlaps both Telluride and Toronto. The three kick off the annual film industry frenzy known as awards season. See? Los Angeles does have seasons.
The actor takes over for the tandem of James Franco and Anne Hathaway
Comedian Eddie Murphy will host the Oscars next February, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Tuesday.
While Oscars go to those who do makeup, design costumes and mix sound for movies, those who crash cars, fall from tall buildings and blow things up can't get an Academy Award.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and four city councilmen were fined for ethics violations for receiving gifts worth more than $100 and tickets to Hollywood's hottest awards shows, the city ethics commission voted Tuesday.
Politics is serious business -- but not all the time.
Kunis cracks up, Christian Bale chokes up, and other memorable tidbits from the show
We're born alone, we die alone, and we live through Oscar night alone -- because, let's face it, none of us can stay glued to the screen for all 18 hours, or however long it was, without missing something.
HLN's Brooke Anderson takes a look at the big winners at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.
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The King's Speech is the major winner at 83rd annual Academy Awards
The nominated actress pairs an off-the-shoulder Rodarte dress and matching Tiffany earrings
The story of a king overcoming a speech impediment to lead his people through World War II took top honors at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.
The annual Oscars telecast is a weird combination of fashion show, variety show and industry party. Since the vast majority of viewers around the world will not have seen most of the films nominated for awards, it's no wonder most of their interest lies in seeing what famous people are wearing.
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The legendary actress, who is still hospitalized, is grateful for all the birthday wishes as she turns 79
Less than a week before The Academy Awards, Scarlett Johansson had yet to make a starlet's most scrutinized fashion decision: Her Oscar dress.
The past, present and future of movies is a theme of Sunday's Academy Awards, hosted by James Franco and Anne Hathaway.
Fewer and fewer of us are watching TV without a smartphone, tablet computer or laptop at the ready.
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One of this year's Oscar-nominated documentaries emerged from the middle of a landfill. The world's biggest garbage dump, in fact.
The race for Oscar officially kicks off with the announcement of nominations for the 83rd annual Academy Awards.
A film about a stuttering British monarch, a movie about the founder of Facebook, a sci-fi thriller and a John Wayne classic remake topped the list of movies honored with Oscar nominations announced Tuesday.
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In honor of the Best Picture nominee, Cheryl Cecchetto whips up a sweet drink to make at your own Oscar party
Jennifer Lawrence, the 20-year-old Oscar nominee for Best Actress, is sitting in a fancy Manhattan hotel sipping tea and feeling a little out of place.
After the Academy Awards ceremony in 2010, there was a great deal of hope that the glass ceiling had finally been shattered in Hollywood.
The actor will welcome friends to a bar he's opening in L.A. - and he'll even give a singing performance
Ryan Gosling, Mila Kunis, Andrew Garfield and more all fell short, despite promising buzz
Colin Firth and Helena Bonham Carter help carry King's Speech to 12 nods; 10 for True Grit
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The films earn nine nominations each for the show that proudly honors the "worst achievement in film"
The Screen Actors Guild announces its nominees for the SAG Awards
Natalie Portman is getting a lot of Oscar buzz for her performance in "Black Swan." And while the young actress certainly deserves the attention for the mind-bending role, we're a little concerned that a dud of a movie is about to hit theaters that could distract critics from her performance in the ballet thriller. Her rom-com "No Strings Attached," also starring Ashton Kutcher, is coming out right before the Oscars.
"I could not even begin to fathom their thought process," the actress says of the show's producers
There was a time when movie props were worthless. When a film wrapped, the studio would often recycle props and costumes for use in other films, or sometimes simply throw them away.
Looks like Gwyneth Paltrow might have just thrown away her chance for an Oscar nom next year.
CNN's Christian Purefoy walks the red carpet as Nigeria's stars and filmmakers attend the African Movie Academy Awards.
The final score: David 6, Goliath 3.
U.S. troops in Marjah, Afghanistan, offer their opinion on the Oscar winning film "The Hurt Locker."
Acceptance speech interruptions and historical wins could boost sales for some of this year's best films
We've made our picks of actresses to play Skeeter, Aibileen and Minny. Now make yours!
In his poem "Style," Charles Bukowski says that it's better to do a boring thing with style than a dangerous thing without it.
Producers promise surprises galore at this year's Academy Awards.
The Academy can celebrate a boost in viewership for Sunday's big show
The 82nd annual Academy Awards is one for the history books. CNN's Brooke Anderson reports.
When Alec Baldwin closed out the Academy Awards on Sunday night by slapping director Kathryn Bigelow squarely on the backside, that pretty much said it all.
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With numerous (yet wide-ranging) first-timers, who'll get the popular vote vs. the Academy's
It's Avatar vs. The Hurt Locker, Sandra Bullock vs. Meryl Streep and more
Scarlett and Ryan, Renee and Bradley, Kristen and Rob, Miley and Liam, and Carey and Shia are all due!
Guessing who will win the major awards at Sunday night's Oscars is hardly like picking winning lottery numbers.
Below is the list of nominees for the 82nd annual Academy Awards. The Oscar ceremony will take place on March 7 and will be televised by ABC.
Inspired by this year's Academy Awards, with its new 10 best picture nominees, we picked an equal number of unforgettable gowns from years past. Here are our 10 all-time favorites, with behind-the-seams stories from the designers who created them.
The actress will also be joined by Queen Latifah, John Travolta and more at Sunday's ceremony
"I wanted to make sure everyone in the room was having a great time," says the show's producer Adam Shankman
Ben Stiller and Jason Bateman will also be part of the lineup to hand out awards next month
"Avatar," watch your back. You too, Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep.
Nominees for the 82nd Academy Awards were honored at the annual nominees' luncheon Monday in Beverly Hills, California.
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Producer Jon Landau talks about Oscar nominations for 'Avatar' and what it's like working with director James Cameron.
"It's an honor just to be nominated. ..."
The number of movies nominated for the best picture Oscar will double next year, a move apparently aimed at bolstering sagging ratings for the Academy Awards broadcast.
When you're at home, you can sit back and be critical. When you're inside the theater, the whole show seems to work, especially the big production numbers.
On Academy Awards night, the biggest speculation is still about whose name is in the envelope. But the most-asked question has become, "Who are you wearing?"
Buy a $175,000 package to attend the Oscars and you might buy yourself trouble, lawyers for the Academy Awards warn.
The Oscar-winning actor will unveil the nominations at a news conference on Thursday
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