This year's show reverted to a Depression-era follies attempting to distract a nation bogged down in wallet woes.
Amy Argetsinger reports from the red carpet as the stars, from Taraji P. Henson to Melissa Leo, walk the "Oscar runway."
Why do certain actors move us and others leave us cold? Dissecting the elements in a truly Oscar-worthy performance.
Handicapping the competition in the major categories and naming the nominees who just might win on Oscar night.
A look at nominees who appeared onscreen briefly, and others who were nominated posthumously.
Post film critic Ann Hornaday and washingtonpost.com's Jen Chaney discuss who may win at this year's Academy Awards.
Find nominated movie showtimes.