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See below for a collection of links for the 2012 Oscar nominations and the 84th Academy Awards show. The nominations were announced Tuesday, Jan. 24, and the Academy Awards ceremony will take place on Feb. 26. Keep checking here for all your Oscar news from now until after the awards are given out. If you think we’re missing important links, share them in the conversations tab.

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Watch: The Oscar 2012 nominations for Best Picture are announced.

Full list of nominees

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Where to watch Oscar-nominated movies

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Find out what Post critics thought of the top flms, and get showtimes for the ones playing now.

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Poitras, who earned Snowden’s trust, reaches biggest audience with ‘Citizenfour’

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The documentary maker, who earned the whistleblower’s trust, reaches her biggest audience.

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Neil Patrick Harris to host next year’s Oscars

Actor Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Academy Awards ceremony in 2015. Harris has hosted the Tony Awards four times and the Emmy Awards twice. He was also awarded an Emmy for hosting the Tony Awards.

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Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: Past winners

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The Twain Prize is America’s funniest awards ceremony. Here are past winners.

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‘Crouching Tiger’ sequel will be released on Netflix and IMAX simultaneously

(Photo by Chan Kam Chuen / Photo by Chan Kam Chuen)

Netflix is getting into the film distribution business, too. Your move, studios.

Richard Gere spotted at Penn Quarter restaurant

Hollywood’s most famous Buddhist dined with his team from from the International Campaign for Tibet.

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Joan Rivers, comedian who skewered everyone, including herself, dies

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Ms. Rivers was enjoyed or endured by millions during her five decades as a comedic performer.

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Honors Class of ’14: Al Green, Tom Hanks, Patricia McBride, Lily Tomlin, Sting

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Al Green, Tom Hanks, Patricia McBride, Lily Tomlin, Sting make up the new class.

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Richard Attenborough, director of ‘Gandhi,’ dies at 90

(Lefteris Pitarakis / AP)

Mr. Attenborough, an acclaimed actor, won the Academy Award for producing and directing “Gandhi.”

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Robin Williams found dead in his home in California. Actor, comedian was 63.

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Marin County coroner’s office said the cause was suspected to be suicide, but an investigation is continuing.

Halle Berry joins list of Oscar winners thriving on TV, but what happens when the small screen doesn’t work out?

Some still think television is “easier” or “a step down” -- but it’s never a guaranteed success.

 

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