For the first time ever, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited the Oscar-nominated film composers to conduct suites from their scores. The inaugural show, held at UCLA's Royce Hall on Feb. 27, also featured performances of the nominated original songs. READ MORE
The films in the awards-season hunt include Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine," Matthew McConaughey's "Dallas Buyers Club," Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" and Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave." Does anyone have an edge? READ MORE
The Canadian actress, a sleeper contender in this year's best actress Oscar race, earned laughs for remarks about her co-stars and impressed many with her discussion about the importance of movies about the Holocaust. READ MORE
Brian Percival's adaptation of Markus Zusak's novel about a young girl (Sophie Nelisse) finding solace in books while enduring the horrors of Nazi Germany. Geoffrey Rush and Emily Watson also star in the movie, from 20th Century Fox, due out on Nov. 15.
Based on the beloved bestselling book, THE BOOK THIEF tells the inspirational story of a spirited and courageous young girl who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a new family in World War II Germany.
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