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Oscar Front-Runners, Led by ‘King’s Speech,’ Enjoying Box-Office Boost

Other awards contenders including "True Grit," "The Fighter" and "Black Swan" are still performing well globally.

5 New Melissa Leo Quotes: Hailee Steinfeld ‘Pimping,’ Helena Bonham Carter ‘Shoving Me’

Oscar frontrunner Melissa Leo says stardom is "oddly fascinating, a little uncomfortable, and tremendous fun." "Sounds like a push-up bra," says interviewer Thelma Adams.

Roger Ebert Picks Oscar Winners: Firth, Rush, Steinfeld, Hooper, Sorkin and ‘Incendies’

Roger Ebert predicts who will win, who ought to, and offers you a chance to win $100,000 real dollars in the Outguess Ebert contest.

Oscar Expert Mark Harris: Ban Actors, Writers From Voting on Sound and Editing

Oscarologist and "Pictures at a Revolution" author Mark Harris has a revolutionary idea: common sense in Oscar voting for sound and editing awards.

Oscar Eligibility Rules: Trickier Than Tax Code?

Limiting the number of producers named on nominated films has proved controversial.

Watch Live Q&A With ‘The Fighter’ Director David O. Russell

Join Back Stage and the SAG Foundation for a free online Q&A with "The Fighter" director David O. Russell.

Melissa Leo on Her Controversial Ads: The Oscars Are About ‘Pimping Yourself Out’

Some say Melissa Leo's sexed-up advertisements will cost her Oscar votes. But she's defiant, and here's why her integrity's still intact.

‘Tangled’ Tops Int’l Box Office for Third Time This Year With $25 Million

UPDATED: "Nothing to Declare" opens at No. 2 with $23 million, while "The Green Hornet" takes third place with $16 million.

Scott Silver, ‘The Fighter’

The first-time Oscar nominee endured four years' worth of ups, downs, budget-cutting, cast changes and a revolving door of writers.

SAG Awards 2011: Christian Bale Surprised On Stage by Dicky Eklund

Backstage, the actor (who played the former professional boxer in "The Fighter"), said he felt "pretty freakin' good" for winning best supporting actor on his 37th birthday.

SAG Awards Winners: ‘King’s Speech’ Tops

Colin Firth and Natalie Portman take top acting awards; "Boardwalk Empire" and "Modern Family" casts sweep the TV categories.

‘The Rite’ Possesses No. 1 Spot at Weekend Box Office With $15 Million

'No Strings Attached' lands at No. 2, while newcomer 'The Mechanic' and holdover 'Green Hornet' are tie for No. 3 spot with $11.5 million.