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Oscars 2012

Touch of the Light (Niguang feixiang): Dubai Review

The third part of a docu-drama trilogy about a young Taiwanese pianist who was born blind is light-hearted and touching.

‘Obama’s America’ Producer Questions Michael Moore’s Role on Academy’s Governing Board

UPDATED: His doc might have been blackballed due to politics, says Gerald Molen in a letter to Hawk Koch, president of the Academy . "Your film definitely received consideration and it was not ignored," Koch tells Molen.

282 Films Advance in Best Picture Oscar Race

Up to 10 of the films meeting the category's criteria will be nominated for the top prize.

Which Actress With Oscar Buzz Has Better Bombshell Style? (Poll)

"Cloud Atlas" star Halle Berry and "Hitchcock's" Scarlett Johansson compete for the classic bombshell look this awards season.

Oscar Winning Animators Create Interactive Noir for PS3’s WonderBook (Q&A)

Louisiana-based Moonbot Studios has partnered with Sony on an augmented reality experience called "Diggs Nightcrawler."

‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’ Wins Best Literary Adaptation Prize

The Frankfurt Book Fair will honor the film's British director, Stephen Daldry at a ceremony on October 12.

Barfi!: Film Review

Quirky deaf man gets entangled in love triangle in poignant Bollywood romantic comedy.

Doc Filmmakers Face Oscar Deadline

Documentary feature filmmakers must subject their work and supporting materials by Sept. 24.

Midyear Awards Report: Universal (Analysis)

The century-old studio is best known these days for blockbuster franchises but believes "Les Mis" could produce its first best picture Oscar in more than a decade.

Midyear Awards Report: The Weinstein Co. (Analysis)

After the back-to-back picture, director and actor Oscar wins for "The King's Speech" and "The Artist," the awards powerhouse returns with three major contenders from auteurs whose previous films were Academy favorites.

Midyear Awards Report: Focus Features (Analysis)

The Oscar hopes of Universal's specialty division rest on Wes Anderson's summer hit, Bill Murray's FDR, and Joe Wright and Keira Knightley's third collaboration.

Midyear Awards Report: Fox Searchlight (Analysis)

It's still the summer but this indie specialist, famous for creating contenders out of fall festival pickups, is already grooming one in "Beasts of the Southern Wild."