01:12 AM EDT 12/22/2014
12 Years a Slave
Originally posted 03/01/2014 12:10PM
Helen Mirren knows what's it's like to be smiled upon by Oscar, having snagged the Best Actress trophy in 2007 for her astonishing transformation in The Queen.
Originally posted 03/01/2014 09:35AM
If the Oscars are the grand finale of the awards season, then the MTV Movie Awards are the wild after-party.
Originally posted 02/28/2014 03:00PM
The road to Oscar glory can be a long one, but it can also be a trip – maybe even a road trip.
This year's pack of Best Picture nominees span multiple iconic locations across the United States, from the East Coast thrills of The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle to the West Coast melancholy of Her and beyond (Gravity). Follow along on the map above, as we trace the nominees' onscreen locations and origins, and don't be surprised if you find yourself experiencing some wanderlust.
Originally posted 02/27/2014 06:45PM
Inspired by this year's nominated films, our staffers sought out books they were based on (we'll be so smart during Sunday's show!)
Tell us what you think of our choices – and what you're reading.
Originally posted 02/27/2014 05:35PM
Will Gravity outweigh 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle? Can Matthew McConaughey coast to his first win? And will previous winner Cate Blanchett be giving her statuette some company?
Originally posted 02/21/2014 02:00PM
Lupita Nyong'o has not yet gotten used to becoming a tabloid darling, even as her face now graces newspapers and magazines around the world.
Originally posted 02/17/2014 11:00AM
Newcomer Lupita Nyong'o shares her mementos from the 12 Years a Slave set and her favorite performances of the year
Originally posted 02/16/2014 06:10PM
Spoiler alert! If you are going to watch the BAFTA broadcast Sunday night on BBC America and want to be surprised, read no further.
Originally posted 01/22/2014 08:40AM
Kanye West and fiancée Kim Kardashian may be scoping out wedding venues in France to discover the perfect site, but the rapper says he's yet to find the right words to describe his love for their baby.
Originally posted 01/18/2014 08:40PM
First-time SAG nominee Lupita Nyong'o was understandably overwhelmed when she won the award for female actor in a supporting role for her memorable performance in 12 Years a Slave.
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