The Oscar nominations were led by Steven Spielberg's film 'Lincoln' and history was made by actresses Quvenzhané Wallis and Emmanuelle Riva, who are now the youngest and oldest-ever nominees for Best Actress, respectively.
While the gap between 'Amazing' and the last Spider-Man movie is only a few years, reviews for the new version have been fairly positive so far.
Rick Perry's campaign ad 'Strong' – which goes after gays in the military, the 'war on Christmas,' and the ban on prayer in schools in one fell swoop – has 646,000 'dislikes' on YouTube.
Designer stuff is a big part of Oscar weekend – everything from handbags, Mongolian jewelry, vitamins, hand-made chocolates, aluminum art apples, and cosmetics to exotic lodging deals. Hollywood’s glitterati come to see and be seen. And to fill their swag bags.
The Oscar-winning Best Picture has not always been what people expected. Here are five films that defied the odds at the Academy Awards.
Larry McMurtry's life and times as a bookseller.