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Oscars 2012: TOH! Readers Poll Results -- Snubbed Fassbender Beats Dujardin; Love for 'Tree of Life'

The results of our TOH! Readers Poll for Oscars 2012 are in and one thing is clear: Your taste is very different from that of the Academy.  Take a look at the winners below.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 27, 2012 7:44 PM
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Oscar Wrap 2012: Highlights, Videos, Dresses & Party Pictures

The Oscar telecast was up 4% from last year's viewership, but most still seemed underwhelmed by the show, which was short by Oscar standards, just seven minutes over the three-hour mark -- the consensus was that it could have been trimmed more.
  • By Anne Thompson & Sophia Savage
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  • February 27, 2012 6:15 PM
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Video: Oscar-Winning Short 'Saving Face' Debuts on HBO March 8

The Oscar winner for Best Documentary Short, "Saving Face," will debut on HBO March 8. On the Oscar red carpet, I spoke to filmmakers Daniel Junge and Pakistani Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy -- the first Pakistani to be nominated for an Oscar, much less win one
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 27, 2012 4:29 PM
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Oscar Winners: Complete List

The winners are in bold.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 27, 2012 12:06 AM
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Backstage with Oscar Winners: 'Hugo' and 'The Artist' Win Five; 'Iron Lady,' Two UPDATED

It was "Hugo" vs. "The Artist" during a long night at The Oscars. And in the end they both got the same number of wins: five. But the French black-and-white silent homage to Hollywood, "The Artist," the first film since 1929 to win Best Picture, also won Director, Actor, Costume and Score.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 26, 2012 8:55 PM
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Final Oscar Predictions

After the nominations, it looked like a neck-and-neck race for the Oscar, as Martin Scorsese's 3-D "Hugo" and silent black-and-white film "The Artist" led the field of contenders. "Hugo" collected eleven nominations and more technical categories, while "The Artist" collected ten, including acting nominations for Best Actor Jean Dujardin (who has since won SAG and BAFTA) and Supporting Actress Berenice Bejo.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 26, 2012 4:25 PM
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Oscar Weekend Box Office Analysis: Not Much Juice Left

This is the final weekend for most of the Oscar contenders to earn money from moviegoers. Their combined gross will be under $10 million, making it the weakest total for the three days leading up to the Oscars in years (last year was $14 million).
  • By Tom Brueggemann
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  • February 26, 2012 4:06 PM
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Oscars 2012: TOH! Readers Poll -- Pick Your Winners!

Here's your chance to pick (not predict) your Oscar winners. Vote in the polls below for each of the major categories. We threw in a few wild cards for the Best Actress and Best Actor races to keep it interesting. We'll report the winners next week.
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  • February 26, 2012 12:30 PM
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Film Independent Spirit Awards: Complete List of Winners

As expected, "The Artist" dominated Saturday's Independent Spirit Awards, winning four awards for best feature, director, actor and cinematography. The drama was getting "The Artist" creative team via police escort to the event from a delayed flight from Paris, where the film won six Cesars.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 25, 2012 7:16 PM
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Live Backstage at the 2012 Indie Spirit Awards: 'The Artist' Dominates; Williams No Longer 'Susan Lucci' of Spirit Awards

TOH! is live backstage at the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Check back for updates as the winners accept their awards and meet the press.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • February 25, 2012 3:53 PM
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