The Oscars 2012

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Oscars 2012: The Artist makes a big noise in Hollywood


The silent movie takes five awards including best film, best director and best actor for Jean Dujardin

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Oscars 2012: the awards in quotes

Acceptance speeches, jokes and the occasional gaffe – last night’s Academy Awards in the words of those who were there

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Oscars 2012: the winners in full

Find out who won – and who they beat – in every category

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Benedict Cumberbatch: “The Oscars is overwhelming”

But the Sherlock star says it’s still about work, not glamour, for him…

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Oscars 2012: Angelina Jolie’s right leg gains 11,000 Twitter followers

How will the one-time best supporting actress’s career be affected by the antics of her best supporting limb?

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Oscars 2012: watch Billy Crystal’s best bits

The nine-times host was on sparkling form at last night’s Academy Awards ceremony…

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Christopher Plummer and the oldest Oscar-winning performers

The 82-year-old’s supporting role in Beginners broke the all-time record

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Oscars 2012: Winning Streep – Meryl Streep’s glittering career

A look back at the career of the actress who has won three Oscars and been nominated for a record-breaking 17

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Andrew Collins: The Oscars? No comment

Our Film Editor has literally nothing to say about last night’s results…

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Oscars 2012: Sacha Baron Cohen’s Dictator v Ryan Seacrest

The comic’s latest creation, Admiral General Aladeen, honours the E! News presenter with an interview…

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Andrew Collins on the Oscars – And the loser is

The Academy Awards are here but RT’s film editor is in no mood to celebrate…

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Hugo outshines The Artist with 11 Oscar nominations

Martin Scorsese’s 3D animation leads the pack ahead of the 84th Academy Awards next month

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Oscars 2012: nominations in full

Every category for the 84th Academy Awards is revealed…

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Andrew Collins: Oscars 2012 nominations… The Golden Globes with esteem

Casting an eye over the Oscar nominations 2012 and hoping for a surprise

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The history of Oscar nominations: by numbers

Ahead of this year’s list, here are ten fascinating facts about the Academy Awards

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The Academy denies banning Sacha Baron Cohen from the Oscars

But officials are still worried that the comedian could pull a stunt on the red carpet

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Muppets’ Kermit the frog: Oscars judges are “species-ist”

Muppet stars Kermit and Miss Piggy field questions at the London press conference for their new movie

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Daniel Radcliffe: Harry Potter Oscars snub was “snobbery”

Actor admits “it’s kind of disheartening” that the franchise has been overlooked by the Academy

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Billy Crystal and the most frequent Oscars hosts in history

Now that Eddie Murphy’s stepped aside, Crystal’s place among the Oscars legends is assured

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The 84th Annual Academy Awards

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