'The Hurt Locker' was a no-brainer, but things got tense deciding Best Screenplay.
Mindless violence is still a-okay with the MPAA, but smoking a joint is cause for alarm.
Plus: Find out why everyone used to call Ian McKellen "Oscar." (Hint: It wasn't because he was grouchy.)
Parade probably makes everyone sound this dumb, but it's especially funny when it's Alec.
Plus: Anthony Hopkins! Meryl Streep's Daughter! Mario Lopez!
Plus: Meryl Streep no fan of making herself presentable.
It's even more somber than the last trailer.
We might be getting soft in our old age, but this looks pretty good!
Plus: Is watching Anne Hathaway in 'Rachel Getting Married' really like getting a colonoscopy?
Plus: Banana Hands finally gets his own reality show.
Looks like Meryl Streep won't be guesting on '30 Rock' after all.
Which means that Meryl could end up with more Emmys than Oscars.
'Sister Peggy, she was policing those bonnets.'
Will doubts over the veracity of their shilling hurt them at Oscar time?
Plus: Stan Lee's gay-superhero show is a go!
'Literally, when he touches my ass, we decided that a couple days before the show,' says Gummer.
Could seeing 'Mamma Mia!' in a theater have been slightly worse? Yes, astoundingly.
Plus: Wait, who did Quentin Tarantino just cast in 'Inglorious Bastards'?
A handful of 'Wire' vets join Simon's New Orleans–set HBO pilot.
Plus: Jerry Ferrera would stand by Adrian Grenier, even if he were a garbage man.
"We don't do contemporary poets at the Academy of American Poets," said Streep. "Because if you say one name, then somebody else has their nose out of joint. "
Plus industry news on Jaime Pressly, Shekhar Kapur, Jennifer Aniston, and U2.
What does Vulture pick as our Best Picture 2009 nominees?