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  • Keira Knightley stars in the recent film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel Anna Karenina, nominated in four categories. Keira is as radiant loving us here as she is loving Count Vronsky. (http://n.pr/TSU8DC)
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    Keira Knightley stars in the recent film adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic novel Anna Karenina, nominated in four categories. Keira is as radiant loving us here as she is loving Count Vronsky. (http://n.pr/TSU8DC)
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  • Producer Reginald Hudlin's film Django Unchained is up for five awards including Best Picture. While we didn't have a gold statuette for him, Hudlin was happy to show NPR some love with something a little less shiny. (http://n.pr/12Ht1lf)
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    Producer Reginald Hudlin's film Django Unchained is up for five awards including Best Picture. While we didn't have a gold statuette for him, Hudlin was happy to show NPR some love with something a little less shiny. (http://n.pr/12Ht1lf)
    Angie Hamilton-Lowe/NPR
  • Once upon a time Pixar had no female lead characters, that is until Brave hit theaters last year. Producer Katherine Sarafian and actress Kelly Macdonald talked about the movie, now nominated for animated feature film, on Morning Edition. No fairy tales here: Sarafian and Macdonald heart NPR. (http://n.pr/LajBTt)
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    Once upon a time Pixar had no female lead characters, that is until Brave hit theaters last year. Producer Katherine Sarafian and actress Kelly Macdonald talked about the movie, now nominated for animated feature film, on Morning Edition. No fairy tales here: Sarafian and Macdonald heart NPR. (http://n.pr/LajBTt)
    Melissa Kuypers/NPR
  • Screenwriter Damon Lindelof, known for his work on TV hit Lost, recently took on the sci-fi thriller Prometheus, nominated for its visual effects. We're thrilled Lindelof took a turn in front of the camera to show love for NPR. (http://n.pr/KC6u3n)
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    Screenwriter Damon Lindelof, known for his work on TV hit Lost, recently took on the sci-fi thriller Prometheus, nominated for its visual effects. We're thrilled Lindelof took a turn in front of the camera to show love for NPR. (http://n.pr/KC6u3n)
    Melissa Kuypers/NPR
  • Anthony Hopkins takes on the role of legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in Hitchcock, nominated for makeup and hairstyling. The actor talked to NPR Host Scott Simon on Weekend Edition last year, and couldn't leave without sharing the love.
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    Anthony Hopkins takes on the role of legendary filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock in Hitchcock, nominated for makeup and hairstyling. The actor talked to NPR Host Scott Simon on Weekend Edition last year, and couldn't leave without sharing the love.
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  • Malik Bendjelloul's film Searching for Sugar Man is nominated for best documentary feature. The director talked to NPR Host Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation about the film's musical influences and flashed us a little love. (http://n.pr/XZpTNs)
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    Malik Bendjelloul's film Searching for Sugar Man is nominated for best documentary feature. The director talked to NPR Host Neal Conan on Talk of the Nation about the film's musical influences and flashed us a little love. (http://n.pr/XZpTNs)
    Angie Hamilton-Lowe/NPR
  • Here he is, the master of ceremonies for Sunday's big bash. Funnyman Seth MacFarlane is serious about his NPR love too. Did you know the Ted writer-director also wrote lyrics for the film's song, "Everybody Needs A Best Friend," nominated in the music - original song category? (http://n.pr/LJhGvU)
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    Here he is, the master of ceremonies for Sunday's big bash. Funnyman Seth MacFarlane is serious about his NPR love too. Did you know the Ted writer-director also wrote lyrics for the film's song, "Everybody Needs A Best Friend," nominated in the music - original song category? (http://n.pr/LJhGvU)
    Melissa Kuypers/NPR
  • John C. Reilly voices the title character in Wreck-It Ralph, which is nominated for best animated feature film. Though his character is a video-game bad guy who wants to be good, Reilly showed us he's one of the good guys with his love for NPR. (http://n.pr/U6Pu3V)
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    John C. Reilly voices the title character in Wreck-It Ralph, which is nominated for best animated feature film. Though his character is a video-game bad guy who wants to be good, Reilly showed us he's one of the good guys with his love for NPR. (http://n.pr/U6Pu3V)
    Melissa Kuypers/NPR
  • Life of Pi Director Ang Lee earned high honors from the Academy this year with a Best Director nomination, but we'll also give him props for sharing some real love for NPR. (http://n.pr/SUYV6V)
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    Life of Pi Director Ang Lee earned high honors from the Academy this year with a Best Director nomination, but we'll also give him props for sharing some real love for NPR. (http://n.pr/SUYV6V)
    Melissa Kuypers/NPR
  • Leading man George Clooney showed NPR some love after his interview last year on All Things Considered where the actor talked about his role in The Descendants. He made this year's Oscar shortlist as a producer on Best Picture contender Argo.
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    Leading man George Clooney showed NPR some love after his interview last year on All Things Considered where the actor talked about his role in The Descendants. He made this year's Oscar shortlist as a producer on Best Picture contender Argo.
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  • Two-time Best Actor winner Daniel Day-Lewis could make history this Sunday with a third statue for his performance in Lincoln. Hear him talk about the role with NPR on All Things Considered, and check him out here flashing a winning smile while showing us some love. (http://n.pr/Z00wgV)
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    Two-time Best Actor winner Daniel Day-Lewis could make history this Sunday with a third statue for his performance in Lincoln. Hear him talk about the role with NPR on All Things Considered, and check him out here flashing a winning smile while showing us some love. (http://n.pr/Z00wgV)
    Melissa Kuypers/NPR
  • Silver Linings Playbook lead Bradley Cooper is up for Best Actor. He talked to Fresh Air Host Terry Gross about the role, shared his thoughts on the honor of "Sexiest Man Alive," and confessed that he's a Fresh Air fan himself. (http://n.pr/VGKgO8)
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    Silver Linings Playbook lead Bradley Cooper is up for Best Actor. He talked to Fresh Air Host Terry Gross about the role, shared his thoughts on the honor of "Sexiest Man Alive," and confessed that he's a Fresh Air fan himself. (http://n.pr/VGKgO8)
    Melissa Kuypers/NPR
  • She loves us; she really loves us! Lincoln actress Sally Field went on Talk of the Nation to share details about her extensive preparation for the role of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, which earned her a Supporting Actress nod. (http://n.pr/T21hAW)
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    She loves us; she really loves us! Lincoln actress Sally Field went on Talk of the Nation to share details about her extensive preparation for the role of First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln, which earned her a Supporting Actress nod. (http://n.pr/T21hAW)
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We're rolling out our own red carpet for the 2013 Academy Awards with Oscar contenders who have announced their love for NPR on camera.

Oscars 2013: Everything You Need to Know

While the Academy is keeping the official envelopes sealed until Sunday, vote now for your favorite fan of NPR from this year's batch of Oscar-nominated films and actors.

Even if your pick doesn't take home a statue this weekend, check back after the ceremony to see if he or she won our Best "I Heart NPR" Picture. And browse NPR's Oscars 2013 page for reviews, nominee interviews and up-to-date special coverage.

You don't have to be in Tinseltown to get in on the Oscar buzz. Check out what NPR Member Stations across the country have in the works:

  • Brush up on the nominees leading up to the gala event with a special Oscar series from Southern California's KPCC. Read a round up of the critics' predictions here. Be sure to print an Oscar ballot and bingo card to follow the action at home, too.
  • Pull back the velvet curtain with New York's WNYC for "Oscar...Totally Naked," a special broadcast hosted by Kristen Meinzer of The Takeaway and Rafer Guzman of Newsday.
  • Hear a panel of film critics dish on their favorite (and least favorite) nominees on the Forum with Michael Krasny Northern California station KQED.
  • From WCPN in Cleveland, Ohio, listen to Dee Perry's annual Oscar show and hear listeners call in their predictions.
  • For a scholarly take on the nominees, hear film professors discuss their picks and answer listener questions on WAMC Northeast Public Radio.
  • Join fans of Philadelphia's WXPN in sharing their favorite Oscar movie soundtracks and songs on the station's Facebook and Twitter accounts.
  • Count down the listener picks for greatest movie soundtracks with Classical KUSC in Los Angeles.

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