Actress Julia Roberts holds her Oscar for Best Actress for her role in Erin Brokovich at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards on March 25, 2001. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Oscar fans in New York take a closer look at the statuettes on display during the "Meet the Oscars, Grand Central" exhibition at Grand Central Station on Feb. 22. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Alexander Payne's The Descendants has been nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editor and Best Actor. Payne co-wrote and directed the film, which stars George Clooney as an indifferent dad struggling to raise two daughters. Tiziana Fabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Director Wim Wenders spent a year working with 3-D experts in preparation for filming Pina. Donata Wenders hide caption

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Berenice Bejo is nominated for an Academy Award for her performance in The Artist. Peter Iovino/The Weinstein Company hide caption

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At the Charles Aidikoff Screening Room on Rodeo Drive, filmmakers can screen their works in progress for an invite-only audience in the small, 57-seat theater. The screening room is also rented to show films to members of the Academy and the press. Cindy Carpien/NPR hide caption

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Filmmakers Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin spent nine months in North Memphis, Tenn., with the Manassas Tigers. The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Members of the Earth Liberation Front were charged with arson in the 2001 Superior Lumber Co. fire in Glendale, Ore. Roy Milburn hide caption

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Hell and Back Again focuses on Sgt. Nathan Harris' life on the battlefield in Afghanistan and at home in North Carolina. Courtesy Danfung Dennis hide caption

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North Memphis' Manassas Tigers Coach Bill Courtney and player O.C. Brown stand on the sidelines in a scene from the Oscar-nominated documentary Undefeated. Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Brad Pitt stars as Billy Beane, the passionate general manager of the Oakland A's, in the Oscar-nominated sports drama Moneyball. Sony Pictures hide caption

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Sewage worker Leopold Socha (Robert Wieckiewicz, right) and Krystyna Chiger (Milla Bankowicz) peek from their underground hideaway in Nazi-occupied Lvov, Poland. Jasmin Marla Dichant/Sony Classics hide caption

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