The 80th Annual Academy Awards
February 24, 2008 Writing captions on deadline: No fun. That's where you come in. Join us on the Bryant Park Project for a photo-caption contest, with selected shots from the red carpet, the presenter's podium, and the winners' circle. Enjoy!
February 26, 2008 This year's Academy Awards got the worst ratings in ceremony history. Madeleine Brand talks to comedy duo Frangela, former Seinfeld writer Peter Mehlman and others about how they'd fix the show. Prince, gambling and bare midriffs are part of the plan.
February 25, 2008 When Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova recorded the songs that would fill the soundtrack for the film Once, few expected that they'd find a wide audience. Now an unlikely Oscar-winner, "Falling Slowly" is a star-making showcase for Hansard and Irglova's bittersweet, beautiful music.
February 25, 2008 On a night when the acting awards had a distinctly international flavor, a quintessentially American story of violence — No Country for Old Men — made the deepest impression on Oscar voters at the 80th annual Academy Awards, getting the nod for Best Picture.
February 24, 2008 There's controversy at this year's Academy Awards, and it has nothing to do with the recent writer's strike. Andy Trudeau returns for his annual breakdown of the Oscar nominations for Best Original Score — and some puzzling rule changes.
February 24, 2008 Commentator Jake Halpern, author of the book Fame Junkies, introduces us to Hal Riddle, a character actor who never quite made it in Hollywood. He lives in an old-age home for actors, but he's still looking for his big break. He says that if there was a part for an elderly mute in a wheelchair, he could do it — and even win an Academy Award.