Oscars 2009: The 81st Annual Academy Awards The Curious Case of Benjamin Button leads the 2009 Oscar pack with 13 nominations, including Best Picture. Winners of the 81st Academy Awards will be announced Feb. 22 in Hollywood — and NPR.org will be live-blogging the ceremony. Check back here for new stories daily.

Inspirational Movies Win Big At Oscars

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'Slumdog Millionaire' Trumps Oscar Competition

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Movie Music 2009: Oscar-Nominated Scores

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Who Are You Wearing To The Oscars? Who Cares?

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The Curious Case Of A Missing Academy Award

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At 91, Shoemaker To The Stars Is Still In Business

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Before 'The Wrestler,' True Drama Beyond The Ring

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'Frozen River,' A Study In Oscar Marketing

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'Slumdog Millionaire' Fits The Bollywood Model

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Oscars: Keeping Things Short ... And Sweet

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Oscar Nods Give 'Slumdog' A Box Office Bump

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Building The Curious Faces Of 'Benjamin Button'

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A Movie's Look, From Toilet To Villain's Lair

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Creating Queenie: Taraji Henson's Leap Of Faith

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Mumbai-Set 'Slumdog Millionaire' Opens In India

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'Benjamin Button,' 'Slumdog' Top Oscars List

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Money Makers Mostly Snubbed By Oscars

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'Benjamin Button' Leads Oscar Race With 13 Nods

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Oscar Nominees Due: Who'll Make the Cut?

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