Oscars 2013: The 85th Annual Academy Awards News, reviews, interviews and features about Hollywood's biggest night.

In the first act of Les Miserables, factory worker Fantine (Anne Hathaway) loses her job and is forced first to sell her hair and then become a prostitute in order to support her daughter, Cosette. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Hathaway, Jackman: No Complaints From These 'Miserables'

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Cooper's character, Pat Solatano, meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) while trying to get his life together after being released from a state institution. The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Bradley Cooper On Getting Back To His Roots

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A Bengal tiger named Richard Parker plays a central role in Life of Pi, a new movie adaptation of a novel some might describe as unfilmable. 20th Century Fox hide caption

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When 'Unfilmable' Books Make Memorable Movies

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Sally Field Captures History In Role Of Mrs. Lincoln

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Lost at sea, Pi (Suraj Sharma) Patel begins to make an extraordinary connection with a fearsome Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. 20th Century Fox hide caption

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Ang Lee On 'Life Of Pi' And Being A Slave To Film

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Tony Kushner based his screenplay for Lincoln in part on Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of the president, Team of Rivals — but he read many other histories and biographies, in addition to Lincoln's own writings. DreamWorks/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Kushner's 'Lincoln' Is Strange, But Also Savvy

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Day-Lewis used firsthand accounts of Abraham Lincoln's speeches, along with his personal letters, to develop a voice and a style for Steven Spielberg's biographical drama. David James/DreamWorks hide caption

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Daniel Day-Lewis On Creating A Voice From The Past

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Ben Affleck directed and stars in Argo. It is the third feature film the actor has directed. Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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Ben Affleck Brings A Crisis To The Big Screen

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Adams is also currently starring in Trouble with the Curve as a lawyer with the makings of a pro baseball scout. Warner Brothers hide caption

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From Sweet To Steely: Amy Adams In 'The Master'

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In Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master, Amy Adams plays Peggy Dodd, the spouse of a charismatic spiritual leader, played by Philip Seymour Hoffman. Adams says her character is smart and educated but feels "more powerful behind a man than in front of a man." The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Amy Adams: A Steely Wife Stands Behind 'The Master'

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Fall Movie Preview: Bob Mondello Looks Ahead

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Hatching A Star: The tenacious Hushpuppy, of Benh Zeitlin's Beasts of the Southern Wild, is played by the equally fearless Quvenzhane Wallis, who was plucked for the role from a Louisiana elementary school. "It was an absolute miracle that we found her," Zeitlin says. Jess Pinkham/Fox Searchlight hide caption

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'Beasts' Finds Its Heart In A 6-Year-Old Heroine

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