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2015 Oscar For Best Picture Goes To 'Birdman'

At the 87th Annual Academy Awards, Julianne Moore won best actress for her work in Still Alice, and Eddie Redmayne won best actor for playing Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.
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Watch The Oscars With Us

Follow along as Linda Holmes, Stephen Thompson, Bob Mondello and Glen Weldon live tweet the 87th Annual Academy Awards.
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And The Oscar Goes To ...

In this week's puzzle, every answer is the name of an Academy Award winner or nominee for best picture. Using a given anagram, decipher the title of the film. The films will go from oldest to newest.
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In Oscar Nominations For Best Score, Some Hear Sour Notes

The distinctive music in the movie Birdman will not win an Oscar — in fact, it wasn't even nominated. Like other acclaimed film scores from years past, it didn't comply with Academy rules.
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Director Of Oscar-Nommed 'Timbuktu' Found A Star In A Refugee Camp

A 12-year-old girl followed him everywhere. And she got the part. Abderrahmane Sissako tells what it's like to make a reality-based movie in Mauritania.
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The Woman Behind The Oscar-Nominated Sound Of 'Unbroken'

The film's tricky dialogue and dogfights were made possible by Becky Sullivan — the fifth woman ever nominated for the sound editing award. NPR's own Becky Sullivan met her to learn about the craft.
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1 Film, 6 Stories On The 'Pleasure Of Losing Control'

Wild Tales includes six stories of people who are set off by things like road rage or infidelity. Then, says director Damián Szifron, "they cross the line that separates civilization from barbarism."
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Meet John Sloss, The Man Behind Some Of Your Favorite Indie Films

Sloss is a lawyer, talent manager, sales agent and producer for films like Boys Don't Cry, The Fog of War and Boyhood. "He's a bulldog; he fights for the films he believes in," one filmmaker says.
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King Of Condensed Films: Meet Chuck Workman, The Oscars' Montage Master

It's a classic element of the Oscars telecast: that sequence of clips paying tribute to film industry greats. Chuck Workman created them for 20 years, and likens his craft to making a fruitcake.
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Tibetan Villagers Pose Before Backdrops, Earn Oscar Nomination

They're photographed in front of Asian scenes, a beach, Disneyland. It's a fictional film called Butter Lamp. And it has a real message.

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