Counting down the surprising early TV roles for stars that went on to become Oscar nominees and winners. The A.V. Club
Tom O'Neil talks Oscars with senior editor Matt Noble and Jonathan Cooke on their Screen Verdict podcast.
Mark Juddery surveys the most common complaints about the Oscars, including the lack of comedies represented, though he argues this year's frontrunner, "Argo," and past winners from "Amadeus" to "American Beauty" have had comedy elements. Huffington Post
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