Last year was an exemplary year for daring, original filmmaking.
Critics Ty Burr and Mark Feeney offer up contenders for the best Boston flick ever.
More movie studios are using Boston as their set. Check out star sightings around town.
The latest reviews from The Boston Globe's film critic.
Notable Oscar hosts
Remember the years when Billy Crystal hosted the Academy Awards? This year Ellen DeGeneres was back. Let's take a stroll down memory lane.
A fashion history
Showstopping Oscars gowns
There have been many memorable Oscar gowns. Whether classic or daring, glamorous or flashy, these dresses are forever part of our fashion history.
PicturesPast Oscar moments
Take a look at some of the most memorable incidents of the storied awards show.
Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, the unshrinking historical drama best picture.
Jared Leto (above) won Best Supporting Actor for Dallas Buyers Club, while host Ellen DeGeneres added her endearing comic touch.
The Oscars rolled out the red carpet for some of Hollywoods biggest names, including Best Supporting Actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence.
Fans chatted on Twitter about surprises and snubs, though it seems there were more upsets than usual, including Tom Hanks in "Captain Phillips."
Did you record the show and you still need to watch it? Check out some of our favorite savory snacks and sweets that will satisfy your cravings, from red carpet to closing remarks.
85th Academy Awards
After winning an Oscar 15 years ago for Good WIll Hunting, Cambridges own Ben Affleck returned on stage to accept the Best Picture award for Argo.
Actress Kristin Chenoweth, "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts, "Extra" co-host Mario Lopez, and Medford native Maria Menounos were at the Academy Awards.
Ben Affleck came from a Cambridge kid to star of the silver screenand now his film Argo took home Best Picture at the 85th Academy Awards in 2013.
84th Academy Awards
“The Artist” (left) won five awards and became the first silent film to win best picture in 83 years.
After the Academy Awards, the stars turned up the glitz for the after-parties. Check out Hollywood's best and brightest partying it up
83d Academy Awards
"The King's Speech" won best picture. Left, Colin Firth accepted the award for best actor.
Actress Reese Witherspoon made an appearance along with these other celebrities.
Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 82d Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, where "The Hurt Locker" was the big winner.
Before the statues and speeches, Hollywood's finest strolled the red carpet. See who strutted their stuff before the show.
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