2008 Oscars
This year's ceremony took place on Sunday, Feb. 24, on ABC

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Billy Crystal

Notable Oscar hosts

Remember the years when Billy Crystal hosted the Academy Awards? Jon Stewart was up again this year, but let's take a stroll down memory lane.
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Oscar preparations

Preparations are underway

Forecasters predicted rain in Hollywood for Sunday, but the show preparations remained in full swing. Take a look at how the ceremony got ready to go on.
A fashion history
Cher

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.

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Wesley Morris

Oscar updates

Critic Wesley Morris blogged during the show.
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Ty Burr

Oscars chat

Film critic
Ty Burr took your questions and comments.

Submit your photos

Keira KnightleyCelebrity look-alikes
Do you look like one of Hollywood's famous? Prove it!
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Ben Affleck and Jennifer GarnerPictured with a star?
Submit your photos of you or a friend pictured with a celeb.

Movie Nation blog

Wesley Morris

Oscar updates

Critic Wesley Morris blogged during the show.
Cinemania: best movies about summer Summer means wacky vacations, running through water sprinklers, and beach blanket bingo bonanzas. But summer also means oppressive heat, sunburns, noxious insects, sweaty men in tee-shirts, testy tempers, the sweltering battlefield of Gettysburg, the German invasion of Belgium in 1914,......

Chat Transcript

Ty Burr

Oscars chat

Film critic
Ty Burr took your questions and comments.

2007 Oscars

Penelope CruzRed Carpet
Penelope Cruz showed up with the rest of Hollywood's finest.
Helen MirrenThe winners
Helen Mirren won for best actress. Who else took home the big prizes?

Critics' Choice Awards

Angelina JolieRed carpet
Actress Angelina Jolie made a snappy entrance along with these other stars.
Nikki BlonskyHighlights
Nikki Blonsky celebrated her win for "Hairspray."

Golden Globe Awards

Golden Globe AwardsThe winners
How did "Sweeney Todd" fare? Let's take a look back.
80th annual Academy Awards
Sarah Larson (left) and George Clooney at the 80th Academy Awards

Stars stroll the red carpet

George Clooney (right) and girlfriend Sarah Larson joined Hollywood's finest at this year's Oscars ceremony. Check out the stars' styles, and vote on whether you think their fashions were hits or misses.

Video

Check out the Oscar party scenes, take a look at Oscars through the years, and get highlights from the Independent Spirit Awards.
Globe critics made predictions about the nominees

Trailers

Get a glimpse of the Best Picture nominees
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