Oscar Winners 2013: Academy Award Winners, Nominees, and LIVE Updates

The 85th annual Academy Awards are nearly upon us. On February 24, all of Hollywood's biggest stars will be in Los Angeles to celebrate the past year in movies. 

This year's nominees have already caused quite a buzz. Between Zero Dark Thirty's torture scenes, Argo's Best Director snub, Django Unchained's violence, and Lincoln's snooze-worthy-ness it seems like everyone was offended by one movie or another. 

So until that fateful night when the awards are announced, we will be providing you with all the Oscars news that's fit to print. And on Oscars night we will be coming at you live with up-to-the-minute updates. 

So play along, share your thoughts, and catch up on your movies. The most exciting time of the year is here. 


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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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