12 Years a Slave ignored in all but two biggest awards, as critics surprised by best supporting acts
Matthew McConaughey is a 'riveting' if unlikely hero in this absorbing docudrama about the Aids epidemic
Allen denies 'disgraceful' charge – but should we be showering the man and his movies with accolades?
Nomination of Alone Yet Not Alone for best original song surprised Hollywood, but now it's been disqualified
A third Oscar nod and the ability to make tumbles look good make 23-year-old Hollywood's go girl
Actress attacks cartoon icon at awards ceremony, but was her criticism brave or selfish?
Hard-living threatened to derail his career, but few could match him for 'pure sensual excitement'
Dame Judi Dench, Emma Thompson and Chiwitel Ejiofor get nods at event seen as 'key indicator' of Oscars
Judi Dench and Steve Coogan star in funny, profound real-life drama tipped for Baftas and Oscars
Two of the world's biggest female stars agree to sing at 'celebrity-packed' celebration of First Lady's 50th