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March 8 2010 1:02 PM

The Oscars

A roundup of Slate's coverage of the 82nd annual Academy Awards.

"Let's Talk Oscars: OK, Bigelow was big," by Troy Patterson and Dana Stevens. Posted Monday, March 8, 2010.

"Oscar Fashion Report Card: Zoe Saldana's 'ornamental kale,' George Clooney's shaggy new look, and why we missed Tilda Swinton," by Sara Dickerman, Jessica Grose, Hanna Rosin, and Julia Turner. Posted Monday, March 8, 2010.

"And the Award for Best Oscar Predictions Goes To …: Slate readers sweep the top six categories but trip up on screenplays and costumes," by Chris Wilson. Posted Monday, March 8, 2010.

" Up in the Air: A slick Hollywood star vehicle dressed up by a mediocre filmmaker to look like an emblematic chronicle of our tough economic times," by Dennis Lim. Posted Friday, March 5, 2010.

"Late-Period Steve Martin: How to understand the actor, novelist, essayist, playwright, banjo player, crotch-centric variety show performer, and Oscar co-host," by Nathan Heller. Posted Thursday, March 4, 2010.

"How to Judge the Best Art Direction Oscar," a video by Andrew Bouvé and Emily Calderone. Posted Wednesday, March 3, 2010.

"Lucky Basterds: Tarantino will win best picture, if history can be believed," by Grady Hendrix. Posted Wednesday, March 3, 2010.

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"Look at Me, I'm Acting Here! 12 high-wire performances that pandered to the academy but didn't even get a nomination," by Eric Hynes. Posted Wednesday, March 3, 2010.

"Envelope, Please: An aggregated list of expert Oscar predictions. Plus: who Slate readers think will win," by Cecile Dehesdin and Chris Wilson. Posted Wednesday, March 3, 2010.

" 'What's Going On?' Revisiting A Serious Man, the most puzzling of the best-picture nominees," by Juliet Lapidos. Posted Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

"What Kathryn Bigelow Learned From Rembrandt: A conversation with The Hurt Locker director," by Willa Paskin. Posted Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

"100 Percent Pure Adrenaline: The four rules of action movies Kathryn Bigelow breaks every time (and thank goodness for that)," by Jessica Winter. Posted Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

"How To Judge the Best Sound Editing Oscar," a video by Andrew Bouvé and Emily Calderone. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010.

"How To Judge the Best Editing Oscar," a video by Andrew Bouvé and Emily Calderone. Posted Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010.

"Who Will Take Home an Oscar?: Help Slate predict the winners," by Cecile Dehesdin and Chris Wilson. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010.

"Blue Collar, Oscar Gold: How Hollywood makes beautiful actresses look working class," by Joe Keohane. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010.

"There Are 10 Movies Nominated for Best Picture!: And Slate has reviewed them all." Posted Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010.

"Oscar Nominations: Cameron vs. Bigelow, Wes Anderson slighted, and a wild theory about how Inglourious Basterds could win best picture," by Troy Patterson and Dana Stevens. Posted Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010.