Tackling a Beantown accent in "The Town" was daunting for Jeremy Renner, who earned a supporting actor nom for his labor.
Even with 18 past noms under his belt, Oscar nominations day never gets old for composer Alan Menken, nommed for the tune "I See the Light" from the Disney toon "Tangled."
More than anything else, "The Kids Are All Right" was a tale of family neurosis -- which is why it has resonated so strongly with auds of all types, according to screenwriter Stuart Blumberg.
"The Fighter" is a movie for the times, offering an uplifting message of triumph over adversity.
"The Kids Are All Right" helmer-writer Lisa Cholodenko was up early for the news that her pic grabbed four noms, including best pic and original screenplay.
It's been a long haul for "Winter's Bone," but the awards recognition has been a boon for the intense family drama that nabbed bids for star Jennifer Lawrence and best pic among its four noms.
"Toy Story 3" scribe Michael Arndt felt a responsibility to live up to the high standards set by the first two pics.
For "The Kids Are All Right" producer Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, the process of getting the film made felt like an eternity, but it's been smooth sailing ever since the family dramedy got picked up for…
Reactions from Aaron Sorkin, Geoffrey Rush, Lee Unkrich and more.
Jason Clarke has joined the cast of the prohibition-era pic "The Wettest County in the World."
The Academy steps up its Internet game with a pre- and post-show for Tuesday's ayem noms.