The irony of a film about a ground-breaking communications tool being spearheaded by uncommunicative founders was not lost on "The Social Network" producer Kevin Spacey.
A second collaboration with helmer Danny Boyle proved fruitful for A.R. Rahman, who earned a composer nom and bid for song for "If I Rise" from "127 Hours."
Since Jan. 26 is Australia's equivalent of July 4th, Jacki Weaver felt a lot of pressure to score an Oscar nomination for her countrymen.
Debra Granik, who adapted the screenplay for "Winter's Bone" with Anne Rosellini, says she's especially stunned by the nomination because her film wasn't widely available.
"Black Swan" producer Brian Oliver says pic's brooding material makes its box-office success a curiousity, but not its acting nominations -- of which there should've been more.
Randy Newman isn't about to let a little virus dampen his milestone Oscar nomination for "We Belong Together," his original song in "Toy Story 3."
"Restrepo" director Sebastian Junger may take a little time out to enjoy the Oscar spotlight, but after that he's heading back to Afghanistan where his documentary takes place.
Tom Hooper absorbed the news of "The King's Speech" haul of Oscar noms in style, on the patio at the Chateau Marmont.
"The Fighter" helmer David O. Russell slept well on Monday night because he knows what the movie has meant to the family of boxer Mickey Ward and the people of Lowell, Mass.
Javier Bardem was touched to be nommed for lead actor for his non-English speaking role in "Biutiful," which also made the cut for foreign-lingo pic.
Though he still can't quite prove it, Dana Brunetti, one of the producers of "The Social Network," has an unexpected fan in one of Mark Zuckerberg's relatives.
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