These songs brought emotional resonance to their films and jumped to the front of the pack in the Oscar race.
These visually stunning and innovative films could bring home the Oscar in 2015.
The year’s best animated films shortlisted for Oscar glory.
These scribes molded text into some of the year’s best films and could be rewarded with an Oscar nomination.
These screenwriters penned some of the most interesting and innovative movies of 2014 and could be rewarded for their efforts with an Oscar.
2014’s supporting actresses on the shortlist for an Oscar nomination.
These supporting actors delivered superb performances and made it on the shortlist for an Oscar nomination.
These actresses shined and 2014 and could garner a nomination come Oscar time.
Portraits of the year’s top actors from Variety’s Actors-on-Actors Studio.
Quality performances made 2014 a truly special year for cinema.