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But before first-time host (and musical nominee) Seth MacFarlane takes the stage, it's time to catch up on anything you might have missed. which is why we've rounded up all of our Oscar coverage from the last several months for you to peruse. Think of it as a guide on everything you need to know about this year's Academy Awards. From info on the nominees to weekly prediction posts to Best Of lists, check out the full Oscars' Primer below.
The Academy Awards Changes its Name ... Sort Of
The Oscar Nominee Snubs and Surprises
And the 2013 Oscar Nominees Are ...
'ParaNorman' Director on Getting an Oscar Nod for Best Animated Film
Roman Coppola, 'Moonrise Kingdom' Writer, Talks About His First Oscar Nomination
Jennifer Lawrence Reacts to Academy Award Nod
'The Avengers' Cast to Present at Academy Awards
The Sad Campaigning Behind the Oscars' In Memoriam Segment
BEST OF LISTS AND FEATURES
A History of James Bond at the Oscars
The Best Picture Kisses of All Time
The Best Oscar Moments Ever
The Weepiest Academy Award Acceptance Speeches
The 30 Sexiest Dresses on the Oscars Red Carpet
The Best & Worst Fashion in Oscars History
Why Jack Nicholson Owns the Oscars
The Best 'Get-Off-the-Stage' Oscars Moments
The Most Ridiculous Oscar Musical Performances
The Creepiest, Craziest Oscar Moments
The Youngest Oscar Winners and Nominees
The Biggest Upsets in Oscar History
OSCAR PREDICTION POSTS
Is There Still Time to Campaign for a Win?
How Did 'Argo' Take the Lead?
The Oscar Race Opens Wide
What Do the 2013 Golden Globes Say About the Oscar Race?
Which Precursor Prizes Matter for the Oscars?
Five Reasons Emmanuelle Riva Can Win the Oscar
OSCARS MADE EASY
What Is 'Argo'?
What Is 'Django Unchained'?
What Is 'Life of Pi'?
What Is 'Les Miserables'?
What Is 'Silver Linings Playbook'?
What is 'Lincoln'?
What is 'Zero Dark Thirty'?
What is 'Amour'?