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7 Articles to Read Before Oscar Night

From 'Grand Budapest Hotel's production design to 'Birdman's cinematography, go behind the scene of this year's top Academy Award nominees.
21 February 2015, 11:25pmUpdated on 21 February 2015, 11:50pm
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What better way to wait for the 87th Academy Awards tomorrow than with an in-depth look at several of this year's Oscar-nominees? Pore over our portrait of Birdman cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, read about how Disney built it's biggest world ever for Best Animated Feature contender Big Hero 6, and check out the rest of our coverage for an insider's look at the year's best films, according to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:

We Talked to 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' Production Designer About Pastries, Postcards, and Taxidermy

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A Look Back at 'Birdman' Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki's Iconic Long Shots

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Intelligent Design: Inside 'The Imitation Game'

(L-R) Keira Knightley, Matthew Beard, Matthew Goode, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Allen Leech star in THE IMITATION GAME. Copyright: © 2014 The Weinstein Company. All Rights Reserved. / Photo: Jack English

Unpacking the Stop-Motion Magic of "The Boxtrolls"

A Closer Look at Guardians of the Galaxy's Stellar Computer Interfaces

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We Talked to the Director of Oscar-Nominated Animated Short 'Me and My Moulton'

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Bonus: Our vote for Best Production Design - We Talked to Snowpiercer's Production Designer About Building A World Inside A Train


5 Oscar-Nominated Directors, One Supercut

Here's How You Can Screen All the Oscar-Nominated Short Films Online

Here's How Wes Anderson Uses Matte Paintings in His Incredible Set Designs

'Birdman Backstage' Is a Virtual Tour Inside the Soaring Oscar Nominee