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    PHOTO GALLERY: Oscar Red Carpet

    Melissa McCarthy, Viola Davis, Tina Fey, George Clooney, Michelle Williams, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie stun on the Oscar red carpet.

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    Old War Horses, Fresh Ponies Face Off for Oscars

    Not since the first Oscar ceremony in 1929 has a silent film walked away with the top prize. But the 84th Oscars feature a potential front-runner with virtually no spoken dialogue in "The Artist."

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    SAG Voter Guide: Male Actor in a Supporting Role

    Welcome to Back Stage's exclusive guide to this year's Screen Actors Guild Award nominees in film, where you will find a write-up of every nominee for SAG Awards in 2011.

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    SAG Awards: Female Actor in a Comedy Series

    In 2009, Tina Fey the performer rocketed into the stratosphere, thanks to wildly popular appearances as Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live," and increasing adoration for Fey's baby, "30 Rock."

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    Emmy Watch: The Comedies

    On the heels of Monday's predictions for drama nominees, I present my list of who should be nominated and who will be nominated in the comedy acting categories.

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    Tony Awards Voters Guide

    Get ready for the awards on June 12 and brush up on your knowledge of the 39 acting nominees with Back Stage's annual Tony Awards voters guide.

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    Academy Award Predictions For This Year's Acting Races

    Every year brings the same two complaints leveled against the Academy Awards broadcast: The show is too long and too predictable.

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    SAG Awards: Supporting Female Actor

    Considering Mo'Nique's career on comedy stages, in sitcoms, and hosting reality shows, no one was prepared for the performance she gives in this unstintingly dark but ultimately hopeful indie film.

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    SAG Awards: Cast in a Motion Picture

    Many movies claim they deal with the realities of war, but few do so with the sincerity, lack of sentiment, and nonpartisan point of view of Kathryn Bigelow's "The Hurt Locker."

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    SAG Awards: Ensemble in a Drama Series

    Alan Ball's "True Blood" has hit its stride in the second season: a fun, lusty, smart piece of camp that is, in its own strange way, very much of its moment in history.