Hollywood honors it's best during the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California. Actors James Franco and Anne Hathaway co-hosted this year's Oscars ceremony on February 27, featuring Hollywood's A-list celebrities.
Distributed since 1927 by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts And Sciences, the Oscars reward movie industry professionals for excellence. The 6,000 members of the Academy nominate and vote for their peers.
Slideshow of this year's Oscar telecast co-hosts and winners
(Click here to see the full list of this year's winners)
In this series VOA takes a look at some of the nominated films and our entertainment reporters try to predict who will win the coveted prize.