Oscars 2012: TheWrap's Complete Academy Awards Coverage

Winners, analysis, photo galleries — and five things that should have been cut

Analysis: How "The Artist" Charmed Its Way to Victory
Why, on a night of few surprises, a silent black-and-white film withstood the challenge from "Hugo"
By Steve Pond

Complete List of Winners

Telecast Review: Brett Ratner Dodged a Bullet
The funniest person was also the only one who most decidely chose a side -former Oscar host Chris Rock ridiculing the notion that voicing animated films is hard
By Tim Molloy

The Telecast: Blow-by-Blow
"The Artist" and "Hugo" tie for five, but the silent film wins Best Picture
By Brent Lang

5 Things That Should Have Been Cut
A Robert Downey Jr./Gwyneth Paltrow Documentary? Really?
By Tim Kenneally

The Best Moments — From Billy's Spoofs to Chris Rock's 'Toon Talk
5 things that kept the Oscars from being a snooze-fest
By Tim Kenneally

Away From Hollywood & Highland: Inside the Parties
Inside the Weinstein victory bash, Elton John, Vanity Fair and George and Brangelina's new somber post-show hideaway
By Mikey Glazer

Stars Hit the After-Parties (Slideshow)
Jon Hamm to Meryl Streep to … Uggie
By Kimberly Potts

Red Carpet Gallery (Slideshow)
Brad & Angelina to Sacha Baron Cohen with Kim Jong-il's ashes
By Tim Kenneally

Winners' Gallery (Slideshow)
Meryl Streep to Jean Dujardin to Octavia Spencer
By Tim Kenneally

Backstage With the Stars
Words of wisdom from Christopher Plummer, Meryl Streep, more
By Joshua L. Weinstein

Billy Crystal in Blackface: Whaaa?
"Good thing the Oscars went with the safe choice!" says one tweeter
By Tim Molloy

Will America Watch the 2012 Academy Awards?
With a paucity of movie stars, no blockbusters and races largely devoid of drama, will the public bother tuning in to the Academy Awards?
By Sharon Waxman