The long, hard truth
The movies that win the Oscar for Best Picture aren't the only ones that deserve your attention. Here are five films that were nominated, but lost, that we think are worth a screening.
Better home and garden, but not much else in Kenneth Branagh's Sleuth remake
Love and marriage meet life and Alzheimer's in Away from Her
J.M. Barrie gets a Hollywood makeover in Finding Neverland
Chris Rock's third-generation copy of Here Comes Mr. Jordan barely registers
Filmmakers return ballet, with all its metaphorical foreplay and backstage romance, to Center Stage
Wheeler's lesbian effort comes up lite
Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet may be complete, but something's still a little rotten
A pair of unlikely allies trade wisecracks and fight evil. The twist: one's a dragon.