With expectations of sunshine and celebrities, the ShowbizMonkeys.com team descended from their respective northern perches to cover the 83rd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.
It is that time of year. When the little golden guy beckons us back to the Kodak Theatre where we can crown the best of American cinema.
Oscar is one crafty guy.
The year was 2005. It was a very shaky year at the local cinema, as some films challenged our perceptions and most just challenged our patience.
It's been another year since I cashed in my Oscar hopes and scares. Why did I wait so long to fire off another Oscar look? Well you would have to look back at the year that was 2004.
As it goes with Oscar, it is the first time in three years that a Lord of the Rings film hasn't sucked up so many categories like a Hoover vacuum.
The year was 2001 and it was the first time that the Soothsayer threw his hat into the Oscar ring.
That year in my Oscar article, I complained about Oscar neglecting the idea of having an award for animated feature films.