This film image released by 20th Century Fox shows Suraj Sharma as Pi Patel in a scene from "Life of Pi." (AP Photo/20th Century Fox)
The Academy Awards "Oscar" trophy is made in Chicago. | SUN-TIMES FILES
This undated publicity photo released by DreamWorks and Twentieth Century Fox shows, Daniel Day-Lewis, center rear, as Abraham Lincoln, in a scene from the film, "Lincoln." ìLincolnî opens in limited release Nov. 9, 2012, and nationwide Nov. 16, just after the U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/DreamWorks, Twentieth Century Fox, David James)
Ben Affleck plays CIA agent Tony Mendez in “Argo,” about the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis. Affleck also directed the movie.
Pat (Bradley Cooper, right) wonders what is up with Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) in "Silver Linings Playbook." | The Weinstein Co. photo
Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena in "End of Watch"
Susan Sarandon and Richard Gere in "Arbitrage"
Tom Hanks and Halle Berry star in "Cloud Atlas."