The Biggest Director Snubs in Oscar History: Links You Need to See

With Oscar season coming up, it’s only right that we give you some necessary trivia and insight to steer your predictions in the right direction:

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What happens when you reference pop culture while cooking meth? Aside from failure, of course, because that’s obvious. [A.V. Club]

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Oscar snubs get particularly brutal when you start tallying how many phenomenal directors never won a Best Director prize. [BlackBook]

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Rihanna and Drake joined forces in Paris for a performance of their duet “Take Care.” It’s more than a little heartwarming. [Refinery29]

The 85th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 24, 2013.

Lastly, an Oscars primer so that you don’t have to spend every day until the ceremony airs at the movie theater. [Crushable]