The 2013 Oscar nominations are in, and Peter Travers is piping mad. He has one simple message: Damn you, Hollywood There are plenty of snubs this yea.

Yet while “Lincoln,” ''Argo” and “Zero Dark Thirty” grabbed best-picture slots at Thursday's Oscar nominations, Bigelow and Affleck were snubbed for directing honors after a season that had seen them in the running for almost every other major award.

For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the week's national discourse. Oscar nominations [oz-kur nahm-ih-nayshuns], noun: The annual short-list—and

For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the week's national discourse. Oscar nominations [oz-kur nahm-ih-nayshuns], noun: The annual short-list—and

Of the five men nominated for best achievement in cinematography Thursday morning, three shot their movies the old fashioned way — on 35-millimeter film stock — while the others embraced the new industry standard — digital film. Three-time Oscar