Then: Jennifer Lawrence won her first Oscar when she picked up her Best Actress statuette for her role in “Silver Linings Playbook” and the Internet falls in love with her all over again.
Now: Intent on fanning the consistent flames of love the Internet has for her, Jennifer Lawrence again is nominated for an Oscar. This time her amusing “American Hustle” role has given her a shot as a Best Supporting Actress winner.
Then: Ben Affleck picks up the Oscar for Best Motion Picture for his film “Argo.” My, how far the Ben in Bennifer 1.0 has come!
Now: Ben Affleck is the face of Batman. He’ll don the black cape and bat utility belt for the 2016 film. Also, his film “Gone Girl” is in post-production, according to IMDB.com.
Then: Ang Lee finally wins a Best Director Oscar for “Life of Pi” seven years after losing out with “Brokeback Mountain.”
Now: The Film Foundation for a Creative Encounter featured a tribute to him in February.
Then: Anne Hathaway won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for “Les Misérables,” but the fashion elite panned her pale pink Prada dress. Her wardrobe choice got as many headlines as her win.
Now: Anne Hathaway has completed voice work on the animated “Rio” sequel and “Don Peyote,” according to IMDB.com. She also became one of Internet’s favorite whipping boys. “I had just taken a little bit of a beating from the Internet,” the actress said in an MTV interview.
Then: Christoph Waltz’s role in “Django Unchained” nabbed him a Best Supporting Actor win.
Now: The Austrian-born actor has several films in the works. He has a role in “Muppets Most Wanted” and is filming “Horrible Bosses 2,” according to IMDB.com.
Then: Daniel Day-Lewis proved – yet again – that he is an actor’s actor when he won the top prize for his portrayal of the sixteenth president in “Lincoln.” The win made him the first male performer to win three Best Actor Oscars, according to IMDB.com.
Now: The acclaimed actor will present at this year’s Oscars. As for work, it seems like Daniel Day-Lewis is taking another one of his well-known breaks. But we’re sure he’ll pop up in two more years with another Oscar-worthy performance.