Oscars 2012: How Much Money Is At Stake

02/25/2012 11:20 am ET | Updated Feb 26, 2012

Sunday's Academy Awards are all about celebrating art, the highfalutin will tell you. It's about the mastery of a medium that has enthralled us for generations.

Yeah, save it for the acceptance speeches.

To many of us, the Oscars are a ceremony that comes at a cost -- in a dress, in a necklace, in a commercial, even in a bit of facial rearrangement. Without further ado, Huffington Post Business offers 10 ways the Oscars add up.


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