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.