George Clooney's Characters Talk About Love

Happy Birthday, Sandra Bullock! See Our Five Favorite Movie Roles

It might be hard to believe, but Sandra Bullock turns the big 5-0 on Saturday.

In the course of her 20 years of stardom, Bullock has played everything from a duplicitous CTA token collector to a death-defying astronaut, while never sacrificing an ounce of the charm that made her America’s Sweetheart. (Well, except maybe in Crash, but that was on purpose.)

In honor of Bullock hitting the half-century mark, let’s look back at our five favorite roles.

Lucy, While You Were Sleeping

Sandra Bullock to Be Honored with Guys Choice 'Decade of Hotness' Award

No, she’s not doing Method research for a new role as a jackalope.

Sandra Bullock’s donned a pair of “mantlers” in this pic because she’s being honored with the “Decade of Hotness” award by Spike TV at the 2014 Guys Choice Awards, joining past winners such as Halle Berry, Charlize Theron and Jennifer Aniston.

NASA Astronauts Congratulate Gravity on Its Oscar Wins

12 Years a Slave Wins Best Picture Oscar

And the final award of the night went to 12 Years a Slave.

The gut-wrenching drama about Solomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped and forced into slavery, defeated eight films to win Best Picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards on Sunday.

It was up against American Hustle, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, Gravity, Her, Nebraska, Philomena and The Wolf of Wall Street.

Her

6 Films in 90 Seconds: Watch Fans Recreate Oscar Nominees' Key Moments

Oscars Infographic: If the Best Picture Race Was a Great American Road Trip

The road to Oscar glory can be a long one, but it can also be a trip – maybe even a road trip.

This year’s pack of Best Picture nominees span multiple iconic locations across the United States, from the East Coast thrills of The Wolf of Wall Street and American Hustle to the West Coast melancholy of Her and beyond (Gravity). Follow along on the map above, as we trace the nominees’ onscreen locations and origins, and don’t be surprised if you find yourself experiencing some wanderlust.

Her

Oscars 2014: PEOPLE's Critic Predicts the Winners

Will Gravity outweigh 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle? Can Matthew McConaughey coast to his first win? And will previous winner Cate Blanchett be giving her statuette some company?

As the Oscar race enters its final stretch, PEOPLE’s critic handicaps the contenders gunning for gold this Sunday.

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Jared Leto

BAFTA Awards: All the Big Winners

Spoiler alert! If you are going to watch the BAFTA broadcast Sunday night on BBC America and want to be surprised, read no further.

The force of Gravity was strong at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday – but it was unflinching drama 12 Years a Slave that took the top prize.

Steve McQueen’s visceral, violent story of a free black man kidnapped into servitude in the 19th-century U.S. South was named best picture. Its star, Chiwetel Ejiofor, took the male acting trophy.

'I'm a Cobbler': George Clooney's Unexpected Answers to Questions from the Internet

George Clooney is currently filming Tomorrowland, but he managed to find time to answer questions at Reddit for the site’s popular “Ask Me Anything” series.

Here are some of the highlights.

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