But at the heart of all of the pieces, of course, is streep herself hovering over the action.
Fast forward to the 2012 Academy Awards, where streep took home the Oscar for her performance in The Iron Lady.
The celebrities were the last piece to fall in place—and the easiest, once streep said yes last summer.
But while streep was a cheerleader, Clinton was the president of the student government, streep joked.
streep starred in it, Mike Nichols directed it—he had directed Silkwood, too—and Ephron adapted her own book for the 1986 movie.
streep was in love with Cazale and they dated up until his death.
But is streep's outward indifference toward the Oscars hurting her?
Another one is streep, who, at 60, is also (still) pulling her weight.
Cruz gave the streep Tease actors the freedom not only to select their monologues but to direct them as well.
Nicole LaPorte reports on Bullock's "calculated" kiss and how streep never gets dressed up for the Oscars.