Frequently-asked Oscars questions answered by Newsday's movie critic

Ever wonder why the statuettes are called an

advertisement | advertise on newsday

Ever wonder why the statuettes are called an Oscar? Or how much a statuette is worth? Well, we looked into it so you can impress your friends at that Oscar viewing party you'll be hitting on Sunday night. (Credit: AP)

Sign up for Newsday's Entertainment newsletter

Get the latest on celebs, TV and more.