Hollywood is gearing up for the 86th annual Academy Awards.

Michael Tammero said competition is fierce and tight among the nominees.

Tammero spoke to Philomena Lee, the woman whose search for her son inspired the Oscar-nominated film, “Philomena.”

Watch the video above to hear her interview and to learn more about the Oscars.

Watch the video below to see Tammero's report from the red carpet.

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