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Director Ben Affleck, front, and the cast and producers of "Argo" gather onstage after winning the best picture Oscar.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Jennifer Lawrence accepts the lead actress Oscar for her role as an emotionally unstable young widow in "Silver Linings Playbook."

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Jennifer Lawrence stumbles on the stairs on her way to accept her lead actress Oscar.

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Jennifer Lawrence backstage with her Oscar.

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Daniel Day-Lewis accepts the lead actor Oscar for his portrayal of the 16th U.S. president in "Lincoln."

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Daniel Day-Lewis and Meryl Streep share a laugh backstage at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Barbra Streisand onstage at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Director Ben Affleck and the cast and producers of "Argo" gather onstage for the film's best picture Oscar. "Argo" was the first best picture winner since 1989's "Driving Miss Daisy" to capture the best film award without its director being nominated.

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First Lady Michelle Obama greets the audience in a live link from The White House and announces the best picture winner at the 2013 Oscar show.

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Daniel Day-Lewis accepts his best actor Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards. He joked that he'd been slated to star as Margaret Thatcher and that Meryl Streep, right, had been the first pick to play Lincoln.

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Jennifer Lawrence slips on the stairs on her way onstage to accept the best actress Oscar.

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Jennifer Lawrence makes it onstage to accept the best actress award from last year's best actor winner, Jean Dujardin.

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Jennifer Garner presents Michael Haneke an Oscar for best foreign language film for his movie "Amour."

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Ang Lee, who won the directing Oscar for "Life of Pi," says "Thank you, movie god." Lee also won in 2006 for direction on "Brokeback Mountain."

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Kristin Chenoweth and Seth MacFarlane sing an adaptation of the Sinatra tune "Here's to the Losers," at the close of the 85th Academy Awards.

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Actress and presenter Charlize Theron backstage at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Presenter Nicole Kidman backstage at the 2013 Oscars.

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Performers backstage at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Halle Berry backstage at the 2013 Oscars.

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Anne Hathaway holds her supporting actress Oscar and a glass of champagne backstage after her win for the role of Fantine in "Les Miserables."

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Oscar statuettes ready to be presented.

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Claudio Miranda, winner of the cinematography Oscar for his work on "Life of Pi," heads backstage.

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Christoph Waltz accepts his supporting actor Oscar for the role of Dr. King Schultz in "Django Unchained."

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Robert Downey Jr. backstage at the 2013 Oscars.

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Channing Tatum and Jennifer Aniston, who presented together at the Oscars, wait backstage.

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Host Seth MacFarlane gets tidied up before going back onstage.

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Jennifer Hudson waits for her entrance cue.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones, who sang a number from her hit 2002 movie "Chicago," stands backstage at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Anne Hathaway greets Hugh Jackman as Adam Shulman claps after she won the supporting actress award.

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Helen Bonham Carter and John Travolta backstage at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Statuettes are handled with care backstage at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Channing Tatum dances with Charlize Theron during a number at the 2013 Oscars, which paid tribute to musicals.

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Catherine Zeta-Jones performs a number from her hit 2002 movie "Chicago" at the 85th Academy Awards, which honored musicals.

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Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway cheer the award for sound editing, which went to their movie "Les Miserables."

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Lead actress nominee Jessica Chastain celebrates the sound editing win for "Zero Dark Thirty."

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Anne Hathaway accepts the supporting actress Oscar for her portrayal of Fantine in "Les Miserables."

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Barbra Streisand sings "The Way We Were" as composer Marvin Hamlisch, who died last year, is shown onscreen.

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Barbra Streisand performs at the 2013 Oscars.

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Adele performs "Skyfall," which won the award for best original song.

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Adele won an Oscar for the song "Skyfall," which she cowrote with Paul Epworth. She performed the theme from the James Bond movie at the 2013 Oscars.

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Producer Jeffrey Katzenberg receives a Governors Award for his philanthropic work.

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Seth MacFarlane hosts the 85th Academy Awards.

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Host Seth MacFarlane, center, dances flanked by actors Daniel Radcliffe, right, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, during an Oscars telecast honoring musicals.

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Seth MacFarlane works a song-and-dance number at the 2013 Oscars telecast.

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William Shatner reprises his Capt. James T. Kirk role from Star Trek in a comedy bit with Oscar host Seth MacFarlane.

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Recipients congratulate each other after "Life of Pi" won the visual effects Oscar.

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Christoph Waltz accepts the supporting actor Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Waltz won for his portrayal of Dr. King Schultz in "Django Unchained." Waltz also won a supporting actor Oscar in 2009 for his work in "Inglourious Basterds."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine hold up the Oscars they won for their documentary short subject film "Inocente."

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Lisa Westcott, left, and Julie Dartnell win the Oscar for makeup and hairstyling for their work on "Les Miserable."

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Claudio Miranda accepts his cinematography Oscar for his work on "Life of Pi."

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Dame Shirley Bassey sings her classic James Bond theme "Goldfinger" during the 2013 Oscars show.

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Dressed head to toe in gold, Dame Shirley Bassey takes part in a James Bond tribute by singing her hit song from the 1964 Sean Connery Bond movie, "Goldfinger."

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Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman share the Oscar for animated feature film for their Scottish-themed movie "Brave."

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Malik Bendjelloul, left, and Simon Chinn accept the documentary feature Oscar for their film "Searching for Sugar Man."

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John Travolta and Kelly Preston pose with 9-year-old lead actress nominee Quvenzhane Wallis, right, at the Oscars.

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Director Michael Haneke accepts his Oscar for best foreign language film, "Amour."

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Rick Carter accepts his Oscar for production design on "Lincoln."

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Mychael Danna with his Oscar for best score on "Life of Pi."

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Presenter Seth McFarlane on stage at the 85th Academy Awards.

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Quentin Tarantino wins the Oscar for best adapted screenplay for "Django Unchained."

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Chris Terrio wins for best adapted screenplay for "Argo."

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Ang Lee accepts his best director Oscar for "Life of Pi."

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Left to right: Daniel Day-Lewis, Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway and Christoph Waltz, with their Oscars for best actor, best actress, best supporting actress and best supporting sctor, respectively.

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Left to right: Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and Geoge Clooney with their Oscars for best picture, "Argo."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Paul Epworth and Adele Adkins with their Oscars for achievement in music (original song) for "Skyfall."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Chris Terrio, backstage at the 85th Academy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Ang Lee with Oscar for best birector for "Life of Pi."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Actress Anne Hathaway kisses her Oscar for best performance by an actress in a supporting role in "Les Misérables."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Actress Jennifer Lawrence arrives at the 85th Academy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

Amy Adams, nominated for supporting actress for her work in "The Master," walks the red carpet at the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Chef Wolfgang Puck gets a kiss for his culinary contributions on the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Pricewaterhouse Coopers accountants Brad Oltmanns, left, and Rick Rosas carry the winning envelopes at the 85th Academy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Crowd members along the red carpet shout out as stars walk toward the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Stacy Keibler and George Clooney at the 85th Academy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Jennifer Lawrence, who ended up winning the lead actress Oscar for her role in "Silver Linings Playbook," arrives on the red carpet in a Dior Haute Couture gown and Chopard jewels.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Charlize Theron, who won a 2003 lead actress Oscar for playing a serial killer in "Monster," walks the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Jessica Chastain, wearing Armani Prive for the Oscars, is nominated as lead actress for her role as a driven CIA agent in "Zero Dark Thirty."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Kerry Washington, one of the stars of "Django Unchained," poses on the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Actress Zoe Saldana arrives for the 85th Academy Awards. She was one of the presenters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards on Feb. 9.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Sally Field, who won lead actress Oscars in 1980 and 1985, is nominated in the supporting category for her portrayal of Mary Todd Lincoln in "Lincoln."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Husband and wife actors Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones spend time together on the red carpet. Douglas won a 1987 lead actor Oscar for his work in "Wall Street," and Zeta-Jones won a supporting actress Oscar in 2002 for "Chicago."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Nancy O'Dell, in blue dress, and Kelly Osbourne, in violet hair, work the red carpet before the 2013 Oscars.

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Jeremy Renner on the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Reese Witherspoon poses before the Oscars. She won a lead actress Oscar in 2005 for her portrayal of June Carter in "Walk the Line."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Actress Olivia Munn shows off her Marchesa gown for photographers.

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Dustin Hoffman and wife Lisa Gottsegen stroll the red carpet. Hoffman has won the lead actor Oscar twice, for roles in Kramer vs. Kramer" and "Rain Man." He has seven nominations, ranging from 1967 to 1997.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Actors Justin Theroux and Jennifer Aniston are all smiles on the red carpet.

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Actress Emmanuelle Riva on the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Actress Helen Hunt arrives for the 2013 Oscars.

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Charlize Theron arrives.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Emmanuelle Riva on the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy on the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Paul Rudd and wife Julie Yager arrive for the 85th Academy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Left to right: Kate Capshaw, Steven Spielberg, Robert De Niro, Grace Hightower, Daniel Day-Lewis and spouse Rebecca Miller on the red carpet at the 85th Academy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Halle Berry arrives for the 2013 Oscars.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Actress Quvenzhane Wallis on the red carpet at the 2013 Oscars.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Kristen Stewart poses for photpgraphers on the red carpet.

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Actress Amanda Seyfried on the red carpet.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Mads Mikkelsen and Alicia Vikander arrive.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Christopher Plummer and wife arrive for the 85th Academy Awards.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Ben Affleck on the red carpet.

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Sandra Bullock, Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman arrive for the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood.

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