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LIVE! from the 85th Academy Awards

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Last Updated: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 05:28 hrs

Here is what went down at the 85th Oscar Awards - the red carpet action and inside the awards ceremony.


 

 LIVE! at the Oscars(02/25/2013) 

 
 
5:35
Welcome to the 85th Academy Awards - or rather, The Oscars, as they are calling it this year!
Monday February 25, 2013 5:35 

 
 
5:36
The stars are geting ready to walk down the red carpet and enter the Dolby Theatre for the big event, and we'll bring you the blow-by-blow right here.
Monday February 25, 2013 5:36 

 
 
5:37
But first, a look at what's going on at the Dolby theatre before the stars arrive.
Monday February 25, 2013 5:37 

 
 
5:40
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Here's the 'Twitter Mirror' that is going to be used during the Oscars being set up backstage
Monday February 25, 2013 5:40 

 
 
5:42
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Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck displays a platter of food at the Dolby Theatre
Monday February 25, 2013 5:42 

 
 
5:45
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The Dolby Theatre red carpet moments before the stars arrive - the humongous Oscar is yet to be 'dressed up'
Monday February 25, 2013 5:45 

 
 
5:47
And the stars are here!
Stunning gowns, impeccable make-up, amazing hair, perfect suits and dazzling smiles - here they come!
Monday February 25, 2013 5:47 

 
 
5:53
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Singer Kelly Rowland arrives at the Dolby Theatre. She's also one of the presenters from the red carpet!
Monday February 25, 2013 5:53 

 
 
5:56
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Jessica Chastain looking tres elegant in a champagne gown
Monday February 25, 2013 5:56 

 
 
6:12
Husband Keith Urban chose Nicole Kidman's dress - not something the kids were too pleased with - but hey the Oscars also happens to be the best DATE Night for the stars. SO way to go, Keith!
Monday February 25, 2013 6:12 

 
 
6:21
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George Clooney rocks his salt-and-pepper hair and beard as he poses for the paps with girlfriend Stacy Keibler
Monday February 25, 2013 6:21 

 
 
6:22
Kelly Rowland catches up with Chris Evans who has brought his mom along as his 'date for the evening'.
Monday February 25, 2013 6:22 

 
 
6:24
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Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones put to rest any rumours that they are on the verge of a break up by walking the red carpet looking perfectly happy together!
Monday February 25, 2013 6:24 

 
 
6:25
"Bradley is a smart, compassionate young man and he likes me and I like people who like me." 

Red carpet words from Best Supporting Actor nominee Robert DeNiro on Silver Linings Playbook co-star and Best Actor nominee Bradley Cooper.

Monday February 25, 2013 6:25 

 
 
6:27
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Daniel Radcliffe making his Oscar red carpet debut!
Monday February 25, 2013 6:27 

 
 
6:31
Jennifer Aniston gives the red carpet a complex in a lovely Valentino red strapless gown that she feels is very 'King & I and princessy'.
Monday February 25, 2013 6:31 

 
 
6:33
Jennifer Garner is a stunner in a custom Gucci gown. Kristin Chinoweth and Garner spend quite some time gushing over it.
Monday February 25, 2013 6:33 

 
 
6:35

Adele reveals that her dress for the Bond tribute weighs 50 kilos!
Monday February 25, 2013 6:35 

 
 
6:37
Win or lose I'll be drinking: George Clooney in high spirits on the red carpet.
Monday February 25, 2013 6:37 

 
 
6:38
Oscar winner and America's sweetheart  Sandra Bullock arrives in a sparkly Ellie Saab.
Monday February 25, 2013 6:38 

 
 
6:43
Anne Hathaway is pretty divine in a pale pink halterneck Prada that 'business in the front and party at the back!'
Monday February 25, 2013 6:43 

 
 
6:45
And Anne gets the 'Guess the article in the mystery box' trivia right! 

It's Judy Garland's Wizard of Oz  ruby slippers

Monday February 25, 2013 6:45 

 
 
6:46
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Anne Hathaway pretty in pink!
Monday February 25, 2013 6:46 

 
 
6:46
It's Daniel Day-Lewis on the red carpet!
Monday February 25, 2013 6:46 

6:53
Who is the best dressed on the Oscars red carpet?
Jennifer Aniston
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Halle Berry
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Jennifer Garner
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Anne Hathaway
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Jennifer Lawrence
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Charlize Theron
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Monday February 25, 2013 6:53 

 
 
6:54
Rene Zellwegger is a lot like Oscar in a gold Carolina Herrera
Monday February 25, 2013 6:54 

 
 
6:55
The mood instantly picks up backstage with Queen Latifah
Monday February 25, 2013 6:55 

 
 
6:57
The stars have taken their seats and excitement is in the air as we wait for the opening act and have the ceremony begin.
Monday February 25, 2013 6:57 

 
 
7:00
It's host Seth Macfarlane's time to shine as he takes centrestage at the Dolby Theatre as host of the Oscars!
Monday February 25, 2013 7:00 

 
 
7:02
Cue applause for Ben Affleck as Macfarlane rubs in the missing nomination for the 'Argo' director.
Monday February 25, 2013 7:02 

 
 
7:04
Macfarlane seems to have got off on the right foot as he keeps the laughter rolling
Monday February 25, 2013 7:04 

 
 
7:06
And he takes a dig at JLaw who apparently confessed backstage 'that win or lose it's just an honour that Meryl Streep wasn't nominated.'
Monday February 25, 2013 7:06 

 
 
7:08
William Shatner arrives unannounced  as Captain Kirk to give us an insight into the future - Macfarlane's shoddy hosting and the headlines it will make tom
Monday February 25, 2013 7:08 

 
 
7:09
And why? The opening act from the future, of course. A song that goes on and on about the actresses and the movies that we saw their 'boobs' in.  
Monday February 25, 2013 7:09 

 
 
7:10
But no, that won't do. It's got to be a 'classic Oscar tune'. Enter Channing Tatum and the Charlize Theron as they take the floor with a balroom dance as Macfarlane croons 'Just the way you look tonight'.
Monday February 25, 2013 7:10 

 
 
7:13
The Oscars is getting 'naughtier' by the minute as Macfarlane tries to prove that he can do a good job to Shatner. A puppet show based on Denzel Washington's Flight, takes over. And it's all about snorting the white stuff.  
Monday February 25, 2013 7:13 

 
 
7:14
In  yet another attempt to make it look all tame & acceptable, Macfarlane has Daniel Radcliffe and Joseph Gordon-Levitt  join him for a quick jig on stage.
Monday February 25, 2013 7:14 

 
 
7:14
Shatner's verdict on Macfarlane  is now 'mediocre'.  
Monday February 25, 2013 7:14 

 
 
7:16
Meanwhile, Shatner reveals a backstage clip where Macfarlane hits on nominee Sally Field that ends in a kiss!
Monday February 25, 2013 7:16 

 
 
7:17
Macfarlane's upping his game. He wows us once again with his smooth vocals as Radcliffe, Levitt, Tatum and Theron join him once again with backup dancers.
Monday February 25, 2013 7:17 

 
 
7:18
Now, for the first award of the evening! Last year's Oscar winner Octavia Spencer arrives on stage to announce the Best Supporting Actor
Monday February 25, 2013 7:18 

 
 
7:20
And the Oscar goes to Christoph Waltz for Django Unchained!
Monday February 25, 2013 7:20 

 
 
7:20
This is his second Oscar win
Monday February 25, 2013 7:20 

 
 
7:21
Waltz is shaking as he takes the Oscar. He doffs his hat to fellow nominees Tommy Lee Jones, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alan Arking and Robert DeNiro. He goes on to thank director Quentin Tarantino and his co-stars.
Monday February 25, 2013 7:21 

 
 
7:22
You scale the mountain cause you're not afraid, you slay the dragon cause  your're not afraid of it: Waltz on Tarantino
Monday February 25, 2013 7:22 

 
 
7:26
Funny people Paul Rudd and Mellisa McCarthy arrive to announce the next winner
Monday February 25, 2013 7:26 

 
 
7:28
And the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film goes to the sweet, romantic Paperman!
Monday February 25, 2013 7:28 

 
 
7:29
McCarthy and Rudd stick on to announce Best Animated Film
Monday February 25, 2013 7:29 

 
 
7:29
And the Oscar goes to Brave
Monday February 25, 2013 7:29 

 
 
7:30
Director Mark Andrews arrives in kilt in tribute to his Scottish animated character
Monday February 25, 2013 7:30 

 
 
7:30
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Christoph Waltz accepts the award for best actor in a supporting role for 'Django Unchained'
Monday February 25, 2013 7:30 

 
 
7:31
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Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron perform during the Oscars
Monday February 25, 2013 7:31 

 
 
7:31
Reese Witherspoon introduces us to the Best Picture nominees
Monday February 25, 2013 7:31 

 
 
7:32
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William Shatner arrives from the future as Captain Kirk
Monday February 25, 2013 7:32 

 
 
7:36
Ooh! "It'll be 16 years before she's (Quvenzhane Wallis) too old for George Clooney": Macfarlane as he raves about the youngest Oscar nominee
Monday February 25, 2013 7:36 

 
 
7:36
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt, host Seth MacFarlane and Daniel Radcliffe perform during the Oscars
Monday February 25, 2013 7:36 

 
 
7:37
The Avengers are here! Downey Jr, Jeremy Renner, Chris Evans, Samuel L Jackson and Mark Ruffalo to present Best Cinematography
Monday February 25, 2013 7:37 

 
 
7:37
And the Oscar goes to Claudio Miranda for Life of Pi
Monday February 25, 2013 7:37 

 
 
7:38
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Macfarlane gets Tommy Lee Jones to laugh as soon as he kicks off the show
Monday February 25, 2013 7:38 

 
 
7:39
Now for the Best Visual Effects
Monday February 25, 2013 7:39 

 
 
7:40
Life of Pi picks up its second Oscar for the evening!
Monday February 25, 2013 7:40 

 
 
7:46
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Charlize Theron and Channing Tatum put on their dancing shoes
Monday February 25, 2013 7:46 

 
 
7:47
Jennifer Aniston and Channing Tatum look smashing as they arrive to announce Best Costume Design
Monday February 25, 2013 7:47 

 
 
7:48
And the Oscar goes to Jacqueline Durran for 'Anna Karenina'
Monday February 25, 2013 7:48 

 
 
7:49
'Les Miserables' picks up Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Monday February 25, 2013 7:49 

 
 
7:51
Macfarlane ushers in 'one of the most beautiful women in the world' - Halle Berry
Monday February 25, 2013 7:51 

 
 
7:52
She's on stage to celebrate the 50th year of James Bond
Monday February 25, 2013 7:52 

 
 
7:52
Berry makes way for the sights, sounds and music of James Bond
Monday February 25, 2013 7:52 

 
 
7:57
Shirley Bassey on stage now giving a powerful performance of the iconic track, Gold Finger
Monday February 25, 2013 7:57 

 
 
8:03
Kerry Washington and Jamie Foxx take the spotlight to present Best Live-Action Short Film
Monday February 25, 2013 8:03 

 
 
8:04
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Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accept the award for best animated feature film for 'Brave'
Monday February 25, 2013 8:04 

 
 
8:04
And the Oscar goes to Shawn Christensen for 'Curfew'
Monday February 25, 2013 8:04 

 
 
8:05
Oscar for Best Documentary on Short Subject goes to 'Inocente'
Monday February 25, 2013 8:05 

 
 
8:14
After watching a clip from the movie Lincoln, Macfarlane gets raised eyebrows as he says the only man to get inside the head of the 16th President of the United States is 'John Wilkes Booth'. 

Uh oh, indeed!  But then like he said, 'nearly 150 years and it's still too soon?'

Monday February 25, 2013 8:14 

 
 
8:14
Ben Affleck presents the Oscar for Best Documentary
Monday February 25, 2013 8:14 

 
 
8:14
And it goes to 'Searching for Sugarman'
Monday February 25, 2013 8:14 

8:17
Who are you rooting for Best Actor?
Bradley Cooper
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Joaquin Phoenix
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Daniel Day-Lewis
 ( 100% )
Denzel Washington
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Hugh Jackman
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Monday February 25, 2013 8:17 

 
 
8:18
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Directors Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman pose with their award for best animated feature film for 'Brave'
Monday February 25, 2013 8:18 

 
 
8:20
Jennifer Garner and Jessica Chastain on stage to present Best Foreign Language Film
Monday February 25, 2013 8:20 

 
 
8:20
And the Oscar goes to Amour!
Monday February 25, 2013 8:20 

 
 
8:23
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Shirley Bassey croons on stage
Monday February 25, 2013 8:23 

 
 
8:23
It's John Travolta on stage and he promises us a 'big treat'!
Monday February 25, 2013 8:23 

 
 
8:24
A mash-up of the Best Oscar winning/nominated musicals...
Monday February 25, 2013 8:24 

 
 
8:25
And it's Catherine Zeta Jones setting the Oscars on fire with All that Jazz from Chicago
Monday February 25, 2013 8:25 

 
 
8:28
Put your hands up for Jennifer Hudson as she belts out a track from Dreamgirls, the musical that bagged her an Oscar.
Monday February 25, 2013 8:28 

 
 
8:30
Even Jack Nicholson's on his feet as JHud takes a bow
Monday February 25, 2013 8:30 

 
 
8:31
Now, for this year's Oscar nominated musical drama - Les Miserables
Monday February 25, 2013 8:31 

 
 
8:32
It's Hugh Jackman channeling Jean Valjean
Monday February 25, 2013 8:32 

 
 
8:32
And then it's Anne Hathway's Fantine
Monday February 25, 2013 8:32 

 
 
8:34
Joining the lead duo on stage are Amanda Seyfried, Samantha Barks, Eddie Redmayne, Russel Crowe, Helena Bonham Carter and Sacha Baron Cohen!
Monday February 25, 2013 8:34 

 
 
8:34
Now the rest of the giant cast of Les Miserables are on stage for the musical extravaganza!
Monday February 25, 2013 8:34 

 
 
8:36
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Musical tribute: Catherine Zeta-Jones performs
Monday February 25, 2013 8:36 

 
 
8:37
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Michael Haneke accepts the award for best foreign language film for 'Amour'
Monday February 25, 2013 8:37 

 
 
8:38
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Jacqueline Durran poses with her award for best costume design for 'Anna Karenina'
Monday February 25, 2013 8:38 

 
 
8:41
Macfarlane's back! "Some of you make beautiful and inspiring movies. Like Ted."  
Monday February 25, 2013 8:41 

 
 
8:41
That gets Mark Wahlberg and Ted on stage. Both look pretty dashing in tuxedos.
Monday February 25, 2013 8:41 

 
 
8:42
The two present the Oscar for Best Sound Mixing
Monday February 25, 2013 8:42 

 
 
8:42
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Lisa Westcott (left) and Julie Dartnell accept the award for best makeup and hairstyling for 'Les Miserables'
Monday February 25, 2013 8:42 

 
 
8:42
Les Miserables takes its first win of the evening
Monday February 25, 2013 8:42 

 
 
8:45
Ted & Wahlberg stick around to hand out the Oscar for Best Sound Editing
Monday February 25, 2013 8:45 

 
 
8:45
And it's a tie! For real says, Wahlberg.
Monday February 25, 2013 8:45 

 
 
8:45
So the first Oscar for Best Sound Editing goes to Zero Dark Thirty
Monday February 25, 2013 8:45 

 
 
8:46
And the second Oscar goes to Skyfall!
Monday February 25, 2013 8:46 

 
 
8:50
The legendary Christopher Plummer to present Best Supporting Actress
Monday February 25, 2013 8:50 

 
 
8:52
And the Oscar goes to Anne Hathaway!
Monday February 25, 2013 8:52 

 
 
8:54
And as anticipated, Hathaway goes breathless on us as she makes her acceptance speech.
Monday February 25, 2013 8:54 

8:55
Who would you like to see take home the Oscar for Best Actress?
Jessica Chastain
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Quvenzhane Wallis
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Jennifer Lawrence
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Naomi Watts
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Emmanuelle Riva
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Monday February 25, 2013 8:55 

 
 
8:58
And quite surprisingly, she doesn't run out of time. But she does thank everyone from Hugh Jackman to her husband
Monday February 25, 2013 8:58 

 
 
8:59
Hathaway's acceptance speech has sparked flow-charts on the internet. But she did end on a note of credibility with her hope that the troubles of Fantine may never visit anyone in real life.  
Monday February 25, 2013 8:59 

 
 
9:02
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Hathaway's big win!
Monday February 25, 2013 9:02 

 
 
9:03
Sandra Bullock presents the award for Best Film Editing
Monday February 25, 2013 9:03 

 
 
9:03
And the Oscar goes to William Goldenberg for 'Argo'
Monday February 25, 2013 9:03 

 
 
9:05
The lovely Jennifer Lawrences ushers the 'unstoppable' Adele  
Monday February 25, 2013 9:05 

 
 
9:06
And the Bond tribute continues as the singer dazzles in her 50 kilo dress as she performs the 'Skyfall' theme track.
Monday February 25, 2013 9:06 

9:11
The Oscar for Best Picture: Who are you voting for?
Life of Pi
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Amour
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Argo
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Lincoln
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Beasts of the Southern Wild
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Silver Linings Playbook
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Monday February 25, 2013 9:11 

 
 
9:12
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Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne and Samantha Barker on stage
Monday February 25, 2013 9:12 

9:12
Best Picture: The remaining nominees!
Django Unchained
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Zero Dark Thirty
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Les Miserables
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Monday February 25, 2013 9:12 

 
 
9:18
'Boy wizard' Daniel Radcliffe and 'Girl Vampire' Kristen Stewart are the next presenters

Monday February 25, 2013 9:18 

 
 
9:19
The Oscar for Achievement in Production Design goes to Lincoln
Monday February 25, 2013 9:19 

 
 
9:21
The gorgeous Salma Hayek on stage to present the Governors Award
Monday February 25, 2013 9:21 

 
 
9:23
D A Pennebakerr, Hal Needham, Jefrey Katzenberg  take the Honorary Award
Monday February 25, 2013 9:23 

 
 
9:26
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Adele sings Skyfall as her outfit pays tribute to Diamonds Are Forever
Monday February 25, 2013 9:26 

 
 
9:27
Geroge Clooney presents the In Memoriam tribute
Monday February 25, 2013 9:27 

 
 
9:31
And the tribute closes with Barbra Streisand taking centrestage
Monday February 25, 2013 9:31 

 
 
9:33
She recalls her collaborations with late composer Marvin Hamlisch and breaks into Memories
Monday February 25, 2013 9:33 

 
 
9:39
Macfarlane welcomes Richard Gere, Rene Zellweger, Queen Latifah and Catherine Zeta Jones cause he's "worried that today's show isn't gay enough yet."
Monday February 25, 2013 9:39 

 
 
9:39
The Chicago cast get set to present Best Original Score
Monday February 25, 2013 9:39 

 
 
9:41
And the Oscar goes to Life of Pi! That's the third  Oscar win for the film  
Monday February 25, 2013 9:41 

 
 
9:46
Norah Jones - almost unrecognisable in an updo - performs Seth Macfarlane's Oscar nominated song
Monday February 25, 2013 9:46 

 
 
9:47
And it's Adele who takes home the Oscar for Best Song for Skyfall
Monday February 25, 2013 9:47 

 
 
9:47
And she's crying with joy
Monday February 25, 2013 9:47 

 
 
9:51
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Backstage with Queen Latifah
Monday February 25, 2013 9:51 

 
 
9:53
Dustin Hoffman and Charlize Theron present Best Adapted Screenplay
Monday February 25, 2013 9:53 

 
 
9:55
And the Oscar goes to Chris Terrio for Argo
Monday February 25, 2013 9:55 

 
 
9:56
The Oscar for Best Original Screenplay goes to Quentin Tarantino for Django Unchained
Monday February 25, 2013 9:56 

 
 
9:58
The 'spaghetti western' director is clearly thrilled. And he's full of thanks to the cast that brought his characters to life.  
Monday February 25, 2013 9:58 

 
 
9:58
And he leaves us with the prediction that 'this is the writer's year'
Monday February 25, 2013 9:58 

 
 
10:00
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Backstage with 2012 Oscar winner Jean Dujardin
Monday February 25, 2013 10:00 

 
 
10:03
Up next, Macfarlane invites Jane Fonda and Michael Douglas - 'legendary actors' who were there since the time 'Hollywood was covered with Cocaine trees.'
Monday February 25, 2013 10:03 

 
 
10:04
The two present the Oscar for Best Direction to Ang Lee for 'Life of Pi'
Monday February 25, 2013 10:04 

 
 
10:05
And that's the fourth Oscar in the bag for 'Life of Pi'
Monday February 25, 2013 10:05 

 
 
10:05
Ang Lee salutes Yann Martel for the inspiring story
Monday February 25, 2013 10:05 

 
 
10:06
And goes on to call Suraj Sharma a 'miracle'
Monday February 25, 2013 10:06 

 
 
10:07
He closes with a 'namaste'
Monday February 25, 2013 10:07 

 
 
10:10
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Anne Hathaway breaks down post her Best Supporting Actress Oscar win
Monday February 25, 2013 10:10 

 
 
10:13
Jean Dujardin works his charm as he gets set to present the Best Actress award
Monday February 25, 2013 10:13 

 
 
10:13
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Quentin Tarantino accepts the award for best writing - original screenplay for 'Django Unchained'
Monday February 25, 2013 10:13 

 
 
10:13
And the Oscar goes to Jennifer Lawrence for 'Silver Linings Playbook'
Monday February 25, 2013 10:13 

 
 
10:14
"This is nuts," says JLaw.
Monday February 25, 2013 10:14 

 
 
10:15
And she wears a face of incredulity as she walks off stage
Monday February 25, 2013 10:15 

 
 
10:15
Meryl Streep may not be nominated but she's still at the Oscars.  
Monday February 25, 2013 10:15 

 
 
10:16
She presents the award for leading actor in a motion picture
Monday February 25, 2013 10:16 

 
 
10:18
And the Oscar goes  to Daniel Day Lewis for 'Lincoln'
Monday February 25, 2013 10:18 

 
 
10:21
Daniel Day Lewis takes a dig at Oscar magnet Meryl Streep. 

He has us laughing  when he reveals that he was committed  to play Margaret Thatcher while Streep was Spielberg's first choice.

Monday February 25, 2013 10:21 

 
 
10:22
Jack Nicholson arrives to give away the Oscar for Best Picture  
Monday February 25, 2013 10:22 

 
 
10:23
But first, Michele Obama appears on the giant screen behind him to share with us why this year's nominees moved her.
Monday February 25, 2013 10:23 

 
 
10:25
And it's the First Lady who announces the winner
Monday February 25, 2013 10:25 

 
 
10:25
And the Oscar goes to 'Argo'
Monday February 25, 2013 10:25 

 
 
10:30
Ben Affleck delivers the longest acceptance speech of the evening!
Monday February 25, 2013 10:30 

 
 
10:31
Kristin Chenoweth's time to shine!
Monday February 25, 2013 10:31 

 
 
10:32
Both Chenoweth and Macfarlane croon 'Here's to the losers' as the curtains come down on the 85th Academy Awards.
Monday February 25, 2013 10:32 

 
 
10:39
 

 

 
 

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