(L-R) Best actor winner Matthew McConaughey, best actress winner Cate Blanchett, best supporting actress winner Lupita Nyong'o and best supporting actor winner Jared Leto pose with their Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.
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Lupita Nyong’o accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for "12 Years a Slave" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Leonardo DiCaprio (l.) congratulates Matthew McConaughey for winning the award for best actor in a leading role for "Dallas Buyers Club" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday.
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Director David O. Russell (l.) runs away with director Spike Jonze's (back 3rd l.) Oscar as they joke on the carpet at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood, California. Jonze won the award for for best original screenplay for the film "Her".
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From left, The Edge, Bono, Larry Mullen, Jr. and Adam Clayton of U2 perform on stage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Director Alfonso Cuaron (r.) and environmentalist Sheherazade Goldsmith arrive at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscars Party in West Hollywood, California. Cuaron earlier won two Oscars for best director and best film editing for his film "Gravity".
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Karen O (l.) and Ezra Koenig perform during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre.
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Kevin Spacey, from left, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Degeneres and Jared Leto join other celebrities for a "selfie" during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, in Los Angeles.
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Brad Pitt (l.) and Ellen DeGeneres (r.) pass out pizza in the audience during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday.
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Darlene Love, center, sings as Janet Friesen, background left, and Morgan Neville accept the award for best documentary feature for “20 Feet from Stardom” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday in Los Angeles.
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Chris Hemsworth (l.) and Charlize Theron present an award during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Pharrell Williams performs "Happy" on stage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Julia Roberts (l.) and Meryl Streep are seen in the audience at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday.
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Jared Leto arrives at the Oscars on Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars.
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Steve McQueen (l.) and Bianca Stigter arrive at the Oscars on Sunday at the Dolby Theater.
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Jason Sudeikis (l.) takes a cell phone photo of Olivia Wilde as they arrive at the Oscars on Sunday.
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Dax Shepard (l.) and Kristen Bell arrive at the Oscars on Sunday at the Dolby Theater.
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Bono (l.) and Leonardo DiCaprio arrive at the Oscars on Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Brian Cullinan (L) and Rick Rosas from the accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers hold briefcases containing the winning envelopes on the red carpet at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.
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Members of the media take positions on the red carpet ahead of the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, Sunday.
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An Oscars statue is seen along the red carpet in the background as pedestrians take cover during a downpour ahead of the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, Saturday, March 1.
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A palm tree is seen in the background as a covered Oscars statue is placed along the red carpet ahead of the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, Saturday, March 1.
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Oscars statues are seen in the background as a man clears rain water from the red carpet ahead of the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California, Saturday, March 1.
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Workers roll out a section of red carpet outside the Dolby Theatre in preparation for the 86th Annual Academy Awards on Feb. 26 in Los Angeles.
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An Oscar statue is covered in plastic as preparations are made for the March 2 awards ceremony in Los Angeles Feb. 26.
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Gregg Donovan greets visitors as they walk past the red carpet outside the Dolby Theater in Hollywood Feb. 26.
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The street outside the Dolby Theater is blocked off as preparations begin on Feb. 24 for the awards ceremony.
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Academy Award-nominated actress Lupita Nyong’o talks with host David Letterman on the set of the 'Late Show with David Letterman' Feb. 19 in New York.
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This film image shows Amy Adams (from l. to r.), Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale, and Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from best picture nominated film 'American Hustle.' This year's best picture race is shaping up to be one of the most unpredictable in years. The favorites are '12 Years a Slave,' 'Gravity,' and 'American Hustle.'
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This film image shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from 'Gravity.' Ms. Bullock is nominated for best actress in a leading role.
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This image shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from the film 'Her.' The movie is nominated for four Oscars including best picture.
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This image shows Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof in a scene from the film 'Dallas Buyers Club.' Mr. McConaughey is nominated for best actor in a leading role.
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This image shows Bruce Dern as Woody Grant (l.) and Will Forte as David Grant in a scene from the film 'Nebraska.' The movie is nominated for best picture, along with five other nominations, including Dern for performance by an actor in a leading role.
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This film image shows Tom Hanks (c.), in best picture nominee 'Captain Phillips.' The movie is also nominated for five other awards.
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This image shows Michael Fassbender (from l. to r.), Lupita Nyong'o, and Chiwetel Ejiofor in a scene from the film '12 Years A Slave.' The film has nine Academy Awards nominations.
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This image shows Cate Blanchett in a scene from the Oscar-nominated film 'Blue Jasmine.' Ms. Blanchett is nominated for her performance as an actress in a leading role.
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This film image shows Leonardo DiCaprio as Jordan Belfort in a scene from 'The Wolf of Wall Street.' The movie is nominated for an Oscar for best motion picture of the year as well as four other nominations.
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This image shows Judi Dench and Steve Coogan in a scene from 'Philomena.' The film is nominated for an Oscar for best motion picture, along with three other Oscar nominations, including Dench's nomination for performance by an actress in a leading role.
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Philomena Lee is the Irish woman whose true story about her search for the son that she gave up for adoption in the 1950’s was turned into a Hollywood film.
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o (from l. to r.), actor Chimetel Ejiotor, director Steve McQueen, actress Sarah Paulson, and actor Michael Fassbender pose backstage with their Best Motion Picture - Drama award for the film '12 Years a Slave' at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Jan. 12.
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This image shows Jared Leto as Rayon in a scene from 'Dallas Buyers Club.' The film has six Oscar nominations, including best performance by an actor in a supporting role for Leto.
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Jean Paul Isaacs holds a pair of prop Oscars backstage during rehearsals for the awards show in Los Angeles Feb. 26. Isaacs was among six aspiring young filmmakers selected from colleges across the country who will be handing Oscar statuettes to the winners on Sunday, March 2.
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The dessert table features miniature Oscar statues coated with 24k gold dust at the 86th Oscars Governors Ball press preview in Hollywood Feb. 20.
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Hand-crafted envelopes by Marc Friedland for the 86th Oscars are displayed at the Governors Ball Press Preview on Feb. 20.
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Pink performs at the 56th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Jan. 26. The Grammy-winning singer joins a lineup for the Oscars already set to include performances from U2, Pharrell Williams, Bette Midler, rocker Karen O, and Broadway star Idina Menzel.
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Oscar-nominated costumes for 'American Hustle,' by costume designer Michael Wilkinson, are on display at the 22nd annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design Exhibit in Los Angeles on Feb. 8. This year's five Oscar nominees for best costumes are 'American Hustle,' 'The Grandmaster,' 'The Great Gatsby,' 'The Invisible Woman,' and '12 Years A Slave.'
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Jeremy Scahill (r.) co-writer and cast member of the Oscar-nominated documentary film 'Dirty Wars,' poses for a photo with Karim Amer, producer of the Oscar-nominated documentary film 'The Square,' at a reception Feb. 26 in Beverly Hills.
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Actor Chris Hemsworth (l.) and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the nominees for best actress in Beverly Hills Jan. 16.
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June Squibb, cast member of the Oscar-nominated film 'Nebraska,' speaks to a reporter after she was nominated for best supporting actress in Los Angeles Jan. 16. Squibb earned her first Oscar nomination at 84.