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Oscars: Behind the scenes

<p>Jamie Foxx is shown backstage before presenting the Oscar for achievement in music. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Jamie Foxx is shown backstage before presenting the Oscar for achievement in music. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jamie Foxx is shown backstage before presenting the Oscar for achievement in music. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Lupita Nyong'o shakes hands with fellow supporting actress nominee Julia Roberts as Brad Pitt looks on. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Lupita Nyong'o shakes hands with fellow supporting actress nominee Julia Roberts as Brad Pitt looks on. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Lupita Nyong'o shakes hands with fellow supporting actress nominee Julia Roberts as Brad Pitt looks on. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Jared Leto shakes hands as best actor nominee Leonardo DiCaprio. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Jared Leto shakes hands as best actor nominee Leonardo DiCaprio. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jared Leto shakes hands as best actor nominee Leonardo DiCaprio. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Jennifer Lawrence peeks around an Oscar statue on the red carpet. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

Jennifer Lawrence peeks around an Oscar statue on the red carpet. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Jennifer Lawrence peeks around an Oscar statue on the red carpet. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Benedict Cumberbatch jumps behind U2.
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Benedict Cumberbatch jumps behind U2. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Benedict Cumberbatch jumps behind U2. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Liza Minnelli, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt chat. 
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Liza Minnelli, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt chat. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Liza Minnelli, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt chat. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Olivia Wilde, wearing Lorraine Schwartz drop earrings, winks next to Jason Sudeikis. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

Olivia Wilde, wearing Lorraine Schwartz drop earrings, winks next to Jason Sudeikis. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Olivia Wilde, wearing Lorraine Schwartz drop earrings, winks next to Jason Sudeikis. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Jonah Hill after arriving. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Jonah Hill after arriving. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Jonah Hill after arriving. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Leonardo DiCaprio arrives. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Leonardo DiCaprio arrives. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Leonardo DiCaprio arrives. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Jennifer Lawrence greets Channing Tatum on the red carpet. REUTERS/Mike Blake</p>

Jennifer Lawrence greets Channing Tatum on the red carpet. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Jennifer Lawrence greets Channing Tatum on the red carpet. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Julia Roberts speaks with CEO of DreamWorks Jeffrey Katzenberg and his wife Marilyn Katzenberg. REUTERS/Mike Blake</p>

Julia Roberts speaks with CEO of DreamWorks Jeffrey Katzenberg and his wife Marilyn Katzenberg. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Julia Roberts speaks with CEO of DreamWorks Jeffrey Katzenberg and his wife Marilyn Katzenberg. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Bradley Cooper and actor John Travolta greet each other. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Bradley Cooper and actor John Travolta greet each other. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Bradley Cooper and actor John Travolta greet each other. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Meryl Streep on the red carpet . REUTERS/Mike Blake</p>

Meryl Streep on the red carpet . REUTERS/Mike Blake

Meryl Streep on the red carpet . REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Leonardo DiCaprio, wearing an Armani tuxedo, on the red carpet. 

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Leonardo DiCaprio, wearing an Armani tuxedo, on the red carpet. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Leonardo DiCaprio, wearing an Armani tuxedo, on the red carpet. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

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<p>Matthew McConaughey jokes with Samuel L. Jackson. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Matthew McConaughey jokes with Samuel L. Jackson. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Matthew McConaughey jokes with Samuel L. Jackson. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Cate Blanchett hugs Jennifer Lawrence as they arrive. REUTERS/Adrees Latif</p>

Cate Blanchett hugs Jennifer Lawrence as they arrive. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Cate Blanchett hugs Jennifer Lawrence as they arrive. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

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<p>Charlize Theron speaks with Jennifer Lawrence. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Charlize Theron speaks with Jennifer Lawrence. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Charlize Theron speaks with Jennifer Lawrence. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Bill Murray on the red carpet. 
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Bill Murray on the red carpet. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Bill Murray on the red carpet. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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<p>Christian Bale talks with Jeremy Renner. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</p>

Christian Bale talks with Jeremy Renner. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Christian Bale talks with Jeremy Renner. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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<p>Ed Begley, Jr. and his daughter Hayden Begley on the red carpet. REUTERS/Mike Blake</p>

Ed Begley, Jr. and his daughter Hayden Begley on the red carpet. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Ed Begley, Jr. and his daughter Hayden Begley on the red carpet. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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