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85th Academy Awards

Ceremony took place in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 24

Awards show central

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

Golden Globes highlights and wins

Hosts Tina Fey (left) and Amy Poehler showcased their humor throughout the night. See more highlights.
People's Choice Awards
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People's Choice Awards

Taylor Swift and other stars on the red carpet before the show.

Inside Movies

Django Unchained

Best movies of 2012

Which movies did Globe critics Ty Burr and Wesley Morris like the most this year? Check out their top 10 lists.
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Hugh Bonneville and Rob James-Collier

Hollywood in the Hub

More movie studios are using Boston as their set. Check out star sightings around town.
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'Good Will Hunting'

10 great Boston films

Critics Ty Burr and Mark Feeney offer up contenders for the best Boston flick ever.
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Movie Nation
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Globe critic

Weekend box office
(Week of Sept. 23/Source: IMDB)
1. 'Prisoners'
$20.8M
2. 'Insidious: Chapter 2'
$13.8M
3. 'The Family'
$7M
4. 'Instructions Not Included'
$5.4M
5. 'Battle of the Year'
$4.6M

Stand-out moments

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Billy CrystalNotable Oscar hosts
Remember the years when Billy Crystal hosted the Academy Awards? This year it's Seth MacFarlane. Let's take a stroll down memory lane.
A fashion history
CherShowstopping Oscars gowns
There have been many memorable Oscar gowns. Whether classic or daring, glamorous or flashy, these dresses are forever part of our fashion history.
Past Oscar moments
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Past Oscar moments
Take a look at some of the most memorable incidents of the storied awards show.
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With best picture Oscar, Ben's comeback is complete

Ty Burr writes that with Sunday night’s best picture Oscar win for “Argo,” Ben Affleck has gone from the pit of pop scorn to the apex of Hollywood respect.
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Memorable Oscar moments and wins

Actor-director Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck's film "Argo" won the award for best picture fifteen years after he and fellow Bostonian Matt Damon won an Oscar for "Good Will Hunting." BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
Jennifer Lawrence
Jennifer Lawrence accepted the award for best actress in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook." Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Daniel Day-Lewis
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Best Director winner Ang Lee
Best Director winner Ang Lee accepted his golden statue. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
Actress Anne Hathaway
Actress Anne Hathaway accepted the Best Supporting Actress award for "Les Miserables." Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones
Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones performed a medley from "Chicago," in which she previously starred, during a tribute to musicals. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Christoph Waltz
Actor Christoph Waltz accepted the award for best actor in a supporting role for "Django Unchained." Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Singer Shirley Bassey
Singer Shirley Bassey performed a tribute to "James Bond" during the show. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
Actress Halle Berry introduced a tribute to 'James Bond.'
Actress Halle Berry introduced the tribute to "James Bond." BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images
From left: Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, host Seth MacFarlane, and Daniel Radcliffe performed together at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
From left: Actors Joseph Gordon-Levitt, host Seth MacFarlane, and Daniel Radcliffe performed together at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
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Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck: From Cambridge to Hollywood

Ben Affleck came from a Cambridge kid to star of the silver screen—and now his film “Argo” took home Best Picture at Sunday’s Academy Awards. See how he got here.

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'The Artist'

‘The Artist’ triumphs;
Streep surprises

“The Artist” (left) won five awards and became the first silent film to win best picture in 83 years.
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Oscar after parties

Oscars after-parties

After the Academy Awards, the stars turned up the glitz for the after-parties. Check out Hollywood's best and brightest partying it up

83d Academy Awards

82d Academy Awards

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Neil Patrick Harris

Show highlights

Neil Patrick Harris hosted the 82d Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, where "The Hurt Locker" was the big winner.
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George Clooney

On the red carpet

Before the statues and speeches, Hollywood's finest strolled the red carpet. See who strutted their stuff before the show.
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