84th Annual Academy Awards

Hollywood stars come out to play for glittering Oscars ceremony
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Filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, winner of the Best Foreign Film Award for 'A Separation,' speaks onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards. (Getty Images)
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Actor Jean Dujardin accepts the Best Actor Award for 'The Artist' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Director Michel Hazanavicius accepts the Best Picture Award for 'The Artist' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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(L-R) Screenwriters Nat Faxon, Alexander Payne and Jim Rash accept the Best Accepted Screenplay Award for 'The Descendants' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Actor Christopher Plummer accepts the Best Supporting Actor Award for 'Beginners' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Director Gore Verbinski accepts the Best Animated Feature Award for 'Rango' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Composer Ludovic Bource accepts the Best Original Score Award for 'The Artist' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Filmmakers Daniel Junge (L) and Sarmeen Obaid-Chinoy accept the Documentary Short Subject Award for 'Saving Face' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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(L-R) Composer Ludovic Bource,actress Penelope Ann Miller, producer Thomas Langmann, director Michel Hazanavicius and actress Berenice Bejo accept the Best Picture Award for 'The Artist' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Animators William Joyce (L) and Brandon Oldenburg accept the Best Animated Short Film Award for 'The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Costume designer Mark Bridges accepts the Best Costume Design Award onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Producer Thomas Langmann accepts the Best Picture Award for 'The Artist' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Songwriter Bret McKenzie accepts the Best Original Song Award for 'Man or Muppet' from 'The Muppets' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Cinematographer Robert Richardson accepts the Best Cinematography Award onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Filmmakers Terry George (L) and Oorlagh George accept the Best Live Action Short Film Award for 'The Shore' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Actress Octavia Spencer accepts the Best Supporting Actress Award for 'The Help' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Makeup artists J. Roy Helland (L) and Mark Coulier accept the Best Makeup Award for 'The Iron Lady' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Animators William Joyce (L) and Brandon Oldenburg accept the Best Animated Short Film Award for 'The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore' onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Presenter Michael Douglas speaks onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Presenter Meryl Streep speaks onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Presenter Angelina Jolie speaks onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Actress Sandra Bullock presents the Oscar for Foreign Language Film onstage at the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Presenter Will Ferrell speaks onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Presenter Chris Rock speaks onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Presenters Ben Stiller (L) and Emma Stone speak onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Presenters Robert Downey Jr. (L) and Gwyneth Paltrow speak onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Presenters Jennifer Lopez (L) and Cameron Diaz speak onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Presenters Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy speak onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Presenter Tom Hanks speaks onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Actor George Clooney attends the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Host Billy Crystal performs onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)
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Actor Brad Pitt applauds during the ceremony of the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Presenter Christian Bale speaks onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Getty Images)