PHOTO CALL: Inside the 85th Academy Awards

By Matthew Blank
25 Feb 2013

The 85th Academy Awards, hosted by Seth MacFarlane — and dedicated to music in film — were presented Feb. 24 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center. The evening featured performances from the cast of "Les Misérables," Barbra Streisand and more.



"Les Misérables," the starry film adaptation of the award-winning musical of the same name, took home three awards. Anne Hathaway was awarded Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as the ill-fated Fantine, and the film took home awards for Makeup and Hairstyling, and Sound Mixing.



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Anne Hathaway and Hugh Jackman
Photo by A.M.P.A.S.



Also taking home top honors at the 2013 awards ceremony were "Argo" (Best Picture), Daniel Day-Lewis (Best Actor for "Lincoln"), Jennifer Lawrence (Best Actress for "Silver Linings Playbook"), Christoph Waltz (Best Actor in a Supporting Role for "Django Unchained") and Ang Lee (Best Direction for "Life of Pi").

Performances included an opening number featuring host MacFarlane alongside Daniel Radcliffe and Joseph Gordon-Levitt; a ballroom-style dance with Channing Tatum and Charlize Theron to "The Way You Look Tonight"; Dame Shirley Bassey singing "Goldfinger"; a tribute to the resurgence of movie musicals over the past decade, including "All That Jazz" with Catherine Zeta-Jones, "And I Am Telling You" with Jennifer Hudson and "One Day More" with the cast of "Les Misérables"; Adele's "Skyfall"; a tribute to the late Marvin Hamlisch, featuring Barbra Streisand; and "Everybody Needs a Best Friend," featuring Nora Jones.