After all the campaigning, controversy, and uh, delicious food, the 85th Academy Awards have finally arrived.

Airing live from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, this year's ceremony is being hosted by "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane. Up for Best Picture this year are plenty of 2012's biggest hits, including "Argo," "Zero Dark Thirty," "Lincoln," and "Django Unchained."

We will be updating the list of winners as soon as the show starts at 8:30 p.m. EST on ABC, so get your ballots ready! And make sure to follow our liveblog below, with analysis and updates being throughout the the night.


BEST ACTOR Daniel Day-Lewis for "Lincoln"

BEST ACTRESS Jennifer Lawrence for "Silver Linings Playbook"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS Anne Hathaway for "Les Miserables"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR Christoph Waltz for "Django Unchained"

BEST DIRECTOR Ang Lee for "Life of Pi"





BEST MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG) "Skyfall" from "Skyfall" (Music and Lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth)

BEST MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE) Mychael Danna for "Life of Pi"



BEST DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE) "Searching for Sugar Man"


BEST MAKEUP "Les Miserables"



BEST SOUND EDITING "Skyfall" "Zero Dark Thirty"

BEST SOUND MIXING "Les Miserables"




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"I'm sorry I did a shot before coming in." -- Jennifer Lawrence in the press room

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"I was here 15 years ago [winning for 'Good WIll Hunting']. I had no idea what I was doing," -- Ben Affleck

The Best and Worst Dressed of the Oscars
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BEST: Kerry Washington oscars Click here for all the highlights and lowlights

The Best and Worst Dressed of the Oscars
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WORST: Halle BerryoscarsClick here to find out more of the highlights and lowlights

02/25/2013 12:05 AM

Alright... no one tell us what happened on 'The Walking Dead'

02/25/2013 12:04 AM

That needed more Stewie and Brian

And We Close the Night With...
02/25/2013 12:03 AM

Seth MacFarlane and Kristin Chenoweth singing a tribute to the losers... This is certainly... something

And The Night's Big Award Goes To...
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'Argo'! (But we all saw it coming)

02/24/2013 11:55 PM

And finally Best Picture...

What... The... F%^#
02/24/2013 11:54 PM

Michella Obama is presenting Best Picture.

02/24/2013 11:50 PM

Daniel Day-Lewis wins Best Actor for 'Lincoln'

She Tripped When Walking Up To The Stage...
02/24/2013 11:46 PM

But somehow J-Law pulled it off!

And Now Best Actress!
02/24/2013 11:44 PM

Holy #$%^ Jennifer Lawrence wins for 'Silver Linings Playbook'!

3 more awards left!
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Best Director Goes To...
02/24/2013 11:35 PM

WHOA! Ang Lee for 'Life of Pi'!

Quentin Tarantino Wins Best Original Screenplay for 'Django Unchained'
02/24/2013 11:30 PM

QT likes tying his ties like he lives his life: fast and loose.

Best Adapted Screenplay Goes to...
02/24/2013 11:25 PM


Charlize Theron is TALL
02/24/2013 11:24 PM

Dustin Hoffman must be overwhelmed right now.

Adele Wins!
02/24/2013 11:17 PM

For Best Original Song for 'Skyfall!' (But was it ever in doubt?)

Best Original Score goes to...
02/24/2013 11:11 PM

'Life of Pi'!

Celebrity Tweet of the Night!
02/24/2013 11:09 PM

Go home everybody!

02/24/2013 10:58 PM

Here's that awkward moment where applause turns the "In Memoriam" into a popularity contest.

Highlights of the Governors Awards
02/24/2013 10:55 PM

It's about time that the director of 'Cannonball Run' was honored at the Oscars (Hal Needham)

The Award For Best Production Design Goes To...
02/24/2013 10:49 PM


Worlds Collide!
02/24/2013 10:48 PM

Daniel Radcliffe and Kristen Stewart together at last!

02/24/2013 10:40 PM

Adele is taking the Stage for a Special Performance of 'Skyfall'
02/24/2013 10:36 PM

Are they going to pretend that the other nominated songs even have a chance?

Best Film Editing goes to...
02/24/2013 10:33 PM


Red Carpet Update: Anne Hathaway
02/24/2013 10:33 PM

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"It came true"
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-- Anne Hathaway, just now

Best Supporting Actress Goes To...
02/24/2013 10:23 PM

Anne Hathaway for 'Les Mis'!

02/24/2013 10:20 PM

We liked that 'Sound of Music' joke. Good on ya, Seth.

'Zero Dark Thirty' AND 'Skyfall' Win Best Sound Editing
02/24/2013 10:19 PM

There's only one solution for this Best Sound Tie-Breaker: ThunderDome

02/24/2013 10:16 PM

We have a TIE for Best Sound Editing?! Seriously?

02/24/2013 10:14 PM

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Best Sound Mixing goes to 'Les Miserables'

02/24/2013 10:11 PM

Robert De Niro looks THRILLED to sit through a bit featuring Seth MacFarlane's Ted.

02/24/2013 10:05 PM

Its like the crowd is giving Russell Crowe a "good effort" applause for attempting to follow Jennifer Hudson

Poor 'Les Mis'
02/24/2013 10:03 PM

They have to follow Jennifer Hudson

02/24/2013 10:02 PM

02/24/2013 9:58 PM

Catherine Zeta-Jones just wow'ed with her rendition of "All That Jazz" from 'Chicago' and now Jennifer Hudson is going to try to show her up with "And I'm Telling you" from 'Dreamgirls'

02/24/2013 9:54 PM

John Travolta just pronounced it "Les Misera-BLAS"

Best Foreign Language Film goes to
02/24/2013 9:53 PM

'Amour'! Click to find out more about the gut-wrenching drama.

Here's an Oscars Update From Moviefone Office:
02/24/2013 9:48 PM

This Twix bar is friggin' delicious!

02/24/2013 9:44 PM

'Searching For Sugar Man' wins Best Documentary!

Red Carpet Update: Jennifer Lawrence
02/24/2013 9:43 PM

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02/24/2013 9:42 PM

First audible groan of the night goes to Seth MacFarlane's John Wilkes Booth joke.

02/24/2013 9:36 PM

And Best Documentary Short Subject goes to 'Inocente'

02/24/2013 9:34 PM

'Curfew' wins Best Live-Action Short

Seth MacFarlane's Monologue Highlights
02/24/2013 9:33 PM

As I said, tonight's ceremony is being watched by a billion people worldwide. Which is why Jodie Foster will be up here in a bit to ask for her privacy.

02/24/2013 9:30 PM

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Shirley Bassey can still kill it!

02/24/2013 9:26 PM

Suddenly... Shirley Bassey!

02/24/2013 9:22 PM

While Achievement in Make-Up goes to...
02/24/2013 9:20 PM

'Les Miserables'!

Best Costume Design goes to...
02/24/2013 9:18 PM

'Anna Karenina'!

Additional Songs They Can Play People Off With
02/24/2013 9:16 PM

The Shower Music from 'Psycho' Darth Vader's Imperial March Damien's Theme from 'The Omen'

OMG they're playing people off with the 'Jaws' theme!
02/24/2013 9:12 PM

Is that kind-of brilliant?

Two in One!
02/24/2013 9:11 PM

'Life of Pi' also just won Best Visual Effects!

The Award for Best Cinematography
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... goes to 'Life of Pi'!

The Avengers Cast is Here...
02/24/2013 9:07 PM

To remind you that the most-attended movies never get nominated.

02/24/2013 9:05 PM

"It will be sixteen years til she's too old for Clooney" - Seth MacFarlane on Quvenzhané Wallis. Yeesh

'Brave' Wins Best Animated Feature!
02/24/2013 9:02 PM

We would have been happy with any of the nominees. Seriously, loved them all. (Even 'FrankenWeenie') (And especially 'ParaNorman')

And now it's time for Best Animated Short
02/24/2013 8:58 PM

And the Oscar goes to 'Paperman'

And the First Award goes to....
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Christoph Waltz for Best Supporting Actor for 'Django Unchained'

And the first award!
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For Best Supporting Actor!

02/24/2013 8:48 PM

A sock-puppet recreation of "Flight" and Seth as "The Flying Nun"
02/24/2013 8:45 PM

If you asked us what we expected from MacFarlane's opening monologue... this isn't it.

02/24/2013 8:43 PM

Seth MacFarlane LOVES racial humor.

02/24/2013 8:38 PM

This Seth MacFarlane "We Saw Your Boobs" song was brought to you by Mr. Skin

Suddenly... a wild Captain Kirk appearance.
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"Why can't Tina and Amy host everything?" - William Shatner, just now.

And Seth follows that with a Chris Brown joke.
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Classic Seth

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Seth MacFarlane with the first(? hopefully last!) slavery joke.

Seth MacFarlane Made Tommy Lee Jones Laugh in the First 30 Seconds
02/24/2013 8:31 PM

An Oscars miracle!

In Case You Forgot
02/24/2013 8:30 PM

Here's the full list of nominations.

The Oscars Star in Just 3 Minutes!
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... And we're already pretty tired!

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Second Burn
02/24/2013 8:08 PM

"I feel like Beyonce."
02/24/2013 8:07 PM

- Adele, on the Oscars red carpet, just now.

"I wish Adele was live-tweeting the Oscars."
02/24/2013 8:05 PM

- Tim Hayne We all do, Tim. We all do.

Red Carpet Update: Charlize Theron
02/24/2013 8:04 PM

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We're Already in a Food Coma
02/24/2013 7:58 PM

And the show doesn't start for another 30 minutes. This is not a good sign.

02/24/2013 7:56 PM

This is a Thing Now...
02/24/2013 7:40 PM

How many celebrity body parts will get joke twitter accounts? And how many of those twitter accounts will keep going past Tuesday afternoon?
First Burn of the Night
02/24/2013 7:34 PM

From JGL's Tumblr
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tumblr_miqzy410t71qa5ga7o1_500 "Sally did indeed know how to tie a bow tie! I thought she would. #Oscars"

Rev Up Those GIFs
02/24/2013 7:26 PM

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Radcliffe & Channing Tatum are doing something "special" tonight

James Lipton & Moviefone: The Chocolate and Peanut Butter of Oscars Coverage
02/24/2013 7:20 PM

Don't forget to follow along with the host of 'Inside the Actors Studio' James Lipton as he live-blogs the big show on

Ask James Lipton a Question During Tonight's Oscars!
02/24/2013 7:14 PM

Red Carpet Updates: Jessica Chastain
02/24/2013 7:05 PM

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02/24/2013 7:01 PM

Dustin Hoffman does not want to be talking to Ryan Seacrest right now.

The ONLY Celebrity That Matters!
02/24/2013 6:57 PM

"Ugh, the show is sooo long"
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- Jennifer Lawrence on E! right now

Moviefone's Printable Ballot
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Have you printed out your copy? There's no better victory than the one with written proof -- dominate your betting pool tonight! 13916_10151725515293508_117207700_n

02/24/2013 6:46 PM

Daniel Radcliffe describing Seth MacFarlane's style of humor is proof that a British accent can make anything sound classy and elegant.

Moviefone's Last Minute Predictions
02/24/2013 6:43 PM

We're giving Best Picture to "Argo." Best Director goes to Spielberg for "Lincoln" Daniel Day-Lewis wins Best Actor for "Lincoln," while J-Law wins Best Actress for "Silver Linings Playbook." Get the rest of our predictions for every award tonight.

T-Minus 2 Hours to the Oscars
02/24/2013 6:11 PM

As E! begins its 973rd hour of pre-show coverage.

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