Photo Coverage: 79th Annual Academy Awards

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The 79th Annual Academy Awards were held at the Kodak Theatre in L.A. on February 25th.  ABC aired a live broadcast of the ceremony that evening. 

Jennifer Hudson was awarded Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance as Effie in Dreamgirls.  Alan Arkin, of Little Miss Sunshine, received an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor.  Helen Mirren was honored with a Best Actress Oscar for her performance in the title role of The Queen (Forest Whitaker won Best Actor for a similarly regal performance in The Last King of Scotland).

Martin Scorcese (after six previous nominations) was honored as Best Director for his crime thriller The Departed, which also received the Oscar for Best Picture. 

Visit www.oscars.com for more information and a full list of winners.

Photos by Sara De Boer/Retna Ltd.

Arrivals

 
Eddie Murphy


Eddie Murphy and Tracey Edmunds


Eddie Murphy with Mickey Rooney and wife


Kate Winslet


Kate Winslet


Kate Winslet with husband Sam Mendes


Mark Wahlberg and guest


Alan Arkin and wife


Alan Arkin


Cate Blanchett


Cate Blanchett


Sacha Baron Cohen and guest


Jennifer Lopez


Jennifer Lopez


Peter Sarsgaard and Maggie Gyllenhaal


Maggie Gyllenhaal


Al Gore


Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna


Elisabeth Shue


Nicole Kidman and Naomi Watts


Nicole Kidman


Naomi Watts


Adriana Barraza


Catherine Deneuve


Catherine Deneuve


Ryan Gosling and family


Peter O'Toole


Queen Latifah


Queen Latifah


Clint Eastwood and wife


Martin Scorcese and family


Faye Dunaway


Clive Owen


Robert Downey Jr.


Eva Green


Rashida Jones and Quincy Jones


Jackie Earle Haley and wife


Abigail Breslin


Reese Witherspoon


Reese Witherspoon


Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman


Djimon Honsou


Helen Mirren


Helen Mirren


Leonardo DiCaprio


Forest Whitaker and wife


Kirsten Dunst


Anne Hathaway


Anne Hathaway


Melissa Etheridge and Tammy Lynn Michaels


Jessica Biel


Jessica Biel


Beyonce Knowles


Beyonce Knowles


Gwyneth Paltrow


Gwyneth Paltrow


Anika Noni Rose and Jennifer Hudson


Anika Noni Rose and Jennifer Hudson


Jennifer Hudson


Emily Blunt


Jada Pinkett Smith


Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith and son Jaden


Rachel Weisz


Rachel Weisz


Rinko Kikuchi


John Travolta and Kelly Preston


Jodie Foster


Cameron Diaz


Cameron Diaz


Penelope Cruz


Penelope Cruz


Larry David


Portia di Rossi


Melissa Rivers and Joan Rivers

Press Room


Helen Mirren


Alan Arkin


Martin Scorcese


Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Helen Mirren and Alan Arkin


Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson


Forest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson, Helen Mirren and Alan Arkin


Michael Arndt (Best Original Screenplay for Little Miss Sunshine)


Jennifer Hudson


Jennifer Hudson


Jennifer Hudson


Jennifer Hudson


Melissa Etheridge


John Travolta, Melissa Etheridge and Queen Latifah


Al Gore and Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth)


Nicole Kidman


Nicole Kidman


Cameron Diaz and George Miller (Happy Feet)


Tom Hanks


Tom Hanks and William Monahan (Best Adapted Screenplay for The Departed)


Daniel Craig and Nicole Kidman Best Art Direction Winner Eugenio Caballero and Set Decorator Pilar Revuelta (Pan's Labyrinth)


Naomi Watts


Sherry Lansing


Sherry Lansing


Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, and Jack Black with Best Achievement in Makeup winners David Marti and Montse Ribe (Pan's Labyrinth)


Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Jack Black, David Marti and Montse Ribe

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