DRESS FOR SUCCESS
What tip did Anne Hathaway receive from former Oscar cohost Shirley MacLaine? “Change clothes as often as possible,” Hathaway tells ABC as she makes her way down the red carpet. “I took that one to heart.”
A NICE SURPRISE
Presenter Robert Downey Jr.‘s take on the best actor nominees? “They’re all good.”
LIVING THE DREAM
“A year ago I was auditioning for the role,” says True Grit nominee Hailee Steinfeld (with brother Griffin). “Now I’m here.”
A TIME TO THRILL
“I’ve got all my girls here with me!” says nominee Jeff Bridges (with wife Susan, center, and from left, daughters Jessie, Hayley and Isabelle and son-in-law Brandon Boesch).
Oscar nights may vary, “but the one thing that is the same is my best friend Busy [Philipps, right],” says Michelle Williams of her date for the night.