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Did he miss the punch line? A bangin’ Amy Poehler plays to straight-faced Parks & Recreation costar Adam Scott while presenting at the 2013 Writers Guild Awards at the JW Marriott in Los Angeles on Feb. 17.
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Zero Dark Thirty’s Jessica Chastain turns up in yet another risky fashion creation at the WGAs, where her film took home an award.
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For us? Also at the WGAs, Silver Linings Playbook star Jacki Weaver savors the sweet smell of success – or, uh, sunflowers.
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'GIRL' ON FIRE
Of-the-moment starlet Lena Dunham scores yet another award, this from the Writers Guild for her work on Girls.
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'SHORT' & SWEET
At the 65th annual Directors Guild Awards to present nominee Steven Spielberg with a medallion from the Directors Guild of America, Martin Short takes a seat next to ‘s leading lady, his wife . “I like my champagne like I like my women,” Short joked during his speech. “Compliments of the DGA.”
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takes home Saturday night’s top honor – and continues to stir buzz over his Oscar snub. “I worked really, really hard to become the best director that I could be,” the Argo filmmaker said after picking up his prize for outstanding directorial achievement at L.A.’s Hollywood & Highland center. “I don’t think that this makes me a real director, but I think it means I’m on my way.”
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Les Misérables costars and show some support for their nominated director Tom Hooper – and some affection for each other.
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The night’s host Kelsey Grammer gets a hand from wife Kayte as he walks the pre-show red carpet.
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It’s ladies’ night for presenter Helen Hunt and Girls mastermind Lena Dunham, who earns honors for outstanding directorial achievement in a comedy series. “Steven Spielberg, I am coming for you,” she playfully warned in her acceptance speech. “Ben Affleck, I already came for you.”
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After accepting a win for outstanding directorial achievement in children’s programs, Let It Shine director Paul Hoen finds a fitting fan in Beasts of the Southern Wild’s 9-year-old star (and Oscar nominee!) Quvenzhané Wallis, who shows off an award-worthy fashion accessory: a purse puppy.
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Presenting Daniel Day-Lewis with an award Saturday at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival was just the jumping off point for Sally Field, who flings herself into her Lincoln costar’s arms.
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He’s still telling her what to do! Beasts of the Southern Wild’s director Benh Zeitlin leads the film’s young star Quvenzhané Wallis – and her pink teddy bear – into a twirl at the festival, where she was honored with a Virtuoso award for her breakthrough performance.
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Festival fans show some love to Eddie Redmayne, who also won for his breakthrough performance in Les Misérables.
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Another breakthrough award winner: Elle Fanning, who indulges an admirer’s snap decision with a smile.
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Now that’s a good one! Argo director and star cracks up when presented with the festival’s Modern Master award by close pal .
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TAKING A STAND
Django Unchained director Quentin Tarantino gets a lift while being honored for his film work with the American Riviera award.
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LOOK OF LOVE
Happily marrieds and only have eyes for each other Tuesday at the National Board of Review Awards in New York City.
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KEEP IN TOUCH
What a night for Jessica Chastain! Not only did she take home the best actress prize for her role in Zero Dark Thirty – which was also named best film – but she gets a sweet hug from , who received the best supporting actor award for Django Unchained.
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Everyone’s a winner: Chastain joins Les Misérables director Tom Hooper, whose movie was recognized as a top film of the year, and costars and Eddie Redmayne, who picked up an award for best ensemble.
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listens in as her Les Miz costar Redmayne takes a stand at the awards show after the cast won best ensemble.
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Silver Linings Playbook’s , who took the best actor award – he nabbed the same honor over the weekend at the Palm Springs International Film Festival – chats up Josh Brolin, whose new movie Gangster Squad opens Friday.
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joins fellow A-lister , who was on hand to see the James Bond franchise awarded a film history award for 50 years of movie-making.
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is batting .1000 after nabbing an award for special achievement in filmmaking and also getting top film kudos for Argo, which he directed and starred in.
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HAT'S ALL, FOLKS!
Tipping is allowed for John C. Reilly, who voiced the title character in Wreck-it Ralph, named best animated feature at the awards show.
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After posing with fans outside the Crimson Club, Jessica Chastain shows off her lacy side Monday at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards in N.Y.C., where she was a best actress nominee for Zero Dark Thirty.
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TAKING A STAND
In a surprise win, Rachel Weisz beat out Chastain as best actress for her role in The Deep Blue Sea. When asked if she and her Dream House costar hubby would ever do another film together, Weisz teased, “We already did one, so why not do another?”
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Looking presidential standing behind a podium in a business suit, Daniel Day-Lewis says a few words before taking home the trophy for best actor for his much-praised role in Lincoln. Costar and fellow award winner Sally Field called him “a staggering talent.”
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Field, who nabbed the best supporting actress award for her role as Mary Todd in Lincoln, cozies up to another winner, Zero Dark Thirty best director Kathryn Bigelow.
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WHAT A DOOZY!
Recognized as best supporting actor for both Magic Mike and Bernie, – who brought Mike director Steven Soderbergh to the gala – admitted that the one food he missed most during his almost 40 lbs. weight loss for his new film Dallas Buyers Club was cheeseburgers. But as soon as filming was over, McConaughey said he ordered one “and then I sat there for 25 minutes and doozied it up.”