Were Stars Having Even More Fun Backstage at the 2021 Oscars? Take a Look at These Pics and Decide
The backstage space was for mingling, trophy engraving and selfies, of course
Presenter Reese Witherspoon snaps a selfie in front of a wall of little gold men during the Oscars at Union Station in Los Angeles on Sunday night.
Meanwhile, Danish filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg of Another Round takes a selfie with his own Oscar for International Feature Film backstage at Union Station.
Singer H.E.R. celebrates her win for Best Original Song (and the fact that she's halfway to an EGOT at 23!) outside the ceremony, where her tune "Fight for You" from Judas and the Black Messiah won the honor.
Acting winners Youn Yuh-jung (Best Supporting Actress, Minari), Daniel Kaluuya (Best Supporting Actor, Judas and the Black Messiah) and Frances McDormand (Best Actress, Nomadland) buddy up backstage at Union Station on Sunday night. Best Actor winner, Sir Anthony Hopkins of The Father, was in Wales and unable to attend the ceremony in-person or virtually.
Best Supporting Actress nominee Maria Bakalova of Borat Subsequent Moviefilm looks back dramatically while entering Union Station.
Mia Neal has an emotional moment with colleague Sergio Lopez-Rivera after their win for Best Makeup and Hairstyling for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. Neal and collaborator Jamika Wilson became the first Black women to win Oscars in the category on Sunday night.
Presenter Angela Bassett greets Best Actress nominee Viola Davis of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and her husband Julius Tennon during a break.
Martin Desmond Roe and Travon Free hug tightly backstage after winning the Oscar for Live Action Short for Two Distant Strangers.
Best Supporting Actress nominee Amanda Seyfried of Mank has a moment with Best Actress nominee Vanessa Kirby of Pieces of a Woman between segments.
Daniel Kaluuya watches closely as his name is engraved on his Best Supporting Actor statuette at Union Station on Sunday night.
Minari costars Youn Yuh-Jung and Steven Yeun (a Best Actor nominee) embrace following her Best Supporting Actress win on Sunday.