Stars Honor the Best in Show

Octavia & Viola! Meryl & Jake! See the stars continue to enjoy awards show season from coast to coast

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FRENCH CONNECTION

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The Artist’s Bérénice Bejo (who’s up for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar) syncs up with director Michel Hazanavicius at her country’s version of the Academy Awards – the Césars – in Paris on Feb. 24.

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SHOCK & AWW!

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Trophy collector seems astonished to receive an honorary César for her contribution to film from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind director Michael Gondry at the 37th annual awards show in Paris on Friday.

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TRIO GOOD

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Taraji P. Henson poses with Oscar nominees Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis at the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards on Feb. 17, where The Help stars both took home trophies for their work in the Academy Award-nominated film.

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'SUN' MATES

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and A Raisin in the Sun costar Sanaa Lathan catch up backstage at the NAACP Image Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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THE BEE'S KNEES

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Laurence Fishburne, who earned an NAACP Image Award for his role in HBO’s Thurgood, gets a pat of approval from activist and actor Harry Belafonte.

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SISTER ACT

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Tia and Tamera Mowry walk the NAACP Awards red carpet, where the duo was nominated for an award for their Style Network reality show.

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LUCKY GUY

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beams while being flanked by costars Holliday Grainger and Christina Ricci at the Berlin Film Festival premiere of their drama Bel Ami in Germany on Feb. 18.

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'BEAR' ESSENTIALS

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presents the Golden Bear award for lifetime achievement to Best Actress Oscar nominee Meryl Streep at the Berlin Film Festival on Valentine’s Day.

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THE 'HI' LIFE

THE 'HI' LIFE
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Also making the rounds in Berlin: , who waves to photographers while promoting her drama La Chispa de la Vida (As Luck Would Have It).

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PRESENT TENSE

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presents the Ace Golden Eddie filmmaker of the year award to The Descendants director Alexander Payne at the 62nd annual gala on Feb. 18.

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LOOKIN' ACE

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Kyle Chandler suits up for the 62nd annual ACE Eddie Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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UP IN ARMS

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Also working the red carpet: The Artist’s Missi Pyle, who puts on a gun show while making her way into the ACE Eddie Awards.

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WAVE RIDER

WAVE RIDER
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The Help’s Octavia Spencer continues to make her impression on the awards circuit, with a flirty appearance at the Writers Guild Awards on Feb. 19.

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JUMP TO IT

JUMP TO IT
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Bridesmaids star Kristen Wiig gets red-y to present at the Writers Guild of America East Awards in New York on Feb. 19.

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SKIRTING THE ISSUE

SKIRTING THE ISSUE
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New Girls’s Zooey Deschanel puts her pattern on display at the Writers Guild Awards in Hollywood.

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SHE'S SO HIP

SHE'S SO HIP
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Parks & Recreation star Amy Poehler gets glam in Hollywood for a night out at the 2012 Writers Guild Awards.

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SPOUSAL SUPPORT

SPOUSAL SUPPORT
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Leslie Mann stands by her man, husband Judd Apatow, at the Writers Guild of America East Awards in New York, where the filmmaker earned the Herb Sargent Award for comedy excellence.

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STAR GAZING

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finds a gorgeous dinner date in partner during the Berlin Film Festival’s Cinema for Peace Gala on Feb. 13, where the actress was awarded for her directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey.

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HELLO, DOLLY!

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The Iron Lady star Meryl Streep admires a matryoshka doll – decorated with a portrait of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher – during a Feb. 14 press conference at the Berlin Film Festival.

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IRISH PRIDE

IRISH PRIDE
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Michael Fassbender brings out his best threads for the 9th annual Irish Film & Television Awards in Dublin on Feb. 11, picking up the best actor award for his performance in Shame.

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MAKE-OUT SESSION

MAKE-OUT SESSION
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Someone is ready for his close-up! Jean Dujardin goes in for a kiss with The Artist co-star Bérénice Bejo at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, where the costars were honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award on Feb. 4.

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ARMS WIDE OPEN

ARMS WIDE OPEN
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Shailene Woodley readies to accept her Virtuoso Award with arms outstretched on Feb. 3 during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

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FUNNY FACE

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A Better Life star Demian Bichir laughs it up alongside date Stefanie Sherk before receiving his Virtuoso Award.

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ON THE MIC

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Honoree pauses on the red carpet to field a question prior to making her arrival at the Virtuoso Award Tribute ceremony on Feb. 3.

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GAZE OF GLORY

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, and Morgan Freeman revel in their wins – for best international actor and actress and lifetime achievement, respectively – at the Golden Camera Awards in Berlin on Feb. 4.

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DRIVING MISS PIGGY

DRIVING MISS PIGGY
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Beep, beep! Miss Piggy makes a VIP entrance to Berlin’s Golden Camera Awards. Next up for the Muppet: appearing on the red carpet at Sunday’s BAFTA awards in London.

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WHOA IS ME!

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Best actress Oscar nominee Meryl Streep is downright honored to be in Aussie hunk Russell Crowe’s company at the inaugural Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards, held at West Hollywood’s Soho House on Jan. 27.

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SHOW OF HANDS

SHOW OF HANDS
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gets in touch with her Aussie roots with hubby at the AACTA Awards in West Hollywood.

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SMOLDER ON

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Mr. Hunger Games himself leaves and his new pup at home to support homeland cinema at the AACTA Awards.

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FIST PUMPED

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He’s got another trophy for his collection! The Artist’s Jean Dujardin accepts the best actor award at the AACTA Awards.

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MAN IN THE MIDDLE

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finds himself in winning company at the Jan. 21 Producers Guild of America awards, where partner picked up the Stanley Kramer award for In the Land of Blood and Honey and comic book legend Stan Lee was honored with the vanguard award.

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JUST FOR LAUGHS

JUST FOR LAUGHS
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Meanwhile, pal offers a little comic relief during the 23rd annual PGA awards while presenting the milestone award to television executive Leslie Moonves at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

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SIDEWAYS GLANCES

SIDEWAYS GLANCES
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Presenter Jessica Chastain turns heads in a floor-length Balenciaga gown while supporting her film The Help at the PGA awards, which also brought out co-star Viola Davis (not pictured).

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PERFECT PAIR

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Annette Bening holds tight to hubby Warren Beatty during a date night at the PGA Awards, where the actress presented the evening’s top prize to silent film The Artist.

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JACKET REQUIRED

JACKET REQUIRED
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Making the awards show circuit, a simply chic suits up for a solo appearance at the PGA Awards.

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BOTTLE SERVICE

BOTTLE SERVICE
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Hot off his Golden Globes win, The Artist’s Jean Dujardin lets loose with a laugh and a drink at the Jan. 19 London Critics’ Circle Film Awards.

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KISS, KISS!

KISS, KISS!
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Multiple-nominee Michael Fassbender leans in for a near-lip-lock with Shame costar Carey Mulligan on the London Critics’ Circle Film Awards red carpet.

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COLOR MATCH

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’s Rooney Mara and Hugo’s Chloë Moretz create a harmonizing stylish effect at the Jan. 13 12th annual AFI Awards in Beverly Hills, where both their films were honored.

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LIVING LEGEND

LIVING LEGEND
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catches up with J. Edgar director Clint Eastwood during the AFI Awards at the Four Seasons Hotel.

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WHITE HOT

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Jason Momoa and Game of Thrones costar Emilia Clarke bask in their AFI Awards honor during the 12th annual Beverly Hills fete.

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STANDING TALL

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Stacy Keibler stays in high spirits while hitting the red carpet with boyfriend at the National Board of Review Awards Gala on Jan. 10 in New York, where he was named best actor for his role in The Descendants. “I have the best date in the whole world,” she gushed to PEOPLE.

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THREE-PEAT

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reunites with The Help’s main women, Jessica Chastain and Ahna O’Reilly, in New York, where the cast was named best ensemble by the National Board of Review.

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MAN IN THE MIDDLE

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Spotlight Award recipient Michael Fassbender gets a celebratory squeeze from A Dangerous Method costar and his Shame leading lady Carey Mulligan at the event.

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TABLE READ

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Newlywed Seth Rogen takes a break to catch up on his reading while dining with 50/50 screenwriter Will Reiser during the gala.

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STOP & CHAT

STOP & CHAT
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Chastain trades laughs with The Help costar – and new mom – Viola Davis and her husband Julian Tennon during the New York Film Critics Circle awards on Jan. 9, where the rising star was named best supporting actress for her work in The Tree of Life and Take Shelter.

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WINNERS' CIRCLE

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After taking home top acting honors at the Palm Springs International Film Festival repeats again for his roles in Moneyball and The Tree of Life – all the while catching up with best actress recipient Meryl Streep, star of The Iron Lady.

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CHEER LEADER

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A beaming looks on with pride in support of Pitt’s achievement. “I know how hard he works,” she said. “And I’m very proud of him.”

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IT TAKES TWO

IT TAKES TWO
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The Artist’s Bérénice Bejo and Jean Dujardin celebrate the silent film’s best feature win with a cozy reunion at the New York Film Critics Circle awards.

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HOMME OF THE HOUR

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Later, the French actor catches the eye of Hollywood’s biggest movie honchos, including Robert De Niro and producer Art Linson.

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