The 85th Academy Awards take place this evening (February 24) as the movie industry honours the finest films and performances from the last 12 months.
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will host the event for the first time, with special tributes due to be paid to the James Bond franchise (celebrating its 50th year) and musicals from the last decade.
Oscar nominees Ben Affleck, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain will all grace the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles for the biggest awards event in the movie calendar.
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