At precisely 10:46 p.m. Sunday -- after the Oscar-hand-out action inside the Dolby Theater was receding in the cultural rear-view mirror with every witticism of
The space was already thrumming with Hollywood’s biggest stars. Just about every Oscar nominee and winner made an obligatory pit-stop in the shopping mall-top aerie before moving on to the after-after parties taking place across town. Best supporting actor nominee
"That soundtrack was one of the most important things, one of the most personal things I have ever attached my name to," Butler told the Times.
The nightclub space, located above the venerable theater, was tricked out with vintage Los Angeles street lamps, wall-hanging plant pockets and more h’ors d’oeuvres than a
Even as R&B star Legend tinkled the ivories and an estimated 1,350 bottles of Thienot Champagne managed to be popped for assembled guests, the intersection of Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard clogged with limousines befitting Hollywood’s starriest night. Best supporting Oscar nominee
"Just one more, love," Ejiofor could be heard to say. "That's about it for me."
And with that, Ejiofor ducked his head into a long black car and headed off into the night.