Backstage at Oscars 2016
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The cast of Best Picture winner “Spotlight” takes a selfie backstage at the 88th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre.

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Director Tom McCarthy with the Oscar for best picture, “Spotlight.” (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Actress Stacey Dash speaks onstage during the 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on Feb. 28, 2016.

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Michael Keaton and the cast and producers of “Spotlight” celebrate after winning the Oscar for best picture.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

The production team and cast of Spotlight celebrate the award for best picture.

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Leonardo DiCaprio (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Brie Larson (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu, winner of Best Director with Tom Hardy

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lady Gaga performs (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Lady Gaga and abuse survivors (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Daisy Ridley and Dev Patel  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Vice President Joe Biden (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Director Laszlo Nemes (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Rock and Girl Scouts  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dave Grohl during the In Memoriam segment  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Whoopi Goldberg

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Kate Winslet and Reese Witherspoon (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Kate Winslet and Reese Witherspoon  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Rock (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Louis C.K. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Rock (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Mark Rylance (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Mark Rylance thanks Steven Spielberg before accepting his Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Patricia Arquette (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Filmmakers Pato Escala Pierart and Gabriel Osorio Vargas (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
The Weeknd performs (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
The Weeknd performs (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
The Weeknd performs (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Jonas Rivera and Pete Docter  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Girl Scouts sell cookies with Chris Rock (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
David White, right, and Mark Mangini (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Marcos Taylor as Suge Knight

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Rachel McAdams and Michael B. Jordan (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Emmanuel Lubezki (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Priyanka Chopra, left, and Liev Schreiber (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Margaret Sixel  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Evans, right, and Chadwick Boseman (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Benecio del Toro and Jennifer Garner (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Elka Warden, Lesley Vanderwalt and Damian Martin (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Presenters Margot Robbie and Jared Leto (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Cate Blanchett (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Tina Fey and Steve Carell  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
CaJenny Beavan (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Alicia Vikander (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Adam McKay, front, and Charles Randolph with their Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Sam Smith (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Sarah Silverman (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
“The Big Short,” the anarchic, bracing broadside against Wall Street malfeasance, won the adapted screenplay Oscar at tonight’s 88th Academy Awards. The script was written by Charles Randolph and Adam McKay, who also directed. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Emily Blunt and Charlize Theron (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Rock (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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