My Oscar Night
updated 03/14/2011 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 03/14/2011 AT 01:00 AM EDT
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TIME TO SPARKLE
Of the walk to the Oscar stage, the presenter and two-time winner told E!, "Your emotions are high, your adrenaline is high, and you don't remember most of it."
Swank's boyfriend John Campisi got behind the wheel to chauffeur a red-carpet-ready Hilary.
The actress prepared for the big show at her Los Angeles home.
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Hollywood, meet Hailee! Left strip, from top: The True Grit teen at the Vanity Fair party and with David Spade and Mark Wahlberg. Center, from top: with Larry David, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez, and Russell Brand. Right, from top: with Amy Adams, Christian Bale and Joe Jonas.
FLORENCE MEETS OSCAR
The Florence + the Machine singer cozied up to a golden guy at the Kodak Theatre.
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"I've been a fan since I was a kid," said Welch, who sang with Elton John at his Elton John AIDS Foundation party.
RED CARPET BUDS
"I love the little details like the flowers in front," Welch (with duet partner A.R. Rahman and his wife, Saira Banu) said of her Valentino dress.
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The Best Supporting Actor nominee spiffed up, and "we had lunch with our families," said his wife, Sunrise Coigney. "We had a toast with champagne."
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Firth (heading for his car) said he's looking forward to relaxing, likely with his wife, Livia Giuggioli (left). "I'm going to cook a lot," he said. "But I'll probably be the only one eating it!"
The actor credited his wife with "everything that's good that's happened."
THE ENVELOPE PLEASE
A perfect souvenir: his winning ticket.
AN EPIC BROMANCE
Even if The King's Speech had gone home empty-handed, said co-star Geoffrey Rush to ABC, "it scored in our working relationship."