84th Academy Awards

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Even the weather gods know that you don't mess around with Oscar. A rainy afternoon in Los Angeles gave way to sun in time for the Annual Academy Awards Sunday and the glamour teams who get the stars ready for the glitzy ceremony must have exhaled in unison. Fashion dominated the red carpet conversation and age had nothing to do with the great grownup looks. Here, a few of the best.
Meryl Streep was in a playful mood last night when she held court backstage before a crowd of admiring press after winning her Best Actress Oscar for "The Iron Lady."  "I thought I was so old and jaded, but they call your name and you just go into sort of a -- I don't know, a white light, and it was just thrilling," she told us.  "It was like I was a kid again.  I was a kid when I won this.  It was like, 30 years ago. Two of the nominees were not even conceived," she pointed out, to laughter.
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