In pictures: Oscars glitz and glamour on the red carpet

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In pictures: Oscars glitz and glamour on the red carpet

The stars of the silver screen walk the red carpet as they make their way into the Dolby Theatre for the 89th Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

Image copyright Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP
Image caption Terrence Howard (centre left) and Kirsten Dunst were just two of the film stars to walk the 275m (900ft) red carpet as they made their way to the Dolby Theatre.
Actor Isabelle Huppert Image copyright Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
Image caption Best actress nominee Isabelle Huppert was an early arrival. The French actress has already won a Golden Globe for her role in rape revenge thriller Elle.
Actor Ruth Negga Image copyright Christopher Polk / Getty Images
Image caption Another best actress nominee is Ruth Negga, for her role in Loving. She plays the part of Mildred Loving, whose interracial marriage to Richard Loving (played by Joel Edgerton), led to the couple's arrest and banishment from the US state of Virginia in the 1950s.
Actor Ryan Gosling Image copyright Christopher Polk / Getty Images
Image caption Ryan Gosling is hoping to win the award for best actor for his role in La La Land. He plays Sebastian Wilder, a jazz pianist chasing his dreams in Hollywood.
Michael Strahan, left, and Octavia Spencer embrace Image copyright Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP
Image caption Best supporting nominee Octavia Spencer was greeted by television personality and former American footballer Michael Strahan.
Emma Stone arrives Image copyright Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP
Image caption Star of La La Land and frontrunner for the best actress award Emma Stone.
Actor Sunny Pawar Image copyright Christopher Polk / Getty Images
Image caption Actor Sunny Pawar, one of the stars of Lion, waves to the crowd. The film tells the true story of a young Indian boy who is adopted after losing his family at a young age.
Swedish actress Alicia Vikander wearing Louis Vuitton. Image copyright Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
Image caption Swedish actress Alicia Vikander walked the carpet in a dress by Louis Vuitton.
Aldis Hodge (left) and Glen Powell Image copyright Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
Image caption Actors Aldis Hodge (left) and Glen Powell of O.J.: Made in America joke with each other as they arrive.
Viola Davis Image copyright Jordan Strauss / Invision / AP
Image caption Viola Davis is widely tipped to win the best supporting actress award for her role in Fences.
Actor Casey Affleck Image copyright Christopher Polk / Getty Images
Image caption In Manchester by the Sea, Casey Affleck plays Lee Chandler, an odd job man living near Boston who has a painful past and suddenly finds himself with extra responsibilities. Affleck is nominated in the best actor category.
Director Orlando Von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara Image copyright Reuters
Image caption Director Orlando Von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara's film The White Helmets is one of five films nominated for best documentary short.
Composer Mica Levi Image copyright Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
Image caption English singer, songwriter, composer, and producer Mica Levi wrote the score for critically acclaimed biopic Jackie, starring Natalie Portman. It's nominated for best original score.
Felicity Jones arriving at the 89th Academy Awards Image copyright Ian West / PA
Image caption Felicity Jones, star of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, arrives at the awards ceremony. In 2014 her performance in The Theory of Everything won her a nomination for best actress.
Actor Lucas Hedges poses on the red carpet Image copyright Mike Blake / Reuters
Image caption Lucas Hedges is just 20 and yet his performance as Patrick Chandler in Manchester by the Sea has won him a nomination for best supporting actor.
Actor Hailee Steinfeld adjusts her dress on the red carpet Image copyright Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
Image caption Actor Hailee Steinfeld's dress is adjusted as she poses for photographers on the red carpet.
Max Martin (left). Justin Timberlake (centre) and Karl Johan Schuster Image copyright Valerie Macon / AFP
Image caption Nominees for best original song Max Martin (left). Justin Timberlake (centre) and Karl Johan Schuster strike a pose.
Actor Nicole Kidman Image copyright Frazer Harrison / Getty Images
Image caption Best supporting actress nominee Nicole Kidman is no stranger to the Oscars, winning best actress in 2003 for The Hours.
Naomie Harris arrives at the Oscars Image copyright Jordan Strauss / Invision/ AP
Image caption Naomie Harris is up for best supporting actress for her work in the film Moonlight.
Directors Martin Butler (left) and Bentley Dean (right) pose with cast members from Australia's Best foreign language film nominee Tanna Image copyright Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
Image caption Directors Martin Butler (left) and Bentley Dean (right) pose with cast members from Australia's best foreign language film nominee Tanna.
Actors Viggo Mortensen (L) and Henry Mortensen Image copyright Christopher Polk / Getty Images
Image caption Actor Viggo Mortensen (left) is nominated for his role as Ben in Captain Fantastic, the story of a hippy father who has raised his children in a remote home, far from the pressures of modern life. He is pictured with his son, actor Henry Mortensen.
Actor Michelle Williams Image copyright Christopher Polk / Getty Images
Image caption Michelle Williams is nominated for best supporting actress for her role in Manchester by the Sea. She was nominated for best actress in 2012, for My Week with Marilyn, and in 2011 for Blue Valentine. She was also nominated for best supporting actress for Brokeback Mountain in 2006.
Nominee for Best Supporting Actor "Lion" Dev Patel and his mother Anita Image copyright Valerie Macon / AFP
Image caption Nominee for best supporting actor Dev Patel arrived with his mother Anita. It is eight years since his breakthrough film Slumdog Millionaire won eight Oscars.
Actress Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac Image copyright Mike Blake / Reuters
Image caption Actress Scarlett Johansson arrived with her husband Romain Dauriac.
Actress Halle Berry Image copyright Valerie Macon / AFP
Image caption Oscar winner Halle Berry wore a gown by Atelier Versace.
US actress Dakota Johnson Image copyright Valerie Macon / AFP
Image caption American actress and fashion model Dakota Johnson posed for photographers on the red carpet.
Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney Image copyright Mike Blake / Reuters
Image caption Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney's film Moonlight tells the story of a young man named Chiron through three stages of his life, as he battles life in extreme poverty with an abusive drug addict mother, all the while trying to come to terms with his sexuality.

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