Glittery in Gold
Academy Award nominee Lupita Nyong’o, the star of 12 Years a Slave (directed by Steve McQueen, right) and the fashion icon of award season, wore Oscar gold to present the Best Picture award.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images1 of 17
Breakthrough Achievement award winner Mary Steenburgen arrived with husband, CSI star Ted Danson. From the stage she called him “the opposite of a dream squasher; he’s a dream champion.”— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images2 of 17
She's Got a Crush on Bruce
Naomi Watts, a friend of Bruce Dern’s actress daughter Laura, presented his Best Actor award for Nebraska.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images3 of 17
'Accepting the Award for Ms. Dench ...'
Philomena Lee, on whose life story the movie Philomena is based, accepted the Best Actress award on behalf of Judi Dench, who's busy in India filming a sequel to Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Dench's costar, Steve Coogan, did the presenting honors.
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Extra Points for Scribbling
Winona Ryder handed out Best Screenwriter awards.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images5 of 17
Hawke to Delpy for the Win!
Best Screenwriter award recipients included Before Midnight director Richard Linklater and (shown at left) costars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images6 of 17
Melissa McCarthy (center) presents the Lifetime Achievement award to Susan Sarandon (left; gala host Kathy Griffin is on the right). McCarthy and Sarandon star in the upcoming comedy Tammy, directed by McCarthy’s husband, Ben Falcone.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images7 of 17
Break on Through
Diane Lane presented the Breakthrough Achievement award to one of her best friends, Mary Steenburgen, for the latter’s singing and songwriting role in Last Vegas.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images8 of 17
Susan Sarandon, Lifetime Achievement award honoree, shows off her son, Jack Henry Robbins, and her daughter, Eva Amurri Martino.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images9 of 17
Triple threat Jane Seymour — jewelry designer, television star, Movies for Grownups Awards host-committee member.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images10 of 17
Dern Good? No, Dern Best!
Bruce Dern, Oscar-nominated for Nebraska, took home the Movies for Grownups award for Best Actor, saying the film “honors those folks.”— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images11 of 17
A-Listers Both, If You Ask Us
Host Kathy Griffin introduced her mother, Maggie, 93, to the crowd.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images12 of 17
Don't Mind the Gap
Nebraska’s June Squibb, an Oscar nominee, accepted the movie’s award for Best Intergenerational Film from host Kathy Griffin.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images13 of 17
One Down-to-Earth Dude
Gravity director Alfonso Cuarón told the audience that his movie is about “adversity, a constant in our lives. It shapes who we are.”— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images14 of 17
So Much for Sharing!
Nat Faxon (left) and Jim Rash, who wrote and directed The Way Way Back, had the crowd in stitches as they accepted their award for Best Comedy.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images15 of 17
The Props Master
Morgan Freeman made sure his Last Vegas director, Jon Turteltaub, was properly lauded with Best Buddy Picture honors.— Vince Bucci/Invision for AARP Media/AP Images16 of 17
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