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If you can't beat the queen, be the princess: Penelope Cruz was far and away the red carpet winner, with a couture gown by Versace. Simply stunning.
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One more shot, just so you can really appreciate the detail in the back. Marc says he picked this one out—who knew he had such fashion sense?
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We're not usually a fan of Cameron Diaz, but she looked great in this sophisticated white dress. Wonder what her ex Justin Timberlake thought of it!
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Adriana Barraza, nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category for Babel, knows exactly what's age- and body type-appropriate to wear. She's been to a lot of award shows this year, and she's looked fantastic at all of them. ¡Mejico presente!
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Here's a trilogy we love to watch: Mexican directors Alfonso Cuaron, Alejandro Gonzalez-Iñarritu, and Guillermo del Toro. Oh, and their wives.
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Alfonso Cuaron, pictured here with his wife, was up for Best Adapted Screenplay for Children of Men, which he also directed.
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Guillermo Del Toro was the night's biggest Latino winner-his film Pan's Labirynth won 3 Academy Awards.
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Guillermo Arriaga (pictured here with his family) was nominated for Best Original Screenplay for Babel.
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Gustavo Santaolalla picked up the only award for Babel on Oscar night, for Best Original Score. We love him!
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Jay Manuel, best known for his work on America's Next Top Model, gave red carpet commentary for the E! network. Wonder who gave him any makeup advice...
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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa probably thinks getting to go to the Oscars is the biggest perk of his job.
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We thought we'd leave you with a cutie: get used to seeing Rick Gonzalez-he's got quite a few movies coming out this year, beginning with John Singleton's Illegal Tender, which co-stars Tego Calderón.