Critics’ Choice Awards 2012’s Best (Unseen) Moments
See how Leo, George, Viola and more celebrated when the cameras weren’t rolling
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keeps a gentle grip on director (and longtime friend) Martin Scorsese after presenting him with the Music + Film award during a tribute that included a performance by Bob Dylan.
and The Help costar Jessica Chastain (a best supporting actress nominee) are all smiles at L.A.’s Hollywood Palladium.
No hard feelings! Moneyball star and best actor nominee shares a laugh with buddy , who nabbed the prize for his performance in The Descendants.
They’ve got lots to be happy about! The Help costars Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis – who picked up the best supporting actress and best actress award, respectively – are aglow at the ceremony.
Well-dressed besties and Busy Philipps – whose friendship dates back to their Dawson’s Creek days – steal a quiet moment at the show.
Paul Rudd hangs close to little guy Thomas Horn, who took home the best young actor award for his work in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.
Sporting matching sideswept blonde hair and dark ensembles, best actress nominees Tilda Swinton and buddy up prior to the big event.
Perhaps thrilled about costar ‘s best actor win, The Descendants actresses Judy Greer and Shailene Woodley get giddy during the ceremony.
Melancholia star finds an instant mood lifter in funny girl Melissa McCarthy, who was nominated for her work in Bridesmaids.
It’s Young Hollywood meets even Younger Hollywood as Chanel-clad Chloë Moretz strikes a pose with fellow fashion plate (in Valentino).
Actors Bérénice Bejo and Jean Dujardin do a happy dance after picking up the best picture trophy for their film, The Artist.