It's Hollywood's biggest show of the year. But with so many stars crammed into one theater, there's a ton of excitement that doesn't make it to the screen. Here from our reporter on site at the Dolby Theater are the greatest moments you didn't see while watching the Academy Awards:
• Before the show as guests trailed in from the red carpet and milled in the lobby before taking their seats, "Captain Phillips" star/Best Actor nominee Barkhad Abdi quietly stood sipping champagne. Asked if he was nervous, he replied: "Nope not at all. Excited." Across the lobby Jessica Biel was sipping white wine, putting those pregnancy rumors to rest. Amy Adams went for champagne. Bradley Cooper and Michael Fassbender met in a very special bro hug moment when they found each other among the crowd.
• As people flowed into the auditorium, the producers had a very hard time getting the room to take their seats, beseeching the crowd over the PA toRead More »from Things You’re Missing at the Oscars: On the Scene at the Dolby Theater