From nominees (Kate Winslet, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Mickey Rourke), to celebrities (Alicia Keys and Heidi Klum), the stars came out to shine for a few hours as the red carpet rolled out for the 2009 Academy Awards.
Check out our gallery of photos from Sunday’s big event at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
W. Andrew Powell lives, sleeps, eats, and breaths movies and entertainment. Since launching The GATE in 1999 Andrew has enjoyed being a pest to any publicist who would return his calls.
In his "spare time," Andrew is also an avid photographer, and writes about leisure travel and hotels around the world.