The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet Arrivals Photos

oscar arrivals 3 280211

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Red Carpet Arrivals has started and the red carpet is overflowing with the tops names in show business.   The awards are the most highly-anticipated event of the awards show season and is being held this year at  the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, CA.   The awards honorand recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers with Natalie Portman, Colin Firth and the King’s Speach the odds-on favorites to win the top awards.

Opting for a younger face for the this year the show will be hosted  by Anne Hathaway, 32, and James Franco, 28,  who is up for best actor for his work in “127 Hours”. It’s only the eighth time in history — and first in 25 years — that a host has also been up for an Oscar in the same year.   This is the first time either has hosted – so will they dazzle the crowd and the millions of viewers tonight – we will know soon!

Sit back, take out your popcorn, relax and enjoy the pictures – let us know who gets your vote for best dressed and who gets your vote for worst dressed in the comments.

Keep refreshing because we will be adding pictures as the celebs arrive!  Celebs below include:

  • Haliee Steinfield – she designed the dress and Marchesa made it
  • Amy Adams
  • Zachary Levi
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Hilary Swank
  • Jennifer Hudson
  • Scarlett Johansson wearing Dolce & Gabbana
  • Geoffrey Rush and Jane Menelaus
  • Sunrise Coigney and Mark Ruffalo
  • Russell Brand and his mother, Juliet Brand
  • Armie Hammer and Elizabeth Chambers
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Jennifer Lawrence – wearing Calvin Klein
  • Daphne Zuniga
  • Celine Dion
  • Florence Welch
  • Jacki Weaver
  • Virginia Madsen
  • Chery Hines – Curb your Enthusiasm
  • Tim Burton and Helen Bonham Carter
  • Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness
  • Colin Firth and wife Livia Giuggioli
  • Maria Menounos from Access Hollywood
  • Mila Kunis – wearing Elie Saab
  • Michelle Williams wearing Chanel
  • Mandy Moore
  • Anne Hathaway – Co-Host for the evening
  • Candy Horn
  • Armie Hammer and Elizabeth Chambers
  • Melissa Leo – nominated for best supporting actress for ‘The Fighter’

Click on the thumbnails below to enlarge!

Image credit to Adriana M. Barraza/