The holding area backstage can get awfully crowded during an Oscar show, as upcoming presenters eye the monitors, get hair and makeup touch-ups, pop one last Altoid from a waiting tin, and prepare for their call to the stage. Jessica Biel, holding the envelope for Best Sound Mixing, watches a production number on the monitor, flanked by co-presenter James McAvoy (right) and by Greg Kinnear, who would soon present the Sound Editing award with Steve Carell.
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