Oscar voters were dancin' to the jailhouse rock, as "Chicago" waltzed off with six wins, including best pic and supporting actress (Catherine Zeta-Jones).
With all of Hollywood wondering how much celebration is appropriate, the inaugural the Night Before bash Saturday seemed to answer the question: If it's for a good cause, enjoy yourself.
Looking to dispel any rumors about a possible cancellation of Sunday's Academy Awards, Oscar organizers on Friday were quick to reiterate that the show will go on ... for now.
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