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Christopher Plummer, right, presents the award for best actress in a supporting role to Anne Hathaway for “Les Miserables” during the Oscars on Sunday in Los Angeles. Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

‘Argo’ takes best movie Oscar

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LOS ANGELES — Ben Affleck’s “Argo,” a film about a fake movie, has earned a very real prize: best picture at the Academy Awards.


From the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Jack Nicholson to help present the final prize.

“There are eight great films that have every right, as much a right to be up here as we do,” Affleck said of the other best-picture nominees.

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