Backstage at the 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival

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Hollywood kicked off awards season with the Palm Springs International Film Festival over the holiday weekend. The film festival acts as an early predictor for the Oscars and attracts some of the year's most in-demand stars, so click through our gallery for a look at who could be taking home a statuette at the Academy Awards, starting with Benedict Cumberbatch. The actor won the Ensemble Cast Award for The Imitation Game.