Oscars 2014: As It Happened and Photos
Oscars 2014: As It Happened and Photos

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12:05 a.m. Thanks for Tuning in Folks; Do Stay Around for the Pictures and Relive the Action!

 


Matthew McConaughey, from left, holds his award for best actor for his role in “Dallas Buyers Club”, Cate Blanchett holds her award for best actress in “Blue Jasmine”, Lupita Nyong’o holds her award for best supporting actress for “12 Years a Slave,” and Jared Leto holds his award for best supporting actor in “Dallas Buyers Club” in the press room during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

 


This image released by Ellen DeGeneres shows actors, front row from left, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyong’o Jr. and, second row, from left, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o and Angelina Jolie as they pose for a “selfie” portrait on a cell phone during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ellen DeGeneres)

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11:57 p.m.  Ladies and Gentlemen, the Grand Finale!

Best Picture 12 Years a Slavedirected by Steve McQueen; produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Bill Pohlad, Steve McQueen, Arnon Milchan, and Anthony Katagas

 


Director Steve McQueen, left, speaks while he and the cast and crew of “12 Years a Slave” accept the award for best picture during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

 

 


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11:51 p.m. Best Actor in a Leading RoleMatthew McConaugheyDallas Buyers Club

 


Matthew McConaughey accepts the award for best actor in a leading role for “Dallas Buyers Club” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

 

Here’s Oscar 2014 Best Actor’s top 5 film moments!

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11:44 p.m. Second Oscar! Best Actress in a Leading RoleCate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine

 


Cate Blanchett accepts the award for best actress in a leading role for “Blue Jasmine” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

 

 

It’s about everyone other than herself with Cate Blanchett, isn’t it? Classy!

Check out Cate’s top five screen moments.

 

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11:34 p.m. SEVENTH HEAVEN! Best DirectingGravityAlfonso Cuarón; produced by Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman

 

Alfonso Cuarón
Director Alfonso Cuarón accepts the Best Achievement in Directing award for ‘Gravity’ onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

 
 

Cuarón is the first Latin-American to win the Oscars.

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11:31 p.m. Picture: Missed Ellen in a Pink Dress? Here You Go

 


Ellen DeGeneres speaks during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

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11:27 p.m. Best Writing – Original ScreenplayHerWritten by Spike Jonze

 


Spike Jonze poses in the press room with the award for the best original screenplay of the year for “Her” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

 


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11:24 p.m. Yeah! Best Writing – Adapted Screenplay12 Years a SlaveScreenplay by John Ridley

 


John Ridley poses in the press room with the award for best adapted screenplay of the year for “12 Years a Slave” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

 


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11:16 p.m. Everybody Saw This Coming! Best Music – Original Song“Let It Go” from FrozenMusic and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

 


Kristen Anderson-Lopez, left, and Robert Lopez pose in the press room with their awards for best original song in a feature film for “Let It Go” from “Frozen” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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11:14 p.m. SIXTH AWARD! Best Music – Original ScoreGravitySteven Price

 


Jamie Foxx, right, presents Steven Price with the award for original score in a feature film for “Gravity” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

 


This film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from “Gravity.” This year’s best picture race at the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2, 2014, has shaped up to be one of the most unpredictable in years. The favorites are “12 Years a Slave,” “Gravity” and “American Hustle.” (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, File)

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11:08 p.m. The Moment We’ve Been Waiting For! Idina Menzel, ‘Let It Go’!

 


Idina Menzel performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

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11:03 p.m. “We’ve Crashed Twitter. We’ve Made History” — Ellen

 


Host Ellen DeGeneres speaks on stage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

 

In case you still haven’t heard, Ellen is referring to her Tweet of this selfie:

 


This image released by Ellen DeGeneres shows actors, front row from left, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyong’o Jr. and, second row, from left, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o and Angelina Jolie as they pose for a “selfie” portrait on a cell phone during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ellen DeGeneres)

 

Check out more of Ellen’s Tweets here.

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10:58 p.m. Awesome Performance of ‘Wind Beneath My Wings’ by Bette Midler

 


Bette Midler performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

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10:56 p.m. Picture: Pink Sings ‘Somewhere Over the Rainbow’

 


Pink performs during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

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10:52 p.m. Missed Ellen’s Ultimate Selfie and Other Tweets? No Sweat

 


Kevin Spacey, from left, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Degeneres and Jared Leto join other celebrities for a “selfie” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

 

Check out Ellen’s Ultimate Selfie and other epic Tweets here!

 

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10:45 p.m. Best Production DesignGravityAndy Nicholson (Production Design); Rosie Goodwin and Joanne Woollard (Set Decoration)

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10:38 p.m. Ellen’s Ultimate Selfie

Ellen DeGeneres
(Screenshot/Ellen DeGeneres/Twitter)

 

The ultimate selfie goes to: Ellen DeGeneres! As host, its easy to get big stars like Brad Pitt, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, half of Jared Leto, and others to join in an epic selfie.

Kevin Spacey came out of nowhere and tried to photobomb the shot. Then DeGeneres made another one with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt again, and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Before taking the original ultimate selfie, Ellen said she’s going for the most retweeted photo in Twitter history. Will that happen?

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10:31 p.m. NUMBER 5! Best Film EditingGravityAlfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger

 


Alfonso Cuaron and Mark Sanger pose in the press room with the award for best film editing for “Gravity” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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10:27 p.m. Best CinematographyGravityEmmanuel Lubezki


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In case you are losing count, that’s number four of the night for Gravity.

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10:24 p.m. Wow! According to Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, More Than 5 Billion Movie Tickets Were Bought Last Year!

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10:20 p.m. Ellen’s Oscar Pizza Party


Brad Pitt, left, and Ellen DeGeneres, right, pass out pizza in the audience during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

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10:17 p.m. Congratulations to Lupita Nyong’o for Winning Best Supporting Actress… And Giving a Best Actress-Worthy Speech!

 


Lupita Nyong’o accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for “12 Years a Slave” during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)

 

Check out these 10 other awesome speeches during the break.

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10:14 p.m. Best Actress in a Supporting RoleLupita Nyong’o12 Years a Slave

 

Lupita Nyong'o
Lupita Nyong’o arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)


  • JasmineStarlight

    A few worthy movies deserve some Oscars!

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