This Article is From Feb 23, 2015

Oscars 2015 Highlights: Birdman Beats Boyhood, Wins Best Film

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It's 4 Oscars for Birdman - Wins Best Film and Best Director. Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore are Best Actors this year. The Grand Budapest Hotel also won 4 Oscars.

Feb 23, 2015 20:11 (IST)
Gwyneth, then and now at the Oscars. Still wearing pink. In 1999 she was 27, in 2015 she is 42

Feb 23, 2015 19:47 (IST)
JLo's killer dress. People had to be rescued.

Feb 23, 2015 18:53 (IST)
Benedict Cumberbatch's 'I brought the missus not Watson, get over it' face

Feb 23, 2015 17:26 (IST)
Did you miss this The Bridges Of Madison County reunion? Meryl and Clint forever

Feb 23, 2015 17:22 (IST)
In case you've forgotten, this was our favourite dress from today - Rosamund Pike in red lace Givenchy

Feb 23, 2015 16:51 (IST)
John Travolta's 'I used to be John Travolta' face

Feb 23, 2015 16:25 (IST)
Oscar faces: Jared Leto's 'what, you don't like my tuxedo?' face

Feb 23, 2015 15:15 (IST)
Move over Sherlock, there's a new photobomber in town

Feb 23, 2015 11:39 (IST)
After you're the Best Cinematographer - Emmanuel Lubezki (Birdman) - at the Oscars... hell ya! It's time for a selfie.

Feb 23, 2015 11:32 (IST)
After a stunning performance of their song 'Glory' from the film Selma, Common (L) and John Legend pose with their Oscars for the Best Original Song.

Feb 23, 2015 10:57 (IST)
The final winners:

Birdman - Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography

The Grand Budapest Hotel - Best Production Design, Best Hair and Makeup, Best Costumes, Best Original Score

Whiplash - Best Supporting Actor for JK Simmons, Best Sound Mixing, Best Film Editing

The Theory Of Everything - Best Actor for Eddie Redmayne

Still Alice - Best Actress for Julianne Moore

Boyhood - Best Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette

American Sniper - Best Sound Editing

The Imitation Game - Best Adapted Screenplay

Selma - Best original Song for Glory

Big Hero 6 - Best Animated Feature

Ida (Poland) - Best Foreign Language Film

Interstellar - Best Visual Effects

Citizenfour - Best Documentary Feature

Crisis Hotline - Best Documentary Short

The Phone Call - Best Live Action Short

Feast - Best Animated Short

Feb 23, 2015 10:39 (IST)
The show's over but don't go anywhere because we have plenty more coming up
Feb 23, 2015 10:36 (IST)
Birdman gets 4 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director

The Grand Budapest Hotel also won 4, Whiplash has 3. Boyhood has to be happy with just Best Supporting Actress
Feb 23, 2015 10:35 (IST)
And the Oscar goes to....Birdman!!!
Feb 23, 2015 10:34 (IST)
Will it be Boyhood? Will it be Birdman?
Feb 23, 2015 10:33 (IST)
Sean Penn is presenting the final Oscar of the show - Best Picture
Feb 23, 2015 10:31 (IST)
Before the Best Picture award, a scorecard:

The Grand Budapest Hotel - 4

Birdman - 3

Whiplash - 3

American Sniper, Boyhood, Selma and The Imitation Game - 1 each
Feb 23, 2015 10:28 (IST)
Here's a look at Julianne's Chanel dress, made by Karl Lagerfeld himself. It apparently took 987 hours to create

Feb 23, 2015 10:27 (IST)
Julianne Moore wins Best Actress for Still Alice

Feb 23, 2015 10:24 (IST)
Matthew McConaughey, looking like Rip Van Winkle, is now presenting the Best Actress Oscar
Feb 23, 2015 10:22 (IST)
It belongs to one exceptional family - Stephen, Jane, Jonathan and the Hawking children: Eddie Redmayne on his Best Actor win
Feb 23, 2015 10:21 (IST)
And the Best Actor Oscar goes to Eddie Redmayne for The Theory Of Everything. He played Stephen Hawking
Feb 23, 2015 10:18 (IST)
Cate Blanchett, last year's Best Actress, presents the Oscar for Best Actor
Feb 23, 2015 10:16 (IST)
Inarritu is the second Mexican director to win after Alfonso Cuaron last year for Gravity

Inarritu also won the award for Original Screenplay
Feb 23, 2015 10:15 (IST)
That's three Oscars for Birdman now, with Best Cinematography and Best Original Screenplay. The Grand Budapest Hotel is still ahead at four. Whiplash also has three wins
Feb 23, 2015 10:13 (IST)
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu wins Best Director for Birdman
Feb 23, 2015 10:08 (IST)
Meanwhile, Hollywood justice was delivered like this

Feb 23, 2015 10:07 (IST)
Four biggies coming up now - Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Film, Best Director
Feb 23, 2015 10:06 (IST)
The Imitation Game wins Best Adapted Screenplay
Feb 23, 2015 10:03 (IST)
The first Oscar for Alejandro Inarritu, Birdman wins the Best Original Screenplay, second for the movie.
Feb 23, 2015 09:59 (IST)
Help. ScarJo's being strangled by something green and ugly (and its not The Incredible Hulk)

Feb 23, 2015 09:54 (IST)
This was The Grand Budapest Hotel's fourth win of eight nominations. Whiplash is second with three
Feb 23, 2015 09:54 (IST)
Aleandre Desplat wins Best Original Score for The Grand Budapest Hotel
Feb 23, 2015 09:53 (IST)
Imagine The Godfather without its theme or Breakfast At Tiffany's with its music by Mancini: Julie Andrews on the importance of music in a film
Feb 23, 2015 09:52 (IST)
Dear Lady Gaga, thank you for that wonderful tribute. It's hard to believe that 50 years have gone by since that joyous film released. I blinked, and suddenly here I am: Julie Andrews

Feb 23, 2015 09:50 (IST)
She got a standing ovation. Clapping along is Julie Andrews.

Feb 23, 2015 09:49 (IST)
Gaga is killing it with a medley of the film's songs
Feb 23, 2015 09:46 (IST)
The state secret is out. Lady Gaga's 'special tribute' is to The Sound Of Music
Feb 23, 2015 09:44 (IST)
ScarJo is on-stage talking about The Sound Of Music which celebrates 50 years very soon
Feb 23, 2015 09:43 (IST)
The jury is out on Jennifer Aniston's Versace dress

Feb 23, 2015 09:39 (IST)
Birdman, move over. The Incredible Hulk and The Incredible Hulk are here. In tuxedos

Feb 23, 2015 09:38 (IST)
We live in the most incarcerated country in the world. There are more people in correctional facilities than there were in slavery in 1850: John Legend
Feb 23, 2015 09:37 (IST)
This bridge was built on hope, built with compassion and elevated by humanity: Common
Feb 23, 2015 09:36 (IST)
Glory from Selma wins Best Original Song
Feb 23, 2015 09:35 (IST)
So here's why Travolta was asked back this year. Idina Menzel comes onstage and introduces him as something garbled. Revenge, sweet revenge. Best served a year later
Feb 23, 2015 09:33 (IST)
How lovely is Emma Stone's Elie Saab dress

Feb 23, 2015 09:33 (IST)
Glory moves many in the audience to tears
Feb 23, 2015 09:28 (IST)
Octavia Spencer, who is meant to be watching the briefcase with NPH's Oscar predictions, is now introducing John Legend and Common's performance of the nominated song Glory from Selma
Feb 23, 2015 09:25 (IST)
Sadly, this year Jessica Chastain's Givenchy dress is probably going to find itself on the Worst Dressed list

Feb 23, 2015 09:24 (IST)
And NPH doesn't miss the opportunity... regrets the absence of Edward Snowden at the show for "some treason".
Feb 23, 2015 09:21 (IST)
Citizenfour wins Best Documentary Feature
Feb 23, 2015 09:20 (IST)
Two of tonight's snubbed actors are presenting now. David Oyelowo and Jennifer Aniston, both overlooked for Selma and Cake, are onstage now
Feb 23, 2015 09:14 (IST)
Whiplash wins its third Oscar - Best Film Editing
Feb 23, 2015 09:14 (IST)
This ALSO happened. Everyone wants a picture of near-naked NPH

Feb 23, 2015 09:07 (IST)
Farewell Robin Williams, Bob Hoskins. Jennifer Hudson performs a special tribute to those Hollywood lost in the last year
Feb 23, 2015 09:02 (IST)
Other winners so far:

Best Animated feature - Big Hero 6

Best Foreign Language Film - Ida from Poland

Best Documentary Short - Crisis Hotline

Best Animated Short - Feast

Best Live Action - The Phone Call

Best Visual Effects - Interstellar

Feb 23, 2015 08:59 (IST)
The scorecard:

The Grand Budapest Hotel: 3 - Best Costume, Best Hair & Makeup, Best Production Design

Whiplash: 2 - Best Supporting Actor, Best Sound Mixing

Boyhood: 1 - Best Supporting Actress

American Sniper: 1 - Best Sound Editing

Birdman: 1 - Best Cinematography

Feb 23, 2015 08:57 (IST)
Birdman leads today's nominees list with nine, but is way behind The Grand Budapest Hotel in number of wins (3 vs 1)
Feb 23, 2015 08:56 (IST)
Birdman's Emmanuel Lubezki wins the Oscar for Best Cinematography. He also won last year for Gravity

Feb 23, 2015 08:54 (IST)
The Grand Budapest Hotel also won Best Costume and Best Hair & Makeup. Whiplash won Best Supporting Actor for JK Simmons and Best Sound Mixing. Boyhood's Patricia Arquette won Best Supporting Actress and American Sniper won Best Sound Editing
Feb 23, 2015 08:52 (IST)
The Grand Budapest Hotel wins Best Production Design. This is it's third win today, of eight nominations
Feb 23, 2015 08:49 (IST)
No pizza party or group selfie (yet), but this. This. This happened

Feb 23, 2015 08:43 (IST)
We can't decide if we like Nicole Kidman's shimmering Louis Vuitton dress

Feb 23, 2015 08:41 (IST)
And the Oscar goes to Big Hero 6
Feb 23, 2015 08:40 (IST)
Zoe Saldana and Dwayne Johnson to present the Best Animated Feature Film
Feb 23, 2015 08:38 (IST)
The Oscar for the Best Animated Short Film goes to Feast
Feb 23, 2015 08:34 (IST)
Interstellar wins the Oscar for Best Visual Effects
Feb 23, 2015 08:31 (IST)
Josh Hutcherson introduces Rita Ora's performance of nominated song Grateful from Beyond The Lights
Feb 23, 2015 08:30 (IST)
"Every 5 minutes or so, wake up Robert Duvall": NPH
Feb 23, 2015 08:28 (IST)
Gwyneth Paltrow is in yet another of the many pink dresses her closet seems to be stuffed with. This one is custom-made Ralph & Russo

Feb 23, 2015 08:26 (IST)
Patricia Arquette's thank you speech gives a shout-out for 'equal rights for women in the United States of America'
Feb 23, 2015 08:26 (IST)
Boyhood's first Oscar of the show. It's the favourite for Best Picture and Best Director as well
Feb 23, 2015 08:24 (IST)
Patricia Arquette wins Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood
Feb 23, 2015 08:22 (IST)
And the Oscar goes to...

This is Meryl Streep's category, remember
Feb 23, 2015 08:22 (IST)
Jared Leto, in a blue tux, presents the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress
Feb 23, 2015 08:20 (IST)
Current scores:

The Grand Budapest Hotel - 2

Whiplash - 2

American Sniper - 1

Feb 23, 2015 08:19 (IST)
American Sniper wins the Oscar for Best Sound Editing
Feb 23, 2015 08:17 (IST)
Whiplash wins Best Sound Mixing
Feb 23, 2015 08:16 (IST)
Sienna Miller and Chris Evans are presenting the awards for sound mixing and editing
Feb 23, 2015 08:14 (IST)
They found him. Almost naked, in his underwear. Just like Michael Keaton in Times Square in Birdman

Feb 23, 2015 08:12 (IST)
So apparently, NPH is lost. There's a camera frantically looking for him backstage.
Feb 23, 2015 08:07 (IST)
Gwyneth Paltrow introduces Tim McGraw's performance of nominated song  I'm Not Gonna Miss You from Glen Campbell: I'll Be Here
Feb 23, 2015 08:05 (IST)
Everything sounds better when you have a British accent. Brit star David Oyelowo demonstrates, with NPH. "With a British accent it's not at all insulting" (when you insult things like the 'latest attempt to remake Annie)
Feb 23, 2015 08:03 (IST)
Viola Davis announces the honorary Oscars that were given out earlier - actress Maureen O'Hara, Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki and French actor-filmmaker Jean-Claude Carriere. Harry Belafonte received the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award;
Feb 23, 2015 08:01 (IST)
Here's another great dress. Sienna Miller in gorgeous Oscar de la Renta

Feb 23, 2015 07:59 (IST)
Crisis Hotline wins Best Documentary Short
Feb 23, 2015 07:57 (IST)
Here's the scorecard, as of now

The Grand Budapest Hotel - 2

Whiplash - 1

Boyhood and Birdman - 0
Feb 23, 2015 07:56 (IST)
The Phone Call wins Best Live Action Short
Feb 23, 2015 07:51 (IST)
Kelly Preston is attending the Oscars with a wax model of her husband, John Travolta. Who, by the way, has been invited back to present despite last year's 'Adele Dazeem' flub

Feb 23, 2015 07:50 (IST)
Everything is Awesome (apparently). Andy Samberg says so
Feb 23, 2015 07:47 (IST)
Hey, NPH. That's not a seat filler, that's Steve Carell!

NPH: Who's the most famous person you're excited to meet today?

Steve: Ed Norton!
Feb 23, 2015 07:43 (IST)
And the Oscar goes to...Polish movie Ida
Feb 23, 2015 07:41 (IST)
Jennifer Lopez and Chiwetel Ejiofor are the presenters for the best foreign language film
Feb 23, 2015 07:39 (IST)
Jlo + Chris Pine = Wow

Feb 23, 2015 07:35 (IST)
Channing Tatum is back... to introduce the 6 winners of the Team Oscar.
Feb 23, 2015 07:32 (IST)
Three awards down, 21 to go
Feb 23, 2015 07:31 (IST)
And the Oscar goes to The Grand Budapest Hotel
Feb 23, 2015 07:31 (IST)
Nominee Reese Witherspoon, on double duty as presenter, is announcing the award for Best Hair and Makeup
Feb 23, 2015 07:30 (IST)
The Grand Budapest Hotel has eight noms this year. Wins one already. Birdman is the most nominated with nine