It was a big night for the movies as the 86th Annual Academy Awards was held March 2 in Holllywood, Calif. Ellen DeGeneres returned as host after a 7 year hiatus. Big winners for the night were " 12 Years a Slave", "Dallas Buyers Club" and "Gravity," with "12 Years a Slave' taking home Best Picture. Matthew McConaughey nabbed Best Actor for "Dallas Buyers Club " and Cate Blanchett won Best Actress for "Blue Jasmine."
Some of the show's highlights included singer Darlene Love singing "His Eye Is On the Sparrow" after "20 Feet From Stardom" won Best Documentary. Ellen Degeneres took a selfie with her and other stars that, according to Access Hollywood drew more than 200,000 re-tweets in 15 minutes and momentarily crashed Twitter. The shot included Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o, Angelina Jolie and Bradley Cooper – who took the photo.
Movie great Sidney Poitier presented with Angelina Jolie. Memorable quote for the night came from Best Supporting Actress Lupita Nyong'o when she said, "No matter where you're from, your dreams are valid." The memorial tribute to those who died in the past year was caped off with a Bette Midler singing her signature song, "Wing Beneath My Wings." It was Midler's first performance on the Oscars.
Here is the complete winner's list:
*Winner: "12 Years a Slave"
Nominees: American Hustle; Captain Phillips; Dallas Buyers Club; Gravity; Her; Nebraska; Philomena; The Wolf of Wall Street; 12 Years a Slave
*Winner: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Nominees: Christian Bale, American Hustle; Bruce Dern, Nebraska; Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street; Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club; Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
*Winner: Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"
Nominees: Amy Adams, American Hustle; Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine; Sandra Bullock, Gravity; Judi Dench, Philomena; Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
Best supporting actor
*Winner: Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Nominees: Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips; Bradley Cooper, American Hustle; Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave; Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street; Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Best supporting actress
*Winner: Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"
Nominees: Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine; Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle; Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave; Julia Roberts, August: Osage County; June Squibb, Nebraska
*Winner: Alfonso Cuarón, "Gravity"
Nominees: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity; Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave; Alexander Payne, Nebraska; David O. Russell, American Hustle; Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street
Best animated feature film
Nominees: The Croods; Despicable Me 2; Ernest & Celestine; Frozen; The Wind Rises
Best foreign film
*Winner: "The Great Beauty"
Nominees: The Broken Circle Breakdown, Belgium; The Great Beauty, Italy; The Hunt, Denmark; The Missing Picture, Cambodia; Omar, Palestine
Best original screenplay
*Winner: "Her," Spike Jonze
Nominees: American Hustle, Eric Singer and David O. Russell; Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen; Dallas Buyers Club, Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack; Her, Spike Jonze; Nebraska, Bob Nelson
Best adapted screenplay
*Winner: "12 Years a Slave," John Ridley
Nominees: Before Midnight, Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke; Captain Phillips, Billy Ray; Philomena, Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope; 12 Years a Slave, John Ridley; The Wolf of Wall Street, Terence Winter
Best original score
Nominees: The Book Thief; Gravity; Her; Philomena; Saving Mr. Banks
Best original song
*Winner: "Let It Go," from Frozen
Nominees: Alone Yet Not Alone, from Alone Yet Not Alone; Happy, from Despicable Me 2; Let It Go, from Frozen; The Moon Song, from Her; Ordinary Love, from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Nominees: The Grandmaster; Gravity; Inside Llewyn Davis; Nebraska; Prisoners
Best costume design
*Winner: "The Great Gatsby"
Nominees: American Hustle; The Grandmaster; The Great Gatsby; The Invisible Woman; 12 Years a Slave
Best documentary feature
*Winner: "20 Feet From Stardom"
Nominees: The Act of Killing; Cutie and the Boxer; Dirty Wars; The Square; 20 Feet From Stardom
Best documentary short subject
*Winner: "The Lady in Number 6"
Nominees: CaveDigger; Facing Fear; Karama Has No Walls; The Lady in Number 6; Music Saved My Life; Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall
Best film editing
Nominees: American Hustle; Captain Phillips; Dallas Buyers Club; Gravity; 12 Years a Slave
Best makeup and hairstyling
*Winner: "Dallas Buyers Club
Nominees: Dallas Buyers Club; Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa; The Lone Ranger
Best production design
*Winner: "The Great Gatsby"
Nominees: American Hustle; Gravity; The Great Gatsby; Her; 12 Years a Slave
Best animated short film
*Winner: "Mr. Hublot"
Nominees: Feral; Get a Horse!; Mr. Hublot; Possessions; Room on the Broom
Best live-action short film
Nominees: Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn't Me); Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything); Helium; Pitaako Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?); The Voorman Problem
Best sound editing
Nominees: All Is Lost; Captain Phillips; Gravity; The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug; Lone Survivor
Best sound mixing
Nominees: Captain Phillips; Gravity; The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug; Inside Llewyn Davis; Lone Survivor
Best visual effects
Nominees: Gravity; The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug; Iron Man 3; The Lone Ranger; Star Trek Into Darkness