EntertainmentIn PicturesNews

POMP AND GLAMOUR AT 2014 OSCARS

And the winner is………….

It was an emotional night for the cast and crew of 12 Years A Slave, as the film took home the award for Best Picture at Sunday night’s Oscars. Lupita Nyong'o's heartfelt acceptance speech deeply touched many in the audienceLupita Nyong’o’s heartfelt acceptance speech deeply touched many in the audience

Producer Brad Pitt thanked the Academy for the ‘incredible’ win, while director Steve McQueen praised his mother Mary for her ‘hardheadedness’ and said the film was about the will ‘not just to survive but to live’.Brad Pitt, a nominated producer for 12 Years A Slave arrived with AngelinaBrad Pitt, a nominated producer for 12 Years A Slave arrived with Angelina

However, it was Lupita Nyong’o’s heartfelt acceptance speech as she took to the stage to accept Best Supporting Actress that really hit struck a chord with the audience. Anne Hathaway presented the best supporting actor Oscar to Jared Leto for his performance as a transgender HIV sufferer in Dallas Buyers ClubAnne Hathaway presented the best supporting actor Oscar to Jared Leto for his performance as a transgender HIV sufferer in Dallas Buyers Club

The most competitive category, was won by a tearful Lupita for her harrowing portrait of a cotton picker who was repeatedly raped by her owner in 12 Years A Slave. Cate Blanchett gave a hilarious speech in which she praised and teased her fellow nomineesCate Blanchett gave a hilarious speech in which she praised and teased her fellow nominees

The actress, who celebrated her 31st birthday on Saturday, had worked behind the scenes on films but this was her first role in front of the camera.

Jennifer Lawrence, who had been vying with Lupita for most of the awards season had privately told friends that she wanted Lupita to win because ‘ she so deserves it’.

Cate Blanchett and Matthew McConaughey took the top acting honours.

Cate was named Best Actress for her role in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine, while Matthew won his award for Dallas Buyers Club.Chrissy Teigen and John Legend made a dashing couple at the Dolby TheatreChrissy Teigen and John Legend made a dashing couple at the Dolby Theatre

The win for Cate was somewhat overshadowed by a hilarious and controversial speech from the Australian actress – who both praised and ribbed her fellow nominees and thanks director Woody.Will Smith and wife Jada Pinkett SmithWill Smith and wife Jada Pinkett Smith

Jennifer Lawrence presented the best actor honour to Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club.Penelope Cruz looked stunning in a one shouldered gown with black beltPenelope Cruz looked stunning in a one shouldered gown with black belt

In the movie, he played a red-blooded hell-raising electrician who finds he is HIV positive and goes on to help those suffering from the illness. Sandra Bullock arrived in a navy blue Alexander McQueen gown, hoping to scoop her second Best Actress OscaSandra Bullock arrived in a navy blue Alexander McQueen gown, hoping to scoop her second Best Actress Oscar

THE OSCARS 2014: WINNERS LIST

Best Picture 

12 Years A Slave

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity)

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Matthew McConaughey

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years A Slave)

Best Animated Feature

Frozen

Best Live Action Short Film

Helium (Anders Walter, Kim Magnusson)

Best Visual Effects

Gravity (Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk, Neil Corbould)

Best Film Editing

Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón, Mark Sanger)

Best Sound Editing

Gravity (Glenn Freemantle)

Best Original Score

Gravity (Steven Price)

Best Original Screenplay

Her (Spike Jonze)

Best Make-up and Hairstyling

Dallas Buyers Club (Adruitha Lee, Robin Mathews)

Best Animated Short Film

Mr. Hublot (Laurent Witz, Alexandre Espigares)

Best Documentary Feature

20 Feet from Stardom

Foreign Language Film

The Great Beauty, Italy

Best Costume Design

Catherine Martin, The Great Gatsby

Best Cinematography

Gravity (Emmanuel Lubezki)

Best Production Design

The Great Gatsby (Catherine Martin, Beverley Dunn)

Best Documentary Short Subject

The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life

Best Original Song

Let It Go (Frozen)

Best Adapted Screenplay

12 Years a Slave (John Ridley)

Best Sound Mixing

Skip Lievsay, Niv Adirj, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro (Gravity)

 Adopted from Daily Mail

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button