2014 Oscar Winners

Here are your 2014 Oscar Winners from the 86th Annual Academy Awards.

Ellen DeGeneres hosted the big event, which featured one of the tightest Best Picture races in years. In the end 12 Years A Slave took home the big prize, but the rest of the awards were spread between Gravity (which won 7 Oscars total) and Dallas Buyers Club, which took home the two male acting awards. Other multiple winners included Frozen and The Great Gatsby; you can read the full list as well as our live blog below.

Below, read the 2014 Oscar winners. Our live blog is below.

Best Picture – 12 Years A Slave
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Best Actor in a Leading Role – Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Director – Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity
Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Original Screenplay – Her, written by Spike Jonze
Best Adapted Screenplay – 12 Years a Slave, screenplay by John Ridley
Best Animated Feature Film – Frozen
Best Documentary Feature – 20 Feet From Stardom
Best Foreign Language Film – The Great Beauty (Italy)
Best Visual Effects – Gravity, Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould
Best Film Editing – Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger
Best Cinematography – Gravity, Emmanuel Lubezki

Best Costume Design – The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin
Best Makeup and Hairstyling – Dallas Buyers Club, Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews
Best Production Design – The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin (Production Design) and Beverley Dunn (Set Decoration)
Best Sound Mixing – Gravity, Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro
Best Sound Editing – Gravity, Glenn Freemantle
Best Original Score – Gravity, Steven Price
Best Original Song – “Let It Go,” Frozen, music and lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
Best Animated Short Film – Mr. Hublot, Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares
Best Live-Action Short Film – Helium, Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson
Best Documentary Short Subject – The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life, Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed

Here’s our live blog:

12 Years a Slave

Best Picture
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
Reaction: Not a surprise plus, in my mind, it’s the best of the bunch.

8:55 p.m. Will Smith gives out Best Picture to end our evening.

Matthew McConaughey in Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actor in a Leading Role
Christian Bale, American Hustle
Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Reaction: There’s a new episode of True Detective tonight starring an Oscar winner! And while he was the favorite, I must say, I would’ve preferred Ejiofor or DiCaprio. But the year of McConaughey continues. Interstellar next!

8:48 p.m. Jennifer Lawrence, “Why are you laughing?” she says to someone in the front row. I asked her about this.

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Actress in a Leading Role
Amy Adams, American Hustle
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
Reaction: Blanchett’s second Oscar, first for leading, a well-deserved victory, even if I liked some of the other performances more. 

8:41 p.m. Daniel Day-Lewis. Best Actress. Let’s do it.

Alfonso Cuaron Gravity

Best Director
David O. Russell, American Hustle
Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street
Reaction: Two Oscars tonight for Cuaron!

8:31 p.m. Angelina Jolie and Sidney Poitier present Best Director. Standing O for Poitier.

8:30 p.m. Three hours in, but this show has felt very fast. Got the big four to go.

Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle, written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell
Blue Jasmine, written by Woody Allen
Dallas Buyers Club, written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack
Her, written by Spike Jonze
Nebraska, written by Bob Nelson
Reaction: YES, YES, YES, YES, YES!!!

Best Adapted Screenplay
Before Midnight, written by Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, and Ethan Hawke
Captain Phillips, screenplay by Billy Ray
Philomena, screenplay by Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
12 Years a Slave, screenplay by John Ridley
The Wolf of Wall Street, screenplay by Terence Winter
Reaction: Hard to argue with this one.

8:23 p.m. Robert De Niro and Penelope Cruz to give out the screenwriting awards.

Frozen title

Best Original Song
“Happy,” Despicable Me 2, music and lyric by Pharrell Williams
“Let It Go,” Frozen, music and lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
“The Moon Song,” Her, music by Karen O; lyric by Karen O and Spike Jonze
“Ordinary Love,” Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, music by Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen and lyric by Paul Hewson
Reaction: Four truly great songs, but the Oscar goes to the one that’s going to endure. Plus an E-G-O-T for LOPEZ!

Gravity BTS

Best Original Score
The Book Thief, John Williams
Gravity, Steven Price
Her, William Butler and Owen Pallett
Philomena, Alexandre Desplat
Saving Mr. Banks, Thomas Newman
Reaction: Out of all these films, one had the music as a character. And that film won.  Steven Price scored The World’s End this year as well and is doing Ant-Man.

8:12 p.m. Jamie Foxx and Jessica Biel present the award for Original Score and Original Song.

8:08 p.m. John Travolta introduces “Let it Go” from Frozen. And TOTALLY screws up Idina Menzel’s name.

8:05 p.m. Goldie Hawn talking about a few more Best Picture nominees.

7:58 p.m. Bette Midler singing “The Wind Beneath My Wings” for the deceased.

7:53 p.m. Glenn Close introduces the In Memoriam. This is going to be tough. James Gandolfini starts it, Philip Seymour Hoffman closes it. In between Paul Walker, Ray Harryhausen, Harold Ramis, Robert Ebert, Sid Caesar, Shirley Temple. Just so sad. A terrible year.

7:46 p.m. Chris Evans introduces a popular heroes montage. These are the worst part of the show.

Best Production Design
American Hustle, Judy Becker (Production Design) and Heather Loeffler (Set Decoration)
Gravity, Andy Nicholson (Production Design) and Rosie Goodwin and Joanne Woollard (Set Decoration)
The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin (Production Design) and Beverley Dunn (Set Decoration)
Her, K.K. Barrett (Production Design) and Gene Serdena (Set Decoration)
12 Years a Slave, Adam Stockhausen (Production Design) and Alice Baker (Set Decoration)
Reaction: Gravity loses! And The Great Gatsby now has two Oscars.

7:43 p.m. Jennifer Garner and Benedict Cumberbatch present Production Design.

7:33 p.m. The children of Judy Garland are introduced by Whoopi Goldberg to commemorate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. Also, Pink is performing a tribute to the film.

Best Film Editing
American Hustle, Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers and Alan Baumgarten
Captain Phillips, Christopher Rouse
Dallas Buyers Club, John Mac McMurphy and Martin Pensa
Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger
12 Years a Slave, Joe Walker
Reaction: Beginning to see a trend, here? By the way, Cuaron’s first Oscar.

7:30 p.m. Anna Kendrick and Gabourey Sidibe present Film Editing (and come out to an orchestral version of “Cups.”)

Best Cinematography
The Grandmaster, Philippe Le Sourd
Gravity, Emmanuel Lubezki
Inside Llewyn Davis, Bruno Delbonnel
Nebraska, Phedon Papamichael
Prisoners, Roger A. Deakins
Reaction: The clear front runner, deserved, but another snub for Inside Llewyn Davis and Deakins.

7:26 p.m. Amy Adams and Bill Murray present cinematography. She hinted at him doing Ghostbusters 3.  Then, he thanks Harold Ramis. A beautiful moment.

7:25 p.m. The head of the Academy is pimping their new museum. Here’s a link.

7:20 p.m. Ellen bought pizza and just handed it out to a bunch of movie stars. Kind of weird and funny.

Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squibb, Nebraska
Reaction: Powerful performance and she had all the momentum over the past few weeks. Her speech will probably be the big Oscar clip passed around Monday. Here’s a link.

7:11 p.m. Best supporting actress time, here’s Christoph Waltz.

Best Sound Editing
All Is Lost, Steve Boeddeker and Richard Hymns
Captain Phillips, Oliver Tarney
Gravity, Glenn Freemantle
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Brent Burge
Lone Survivor, Wylie Stateman
Reaction: Gravity cleaning up the tech awards.

Best Sound Mixing
Captain Phillips, Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith and Chris Munro
Gravity, Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Michael Semanick and Tony Johnson
Inside Llewyn Davis, Skip Lievsay, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland
Lone Survivor, Andy Koyama, Beau Borders and David Brownlow
Reaction: Damnit, I was hoping Inside Llewyn Davis would win an Oscar. But obviously, well deserved. 

7:06 p.m. Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron present the sound awards.

7:04 p.m. Michael B. Jordan and Kristen Bell talk Science and Tech Awards.

7:02 p.m. Host Ellen DeGeneres wants to get the award for most retweets ever with this:

6:54 p.m. Brad Pitt introduces U2, performing Ordinary Love from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

6:51 p.m. “Ladies and gentleman, Tyler Perry.” Introducing more Best Picture nominees.

Best Foreign Language Film
The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium)
The Great Beauty (Italy)
The Hunt (Denmark)
The Missing Picture (Cambodia)
Omar (Palestine)

6:48 p.m. Ewan McGregor and Viola Davis present Foreign Language.

6:40 p.m. Kevin Spacey just did his Frank Underwood accent talking about the Governor’s Awards, which went to Steve Martin, Angela Lansbury, Piero Tosi and Angelina Jolie.


Best Documentary Feature
The Act of Killing
Cutie and the Boxer
Dirty Wars
The Square
20 Feet From Stardom
Reaction: Not exactly an upset, though many thought The Act of Killing had a shot. Of late though, this upbeat music doc gained momentum thanks to The Weinstein Company.

6:36 p.m. Bradley Cooper presents Best Documentary.

Best Documentary Short Subject
CaveDigger, Jeffrey Karoff
Facing Fear, Jason Cohen
Karama Has No Walls, Sara Ishaq
The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life, Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed
Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall, Edgar Barens
Reaction: Again, haven’t see the film but director Malcolm Clarke now has two Oscars.

Best Live-Action Short Film
Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me), Esteban Crespo
Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything), Xavier Legrand and Alexandre Gavras
Helium, Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson
Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?), Selma Vilhunen and Kirsikka Saari
The Voorman Problem, Mark Gill and Baldwin Li
Reaction: Haven’t seen the film but producer Kim Magnusson now has two Oscars. Impressive.

6:30 p.m. Kate Hudson and Jason Sudekis present Live action short films.

6:24 p.m. Zac Efron introduces Karen O performing her song from Her.

Best Visual Effects
Gravity, Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and Eric Reynolds
Iron Man 3, Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Erik Nash and Dan Sudick
The Lone Ranger, Tim Alexander, Gary Brozenich, Edson Williams and John Frazier
Star Trek Into Darkness, Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Ben Grossmann and Burt Dalton
Reaction: Quote possibly one of the best effects films ever. Well-deserved.

6:20 p.m. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emma Watson present Best Visual Effects.

6:17 p.m. Sally Field continues the “Heroes in Hollywood” theme with a little talk on real life heroes (in movies, of course).

Best Animated Feature Film
The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Ernest and Celestine
The Wind Rises
Reaction: Duh. It’s not the best of the bunch, but it was the obvious front-runner.

Best Animated Short Film
Feral, Daniel Sousa and Dan Golden
Get a Horse!, Lauren MacMullan and Dorothy McKim
Mr. Hublot, Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares
Possessions, Shuhei Morita
Room on the Broom, Max Lang and Jan Lachauer
Reaction: Gotta be the night’s first upset considering how many people say Get A Horse in front of Frozen.

6:11 p.m. Matthew McConaughey and Kim Novak presenting Best Animated Short and feature. Awkward central.

6:05 p.m. Channing Tatum for Team Oscars, six student filmmakers. Outro with The Avengers theme.

6 p.m. Harrison Ford introducing three Best Picture nominees, comes out to Indiana Jones‘ theme.

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Dallas Buyers Club, Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, Stephen Prouty
The Lone Ranger, Joel Harlow and Gloria Pasqua-Casny
Reaction: Possibly the best $250 ever spent.

Best Costume Design
American Hustle, Michael Wilkinson
The Grandmaster, William Chang Suk Ping
The Great Gatsby, Catherine Martin
The Invisible Woman, Michael O’Connor
12 Years a Slave, Patricia Norris
Reaction: A bit of an upset over American Hustle, but Martin has won three Oscars and the costumes are definitely a highlight of The Great Gatsby.

5:57 p.m. Samuel L. Jackson and Naomi Watts present Costume Design/Makeup.

5:50 p.m. Pharrell performs Happy from Despicable Me 2.

5:47 p.m. Jim Carrey now on stage doing Bruce Dern impressions. Not sure the reason. Oh, he’s there to discuss animated heroes. Okay. I didn’t quite get it.

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
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
Reaction: Leto has been the front runner all awards season, so this is not a surprise. It’s a well-deserved award for a brave, powerful performance. Here’s hoping we don’t have to wait another six years for Leto’s next film.

5:30 p.m. Ellen is now on stage!

5:22 p.m. About ready to start. We’ll bump the latest award results to the top as they happen.

5:00 p.m. If are unsure what to watch tonight, ABC’s coverage has male model Tyson Beckford doing interviews and it’s funnier than anything.

4:50 p.m. Hey everyone, Germain here. Ready to update when something good happens. Unfortunately, the Red Carpet has been incredibly boring so far. The show gets going in 40 minutes.

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