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2015 Oscars Winners

The 87th Annual Academy Awards honored some of the most remarkable films, actors, and directors to date at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles last night. As predicted, films Birdman and The Grant Budapest Hotel reigned supreme, and an extremely excited (and humble!) Eddie Redmayne took home the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.
Stand-out performances included Lady Gaga giving tribute to The Sound of Music for its 50th anniversary (complete with a tear-jerking hug with Julie Andrews herself), Common and John Legend performing “Glory” (thus making David Oyelowo and Chris Pine cry), and Jennifer Hudson performing “I Can’t Let Go” during the In Memoriam segment.
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Other note-worthy moments included Patricia Arquette’s acceptance speech about equal rights. “To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights,” she said. “It’s time to have wage equality once and for all. And equal rights for women in the United States of America.”
In case you missed it, check out the full list of winners below!
2015 Oscars Winners

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Julianne Moore wins for her Leading Role in Still Alice


BEST MOTION PICTURE OF THE YEAR
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Julianne Moore, Still Alice
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything
ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTING
Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
The Imitation Game
ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC WRITTEN FOR MOTION PICTURES (ORIGINAL SCORE)
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Alexandre Desplat
ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC WRITTEN FOR MOTION PICTURES (ORIGINAL SONG)
“Glory” from Selma
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
CitizenFour
ACHIEVEMENT IN FILM EDITING
Whiplash
ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM OF THE YEAR
Big Hero 6
BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Feast
ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS
Interstellar
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood
ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING
American Sniper
ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND MIXING
Whiplash
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1
BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM
The Phone Call
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR
Ida (Poland)
ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier
ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
The Grand Budapest Hotel, Milena Canonero
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
J.K. Simmons, Whiplash
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What were your favorite moments of the night? Were you happy with the winners? Let us know in the comments below!
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BY MEGAN PORTORREAL
Images courtesy of ABC/Rick Rowell

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