The Oscar night is over, There have been surprise losers, more than winners this time. American Hustle though nominated in ten categories, failed to win in a single category. Nebraska and Captain Philips which had six nominations each, Wolf of Wall Street which had five nominations; Philomena with four nominations too failed to win eny awards.
Gravity lead the list of winners with seven nods. 12 Years a Slave, Dallas Buyers Club, took three each. The Great Gatsby which had Amitabh Bachchan in a small role, picked up two awards.
Steve McQueen created history as the first black director to win the best picture award. The film had won Bafta and Golden Globes too this year.
British standup comedian Ellen DeGenerous hosted the show in Los Angeles.
BEST FILM: 12 Years A Slave
BEST ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE: Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)
BEST ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine)
BEST DIRECTOR: Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Jared Leto – (Dallas Buyers Club)
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Lupita Nyong’o – (12 Years a Slave)
BEST COSTUME DESIGN: The Great Gatsby
BEST MAKE-UP & HAIRSTYLING: Dallas Buyers Club
BEST SHORT FILM (ANIMATED): Mr Hublot
BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM: Frozen
BEST SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION): Helium
BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT: The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: 20 Feet from Stardom
BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: The Great Beauty
BEST SOUND MIXING: Gravity
BEST SOUND EDITING: Gravity
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Gravity
BEST FILM EDITING: Gravity
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN: The Great Gatsby
BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: John Ridley for 12 Years A Slave
BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY: Spike Jones for Her
BEST ORIGINAL SONG: Let it Go from Frozen
BEST ORIGINAL SCORE: Gravity