86th Academy Awards 2014

86th Academy Awards 2014
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86th Academy Awards - Jennifer Lawrence
86th Academy Awards - Cate Blanchett
86th Academy Awards - Lupita Nyong'o
86th Academy Awards - Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie
86th Academy Awards - Sandra Bullock
86th Academy Awards - Amy Adams
86th Academy Awards - Emma Watson
86th Academy Awards - Julia Roberts
86th Academy Awards - Leonardo DiCaprio
86th Academy Awards - Olivia Wilde
86th Academy Awards - Penelope Cruz
86th Academy Awards - Anne Hathaway
86th Academy Awards - Jennifer Garner
86th Academy Awards - Jared Leto
86th Academy Awards - Charlize Theron
86th Academy Awards - Kate Hudson
86th Academy Awards - Meryl Streep
86th Academy Awards - Kerry Washington
86th Academy Awards - Jessica Biel
86th Academy Awards - Naomi Watts
86th Academy Awards - Matthew and Camila
86th Academy Awards - Chiwetel and Sari
86th Academy Awards - Julie Delpy
86th Academy Awards - Margot Robbie
86th Academy Awards - Anna Kendrick
86th Academy Awards - Pharrell  and Helen
86th Academy Awards - Laura Dern
86th Academy Awards - Sheherazade and Alfonso
86th Academy Awards - Elsa and Chris
86th Academy Awards - Benedict Cumberbatch
86th Academy Awards - Steve and Bianca
86th Academy Awards - June Squibb
86th Academy Awards - Faysal and Barkhad
86th Academy Awards - Sarah Paulson
86th Academy Awards - Glenn Close
86th Academy Awards - Olga and Kellan
86th Academy Awards - Idina Menzel
86th Academy Awards - Viola Davis
86th Academy Awards - APortia de Rossi
86th Academy Awards - Liza Minnelli

The 86th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the actors, technical achievements, and films of 2013 and took place on March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles.

Jennifer Lawrence, America’s sassy gal pal and best-supporting-actress nominee, fell at the Oscars. Again. This time, it was a cone on the red carpet that tripped her up. "If you win tonight, I think we should bring you the Oscar. Can we do that?" teased the awards’ Saint Laurent-clad host, Ellen DeGeneres, in her opening monologue (side note: She’s apparently on a first-name basis with Hedi Slimane). Per usual, Lawrence laughed it off with panache; something we’d imagine is easy to do when you’re dressed in a red-hot Dior gown.

But Lawrence’s tumble wasn’t the only repeat showing. Pharrell Williams continued his spectacular sartorial antics, donning a Lanvin tux with tailored shorts on the red carpet, and a black version of his infamous Vivienne Westwood hat during a performance of his song for Despicable Me 2, "Happy."

Yet again, 12 Years a Slave’s Lupita Nyong’o wowed in a diamond headband and custom Prada gown. She seemed a modern-day Cinderella while giving her tearful best-supporting-actress acceptance speech. The deep-V frock’s sparkling, pleated skirt was inspired by champagne, while its serene blue hue was a nod to her native Nairobi, Kenya. "I feel very at home in this gown," she said. It was a big evening for the entire 12 Years a Slave camp: The film took the Best Picture prize, but from the moment she stepped onto the red carpet, it was plain to see that tonight was Nyong’o’s night.

Speaking of Nyong’o, Jared Leto, who won best supporting actor for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club, endeavored to quash those rumors that he and the starlet are an item. How? By announcing that he was having a fling with 84-year-old Nebraska actress June Squibb. "We are indeed dating," he quipped. Leto, whose actual date was his mother, Constance, channeled old Hollywood in a slick white Saint Laurent tux. His costar and best-actor winner, Matthew McConaughey, also went white in Dolce & Gabbana.

Save Liza Minnelli, who turned up in a cobalt silk pajama ensemble and matching azure-streaked hair, Hollywood’s leading ladies didn’t take a lot of (or any, really) risks this year. However, that’s not to say they didn’t look lovely. Countless shades of blue (Amy Adams was in navy Gucci), mermaid gowns (like the radiant Kate Hudson’s Atelier Versace number), peplums (Julia Roberts’ black lace Givenchy gown had one), and sleek silhouettes were trending, as were embellished white or metallic frocks. Best-actress winner Cate Blanchett shimmered in one by Armani Privé. Her Blue Jasmine costar Sally Hawkins chose Valentino’s take on the style, and Naomi Watts worked an iteration from Calvin Klein.

Sometimes, though, as Charlize Theron proved, black is best. She was simply stunning in Dior. Also in black? Anne Hathaway. The actress wore a Gucci number with a strategic smattering of jewels across the chest. Clearly, after last year’s revealing pink Prada, she wasn’t chancing any déjà vu.

2014 Academy Awards Winners:

Best Picture:

“12 Years a Slave”

Best Director:

Alfonso Cuaron, “Gravity”

Best Actor:

Matthew Mcconaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Actress:

Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”

Best Original Screenplay:

“Her” – Written By Spike Jonze

Best Adapted Screenplay:

“12 Years A Slave” – Screenplay By John Ridley

Best Supporting Actress:

Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”

Best Supporting Actor:

Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Animated Film:

“Frozen”

Best Cinematography:

“Gravity”

Best Costume Design:

Catherine Martin, “The Great Gatsby”

Best Documentary Feature:

“20 Feet from Stardom” Morgan Neville

Best Documentary Short Subject:

“The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life” Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed

Best Film Editing:

“Gravity” Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger

Best Foreign Language Film:

“The Great Beauty” Italy

Best Makeup and Hairstyling:

“Dallas Buyers Club” Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews

Best Original Score:

Steven Price, “Gravity”

Best Original Song:

“Let It Go” From “Frozen”
Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

Best Production Design:

“The Great Gatsby”
Production Design: Catherine Martin; Set Decoration: Beverley Dunn

Best Animated Short Film:

“Mr. Hublot” Laurent Witz and Alexandre Espigares

Best Live Action Short Film:

“Helium” Anders Walter and Kim Magnusson

Best Sound Editing:

“Gravity” Glenn Freemantle

Best Sound Mixing:

“Gravity” Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro

Best Visual Effects:

“Gravity” Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould