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Summary

  1. Eddie Redmayne wins best actor
  2. Julianne Moore wins best actress
  3. Birdman wins best picture and best director
  4. Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman win four awards each

Live Reporting

By Victoria Lindrea, Genevieve Hassan and Sarah Jane Griffiths

All times stated are UK

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That's a wrap

So that's it for this year's Oscars live page. It's been a night of few surprises, with the Academy ultimately coming down on the side of Birdman, despite long-running hopes for Boyhood. And it's all down to Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's lucky "tighty whities" underpants, apparently!

If you're just tuning in and you want to get all the lowdown on the 87th Academy Awards, check out our comprehensive coverage.

We're off for a bit of shut-eye, but there will be lots more reaction throughout the day on the website.

Top acting honours

JK Simmons, Patricia Arquette, Julianne Moore and Eddie Redmayne
AFP

And here are all the acting winners, proudly displaying their Oscars.

Tim Masters

Entertainment correspondent in Los Angeles

I just spoke to Imitation Game writer Graham Moore about his emotional speech.

"It was my 45 seconds and I thought I would use it to say something meaningful," he said.

He added later: "Depression is something that I've dealt with every single day of my life. I feel blessed to have had friends and family around who are so supportive."

Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson and her husband, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, arrive at the Vanity Fair party.

Sam Taylor-Johnson and her husband, Aaron Taylor-Johnson
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@ThatKevinSmith

Kevin Smith

tweeted: "Imitation Game wins best adapted screenplay but screenwriter Graham Moore wins at life for the most real & best speech of the night."

The Lego version

Emma Stone/Felicity Jones
Reuters

They may not have gone home with a real Oscar, but Emma Stone and Felicity Jones both managed to snaffle a Lego version.

Smiley Miley

Miley Cyrus
Reuters

Arriving at the Vanity Fair party, singer Miley Cyrus as you've never seen her before... with clothes on!

What you've been saying

Some of you have been in touch with your views:

  • Daniel James Rudden
    tweets: "I am honestly disappointed that Lady GaGa did not dress up as a cake in homage to the Skoda Fabia Sound of Music advert."
  • Aleckzandr
    tweeted us about Birdman's win for original screenplay: "That's actually a big shock. I love the film but anyone that's seen Keaton in Game 6 will know Birdman is far from original."

Meanwhile elsewhere on Twitter:

  • Marc Fennell
    tweets: "Can someone go find Richard Linklater and give him a hug. For, like, 12 years."
  • Cat
    ‏tweets: "Best #oscars host still in my eyes Hugh Jackman. So memorable."

Party time!

Sia - who in recent months has taken to disguising herself when performing - turned up at the Vanity Fair party sticking to her ploy.

Sia
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However she decided to attend Elton John's Oscar bash without a bag on her head or her back to the camera - posing with Nicole Scherzinger.

Sia with Nicole Scherzinger
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Social media trending

BBC Trending

Among the most-talked about topics on social media over the course of the evening include the #AskHerMore campaign - a bid to ask actresses more than the usual "who are you wearing?" question; Lego Oscars and Meryl's reaction to Patricia Arquette's speech.

Read the full story.

Tim Masters

Entertainment correspondent in Los Angeles

Eddie Redmayne told me he will definitely be going to Cambridge to see Stephen Hawking and the Hawking family after his win.

Photobombing

After Jennifer Lopez snapped herself with her new BFF Meryl, she

attempted another selfie, although this time was photobombed by Jennifer Aniston and her partner Justin Theroux.

Jennifer Lopez
Instagram/JLo

Seeing red

Victoria Lindrea

Arts and entertainment reporter

Eddie Redmayne/Julianne Moore
Reuters

Diversity may have been lacking at this year's awards, but then again... two redheads won the top acting awards.

And it turns out there's never been a ginger-haired best actor Oscar winner before...

Lady Gaga has a lie down

@ladygaga

Providing one of the ceremony's main talking points clearly took its toll on Lady Gaga, who

tweeted this picture of herself lying on the floor, drink in hand.

Lady Gaga
Twitter

She wrote: "Me right now. What a night. Congratulations to all the nominees, performers, and winners! Let's party!"

Tim Masters

Entertainment correspondent in Los Angeles

Best actress winner Julianne Moore revealed backstage that her husband had been the first person to see Still Alice.

"When we walked out of there he said 'you're going to win an Oscar'."

Tim Masters

Entertainment correspondent in Los Angeles

So it's all over. This year's Oscars clocked in at just shy of three and three quarter hours.

And all of the eight best picture nominees got at least one win.

We've come to the end of this year's ceremony. Congratulations to all the winners!

But stay with us as we'll bring you more reaction for the next hour or so from the after-show parties.

Best picture reaction

Mixed reactions on Twitter to this year's best picture winner:

  • Tribeca Film Festival
    tweets: "Congrats to the truly incredible Birdman!"
  • Daniel Maitland ‏
    tweets: "Gutted for boyhood. Was a much better film than Birdman."
  • Rhett Bartlett
    tweets: "Worth noting, ALL 8 Best Pictures nominees have won an award."
  • Harry Knowles ‏
    tweets: "BIRDMAN winning makes all the sense in the world given the number of actors voting. Stunned that Michael didn't!"
  • Kate Muir
    tweets: "Boyhood was robbed! #Oscars. It will be the classic that endures."

"Maybe next year there'll be some immigration rules to the Academy - two Mexicans in a row is suspicious," director Alejandro G Inarritu joked when he collected the best picture prize, referencing Alfonso Cuaron's best director win last year.

Michael Keaton paid tribute to Inarritu saying: "This has been a tremendous experience - this guy is as bold as bold can be. It's just great fun to be here."

Inarritu finished his speech saying: "I dedicate this award for my fellow Mexicans who live in Mexico. I pray we can find and build a government we deserve and I hope Mexican immigrants in this country can be treated with the same dignity as the ones who came before and built this immigrant nation."

Birdman cast
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Best picture: Birdman

Life enhancing

Julianne Moore
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"Thank you so much," said Julianne Moore, as the hotly-tipped actress took home the best actress Oscar after racking up prizes for her role in Still Alice throughout the film season.

"I read somewhere that winning an Oscar can lead to you living five years longer - if that's true, I'd like to thank the Academy as my husband is younger than me!"

The actress, who has been nominated four times previously, paid tribute to her fellow nominees, saying there was "no such thing as best actress".

"I'm just grateful to be able to stand up here and thank the people I love," she said.

"I'm thrilled we were able to shine a light on Alzheimer's disease. So many people with this disease feel isolated and marginalised and one of the wonderful things about movies is things are able to be seen. Hopefully this movie will be seen and it will help find a cure."

Eddie Redmayne reaction

It's a thumbs up for Eddie Redmayne's best actor win on Twitter:

  • Emma Watson
    tweets: "So thrilled for Eddie!!!!!!"
  • Annette Rioja
    tweets: "Well deserved!! Eddie Redmayne was brilliant! ...Theory of Everything was great! WOW!"
  • Cumberbatchweb
    tweets: "He's so terrified. So sweet and so gracious."
  • Shannon
    ‏tweets: "Friendly reminder that we're now guaranteed another year of Eddie and his spectacular hair to present next year."
  • MTV
    tweets: "Can I give Eddie Redmayne the award for cutest human ever?"
Eddie Redmayne
Reuters

Literally skipping and jumping for joy on stage, a delighted Eddie Redmayne said: "I don't think I'm capable of articulating how I feel - I am fully aware I am a lucky, lucky man.

"This Oscar belongs to all those people around the world battling ALS," he said. "It belongs to one exceptional family - Stephen, Jane and the Hawking children - and I will be its custodian and I will look after him; I'll polish him and wait on him hand and foot."

He paid tribute to his "partner in crime" and co-star Felicity Jones, and his "ferocious and kind director" James Marsh.

He described his Oscar as "a new fella coming to join our apartment".

Best actress - Julianne Moore, Still Alice

Julianne Moore in Still Alice
AP

Best actor - Eddie Redmayne, The Theory of Everything

Eddie Redmayne
Liam Daniel

Lucky pants

Alejandro G Inarritu joked that wearing Michael Keaton's "tighty whities" had proved his lucky charm, after wearing Raymond Carver's shirt and Billy Wilder's tie supposedly won him the top award at the Directors' Guild Awards.

"They are tight, they smell like balls, but they worked!" he joked.

Inarritu paid tribute to his fellow nominees, scorning ego and competition.

"For someone to win, someone has to lose - but true art, true individual expression cannot be compared. Our work, as always, will be judged by time."

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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Tim Masters

Entertainment correspondent in Los Angeles

The press room broke into spontaneous applause after Imitation Game writer Graham Moore's emotional speech about trying to kill himself when he was 16 because he didn't fit in.

The Sound of Music reaction

There's been a lot of love for the Gaga and Julie Andrews pairing:

  • (Actual) Joan Collins
    ‏tweets: "Best moment of the night Lady Gaga Singing songs from Sound of Music & Dame Julie Andrews greeting her."
  • Seth Meyers
    tweets: "Losing an Oscar in a category that Julie Andrews presents is as good as winning an Oscar in any other category."
  • Dianna De La Garza
    tweets: "I can't believe how great @ladygaga's performance was, and #JulieAndrews loved it!! #Oscars2015 #mindblown"
  • Andy Barron
    tweets: "Imagine all the heads that would've exploded if Julie Andrews came out in the meat dress."

Best director - Alejandro G Inarritu, Birdman

Graham Moore
AFP

Collecting his award, Graham Moore said: "Alan Turing never got to stand on a stage like this and look at these faces and I do - and that's the most unfair thing I've ever heard.

"So I want to use this moment to say this - when I was 16 I tried to kill himself because I felt like I didn't belong. Now I'm standing here, so I would like this moment to be for that kid out there who feels like she's weird or different or doesn't fit in anywhere. Yes you do. I promise you do. Stay weird and different."

Crazy invite

Birdman director Alejandro G Inarritu thanked his fellow scriptwriters Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris, Jr and Armando Bo as he picked up the award for best original screenplay.

"Three years ago, I invited them to follow me in a crazy idea - and because they are crazy, they did it."

Best adapted screenplay - The Imitation Game, Graham Moore

The Imitation Game
Jack English

Best original screenplay - Birdman

Besties selfies

Jennifer Lopez has a prime spot sitting next to Meryl Streep and has

posted this picture of her new friend on Instagram.

Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez
Instagram/JLo

Feline good

Double-nominated composer Alexandre Desplat won his first Oscar for his music for The Grand Budapest Hotel, following seven previous nominations.

The Frenchman thanked, among others...his cats.

Tim Masters

Entertainment correspondent in Los Angeles

British production designer Anna Pinnock, who won for her work on Grand Budapest Hotel,

told me on Friday she'd been given some time off working on the new Bond film Spectre to attend the Oscars.

Best original score - The Grand Budapest Hotel, Alexandre Desplat

Julie Andrews has just arrived on stage to a lot of excitement from the audience - especially from Felicity Jones, Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez.

Lady Gaga and Julie Andrews
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Best song reaction

Here's how people reacted to Common and John Legend's best song win for Glory from the film Selma:

  • On their performance, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
    tweets: "Wow. Perfect. Thank u. @johnlegend @common #glory"
  • Janet Mock
    tweets: "We live in the most incarcerated country in the world." #JohnLegend telling the truth at the #Oscars"
  • Greg Wyshynski
    tweets: "Can't believe they revealed John Legend and Common's secret identities."
  • Gary Owen
    tweets: "I would vote for @Common today if he were running for something. When he talks you cant help but listen."

Scarlett Johansson has introduced a tribute to The Sound of Music - which won five Oscars including best picture in 1966 - celebrating its 50th anniversary.

And who else could perform those four-octave-range songs?

Lady Gaga of course!

Lady Gaga
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