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Summary

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio finally wins acting Oscar after five nominations
  2. Mark Rylance, Sam Smith and Jenny Beavan among British winners
  3. Mad Max: Fury Road wins most Oscars collecting six prizes
  4. Spotlight wins best picture
  5. Brie Larson wins best actress, Alicia Vikander wins best supporting actress

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By Genevieve Hassan, Kev Geoghegan and Ian Youngs

All times stated are UK

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Genevieve Hassan

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The fun and frolics are all over for another year, but worry not - read on to see who wore what on the red carpet, get the best bits from Chris Rock's opening monologue, and find out if anyone blubbed on stage and more.

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Leo's happy dance

Leonardo DiCaprio is obviously delighted he's finally bagged an Oscar after 22 years.

A photographer caught a snap of him appearing to do a little happy dance backstage with fellow winners Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander.

Leo mate, you've earned it...

Brie Larson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Alicia Vikander
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Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley now has a famous friend

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British actress Daisy Ridley, who presented the Oscar for best documentary feature, may star in the biggest film of all time at the UK box office - Star Wars: The Force Awakens - but she revealed she is also just a fan at heart.

"I just met Brie Larson and she's won an Oscar, so now I'm friends with an Oscar-winner," she cheerfully told the BBC.

Napes and Smith: Win was 'dream come true'

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Sam Smith and partner Jimmy Napes now join Adele as writers of the only other James Bond theme to win an Oscar for Writing's on the Wall from Spectre.

On the carpet at the Vanity Fair party, Napes said: "We genuinely were really surprised and delighted, it's a dream come true."

Smith, who dedicated his win to the LGBT community around the world said: "I genuinely didn't think we would it but [the dedication] was something that I planned in my head, we're in shock. The whole thing's just amazing.

"We're going to retire - no more music. I've never felt like that in my whole life, overwhelmed, happy, it was amazing."

But he added his live performance of the song was "the worst moment of my life, singing was horrible, I was so nervous, I hated it".

Baron Cohen: Diversity has to be 'on all levels'

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Sacha Baron Cohen has added his thoughts to the Oscars diversity debate.

He appeared on stage at the event, dressed as his alter-ego Ali G who was representing "the black bloke from Star Wars... Darth Vader".

But how did he feel the evening had dealt with the issue? 

I think ad nauseum, I think everyone is bored of it. I think Chris [Rock] dealt with it pretty well. There's a bigger issue that there has to be more diversity on all levels in Hollywood.

I think there will be some token changes, the academy will bring in some more black voters and some more roles will be given to black actors but more has to change.

Whoopi: 'Chris Rock wasn't fake'

Whoopi Goldberg has been talking on her way into the Vanity Fair party and gave the BBC her thoughts on how the issue of diversity was tackled by the host Chris Rock. 

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When you hire Chris Rock, whatever is happening in the zeitgeist will come through. He didn't pull punches and I loved that. I love that he wasn't fake.

'He did it! He really did it!'

Leonardo DiCaprio was a popular winner among his fellow celebrities.  

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  And the best (sort of) celebrity reaction...  

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If winning best picture wasn't enough...

  Spotlight's @markruffalo: "I tried to make off with the big one. Security stopped me. Darn it.#oscars"  

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Jacob Tremblay unveils his new pals

He may have missed out on a nomination this year but nine-year-old star of Room, Jacob Tremblay, has taken it on the chin and has won the public's collective heart with his appearances at awards ceremonies.

And his now cute factor has gone off the charts.

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A lot of Girl Scout cookies were sold at the Oscars

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Here's how much Chris Rock managed to raise when he urged the collected A-listers to dig deep and buy his daughters' and their friends' cookies.

That's a lot of cookies. Unless they were just really, really expensive. 

The winners of the acting categories get together

Mark Rylance, Brie Larson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Alicia Vikander
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We cannot wait for the movie which reunites this gang of actors.

A remake or something new? Send us your thoughts...

Here are some pretty delighted people

Now the ceremony is over, everyone can finally relax, not least those successful people who will be accompanied home by a little, golden, bald headed fellow... 

Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and Director Alejandro Inarritu with their Oscars for The Revenant
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Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro Inarritu with their Oscars for The Revenant
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Jenny Beavan brandishes her Oscar for costume design for Mad Max: Fury Road
Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy pose with their trophies for Original Screenplay for Spotlight
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Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy pose with their trophies for Original Screenplay for Spotlight
Jimmy Napes (L) and Sam Smith pose with the Oscar for Best Original Song, Writing's on the Wall from Spectre
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Jimmy Napes (left) and Sam Smith pose with the Oscar for Best Original Song, Writing's on the Wall, from Spectre

The show is over...

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But we are still here, waiting for some awards afterthoughts and juicy bits of gossip from the parties.

Stay tuned.

Spotlight producer call on Catholic church

This film gave a voice to survivors and this Oscar amplifies that voice we hope will become a choir that will resonate all the way to the Vatican. Pope Francis it's time to protect the children and restore the faith.

Michael Sugar, producer, Spotlight

Leonardo's environmental plea

Making The Revenant was about man's relationship to the natural world. A world we felt in 2015 as the hottest year in history. Climate change is real - it is happening right now. It is the most urgent threat right now to our entire species and we need to work now. Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take tonight for granted.

Picture - Spotlight

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Six nominations and two wins for the drama about the Boston Globe's investigation into child abuse in the Catholic church.

Best actor - Leonardo DiCaprio - The Revenant

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It's first Oscar and sixth nomination for Leonardo DiCaprio.  

Brie Larson thanks everyone

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Thank you to everyone who participated in Room - thank you to all of you who saw it, thank you to the fans, thank you to the moviegoers. Thank you for going to the movie theatre and seeing our films, I appreciate it.

Best actress - Brie Larson, Room

Director - Alejandro G Inarritu - The Revenant

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It's his fourth Oscar and seventh nomination. He won the best director award last year for Birdman, which also won best picture.  

Leo, you are the Revenant, thank you for giving your soul, your art, your life. Tom Hardy, all the native American cast, thank you for your trust and talent.

Ali G makes a rare appearance

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Sacha Baron Cohen brought Ali G out of retirement to address the Oscars diversity debate.

He said he was there to represent "Will Smith, Idris Elbow and the black bloke out of Star Wars... Darth Vader".

Sam Smith dedicates Oscar win

Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith
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I actually can't breath right now. To all the nominees you're all incredible. I read an article by Sir Ian McKellen saying no openly gay man had ever won an Oscar. If this the case, even if this isn't the case, I'd like to dedicate this to all the LGBT community around the world. I stand here tonight as a proud gay man and I hope we can all stand together one day.

Best original song - Writing's on the Wall, Sam Smith & Jimmy Napes

Its the first Oscar and nomination for Sam Smith and songwriter Jimmy Napes.  

And it only took them 20 minutes to write remember...

Oscar-winner for best score - Ennio Morricone

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My tribute goes to my fellow nominees, in particular John Williams. There isn't a great soundtrack without a great movie that inspires it.

Original score - Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight

Lady Gaga performs Til it happens to you

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The original song nominee is taken from the 2015 documentary The Hunting Ground.

The film is about alleged incidents of sexual assault on college campuses in the United States.

 Lady Gaga is joined on stage by survivors of sexual assault.

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Foreign language film - Son of Saul - Hungary

First Oscar win for director Laszlo Nemes for this Holocaust drama.  

'Proud day to be Irish'

When you make your first film you ask a lot of people to take a risk when they jump on board and I'm very grateful. Every day is a proud day to be Irish but today even more so.

Benjamin Cleary, Stutterer

Live action short - Stutterer

First Oscar and nomination for Irishman Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage.  

Arnie sends commiserations to Sly

He may have lost out on winning best supporting actor, but Sylvester Stallone can take solace that his mate, Arnold Schwarzenegger, still thinks he's the best.

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Dave Grohl solo performance for In Memoriam section

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It's an acoustic cover of The Beatles' Blackbird for an emotional montage which includes David Bowie and ends with Mr Spock aka actor Leonard Nimoy.

Best documentary feature - Amy

Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees
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More Oscar success for the Brits. First Oscar and nomination for director Asif Kapadia.

This film is about Amy and showing the world who she really was, not the tabloid persona. We just wanted to make a film to show the world who she really was."

Asif Kapadia

Documentary short - A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness

It's the second career Oscar for director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.  

The documentary follows the story of an 18-year-old girl, who survives an honour killing attempt by the people in her village.  

Best supporting actor - Mark Rylance

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This is the first nomination and Oscar for British actor Mark Rylance.

I've always just adored stories, hearing them, seeing them, being in them. So, for me to have the chance to work with one of the greatest storytellers of our time, Steven Spielberg, has just been such an honour.

Steven Spielberg and Mark Rylance
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Inside Out makers words of advice

This film was born from watching our kids grow up which is not easy - anyone at junior high or high school working it out, or suffering - there are going to be days when you're going to be sad, you're going to feel angry, you're going to be scared. That's nothing you can choose - but you can make stuff. Make films - draw, write it'll make a world of difference.

Peter Docter

The Weeknd sings Earned it

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Oscar-nominee The Weeknd is backed up by a string section and some dancers as he performs a song from 50 Shades of Grey.

One of whom is dangling precariously above his head.

Beavan outfit 'homage to Mad Max'

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Jenny Beavan, once again wearing a leather-look jacket and trousers, was keen to address the controversy that followed her Bafta win and outfit choice after Stephen Fry called her a "bag lady".

"I don't do frocks and I absolutely don't do heels, I simply can't wear them as I have a bad back, and I look ridiculous in a beautiful gown," she said.

"It's my homage to Mad Max and I didn't get it quite right at the Baftas obviously, the scarf was supposed to be an oily rag.

"I am actually in Marks and Spencer, but unfortunately I had a shoe malfunction and the glitter fell off one shoe."

She added: "I like feeling comfortable, and I'm sorry, as far as I'm concerned I'm pretty dressed up.

"And also to my friends at Peta, [the jacket] it's fake."

Best animated feature - Inside Out

Real diversity at the Oscars?

@BBCNewsEnts @BBCNews Apparently, black lives/careers matter in the US, but NOT those of Natives, Hispsnics or Asians.

Chris Rock gets some cash out the stars

No an easy task but they are digging deep to buy Girl Scout cookies from his daughters and friends.