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  • An actor portraying C3PO blends into golden backdrop after leaving the stage at the 88th Academy Awards in HollywoodReuters
  • Sylvester Stallone, nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role in "Creed," and wife Jennifer Flavin.Reuters
  • Actress Oliva Wilde arrives on the red carpet.Reuters
  • Kate Winslet, nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "Steve Jobs," and Leonardo DiCaprio, nominated for Best Actor for his role in "The Revenant," arrive at the 88th Academy Awards in HollywoodReuters
  • Sophia Vergara on the red carpet in front of Dolby TheatreTwitter
  • David White (R) and Mark A. Mangini accept the award for Best Sound Editing for "Mad Max: Fury Road" at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood.Reuters
  • Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy accepts the award for Best Documentary Short Subject Film for "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness" as presenter Louis C.K. applauds at the 88th Academy Awards in HollywoodReuters
  • David White (R) and Mark A. Mangini accept the award for Best Sound Editing for "Mad Max: Fury Road" at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood.Reuters
  • Britain's Mark Rylance holds his Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for the movie "Bridge of Spies" at the 88th Academy Awards in HollywoodReuters
  • The Weeknd performs the nominated Best Original Song "Earned It" at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood.Reuters
  • Show host Chris Rock sells Girl Scout cookies during the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood.Reuters
  • Asif Kapadia (L) and James Gay-Rees accept the Oscar for the Best Documentary Feature for their movie "Amy" at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood.Reuters

Academy Award for the Best Picture goes to "Spotlight."

Leonardo DiCaprio finally bags the Oscar for Best Actor ("The Revenant").

Brie Larson stunning performance in "Room" gets her an Oscar for Best Actress.

 Alejandro G. Iñárritu wins Oscar for Best Directing for "The Revenant." 

Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith win Academy Award for Best Original Song ("Writing's on the Wall" - "Spectre").

Quentin Tarantino's "Hateful Eight" bags Oscar for the Best Original Score. 

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stands proud next to Lady Gaga.

"Son of Saul" wins Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.

Jacob Treblay of "Room" fame presents Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film to Benjamin Cleary and Selena Armitage for "Stutterer."

 "Amy" bags Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. The two and a half hour film touched our hearts and it seems it touched the members of the Academy. 

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The Oscar for Best Documentary Short Subject goes to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness."

Patricia Arquette presents the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor to Mark Rylance for "Bridge of Spies." This is his first Oscar win and nomination. He says, "It's a wonderful time to be an actor and I'm proud to be a part of it." 

Chris Rock makes sure that the audiences keep getting dose of laughter often.

Lubezki gives an inspiring acceptance speech and says Oscars is "not objective." 

Best Animated Feature Film goes to "Inside Out."

"Bear Story" wins Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.

When Star Wars' iconic droids R2D2 and C3PO have a fun time with the new member BB8.

"Ex Machina" bags Oscar for Best Visual Effects.

Oscar for Best Sound Mixing goes to Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff and Ben Osmo for "Mad Max: Fury Road." 

Mark Mangini and David White win Oscar for Best Sound Editing ("Mad Max: Fury Road").

It seems "Mad Max: Fury Road" is on Oscar spree as Margaret Sixel bags another award for Best Film Editing.

Emmanuel Lubezki bags the Academy Award for Best Cinematography ("The Revenant").

Third Oscar to "Mad Max: Fury Road" in a row.

Another Oscar for "Mad Max: Fury Road" as Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson win the award for Best Production Design.

"Captain America" actor Chris Evans posing for photographs in the backstage at the ceremony.

Jeny Beavan wins an Oscar for Best Costume Design for the spectacular costumes seen in "Mad Max: Fury Road."

 

Alicia Vikander is awarded Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.

"Superman" actor Henry Cavill at the Oscars.

Charles Randolph and Adam McKay bags Oscar for Adapted Screenplay for "The Big Short."

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According to People's Magazine, Chris Rock's speech might be the most incredible Oscars opening speech ever.

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Chris Rock starts hosting the ceremony.

Lady Gaga stealing the spotlight.

"Avengers" actor Mark Ruffalo getting his bow tie done just before the ceremony.

Chris Rock getting ready to host the ceremony.

A moment with Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne on the Oscars red carpet.

Mindy Kaling of "The Mindy Project" and Meg LeFauve of Oscar nominated writer of Pixar's "Inside Out" greet each other.

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Backstage at the Oscars with "Modern Family" actress Sofia Vergara.

The ceremony started at 5:30 p.m. (IST)

Pharrell Williams suited up for the ceremony.

Daisy Ridley arrives at the red carpet ceremony.

Chris Rock of "Saturday Night Live" and "Grown Ups" fame will be hosting the 88th Academy Award Ceremony this year for a second time, after he hosted the 77th Academy Awards in 2005. The ceremony, which will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, will be presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and will present the Academy Awards, also known as Oscars, in 24 categories.

The ceremony will be produced by David Hill and Reginald Hudlin, and will be directed by Glenn Weiss. It will be televised in the U.S. by ABC. The nominees for the 88th Academy Awards were announced by directors Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee at the Samuel Goldwyn Theatre in Beverly Hills, California, on Jan. 14, 2016.

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