And the Oscar Winners are…

U2’s ‘Ordinary Love’, which they wrote for “Nelson Mandela: The Long Walk to Freedom”, lost out at the Oscars last night in the Best Original Song category to ‘Let It Go’ from “Frozen”.  (And John Travolta couldn’t figure out how to pronounce Idina Menzel’s name when introducing her ‘Let It Go’ performance.)

Selfie steals the show
A selfie that steals the show. Source: twitter/mashable

Screenshot from justjared.comSo South Africa’s main representation at the glittering event, hosted by Ellen de Generes, went to Charlize Theron who sparkled in a black Dior dress, wearing a reported $15-million worth of Harry Winston diamonds.

The winners at last night’s 2014 Academy Awards Ceremony are in bold below…

Best Picture:

American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Nebraska
Philomena
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street


Best Supporting Actor:

Barkhad Abdi, “Captain Phillips”
Bradley Cooper, “American Hustle”
Jonah Hill, “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Michael Fassbender, “12 Years a Slave”
Jared Leto, “Dallas Buyers Club”

Best Supporting Actress:

Sally Hawkins, “Blue Jasmine”
Jennifer Lawrence, “American Hustle”
Lupita Nyong’o, “12 Years a Slave”
Julia Roberts, “August: Osage County”
June Squibb, “Nebraska”

Best Director:

David O. Russell, “American Hustle”
Alfonso Cuaron, “Gravity”
Alexander Payne, “Nebraska”
Steve McQueen, “12 Years a Slave”
Martin Scorsese, “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Best Actor:

Christian Bale, “American Hustle”
Bruce Dern, “Nebraska”
Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Chiwetel Ejiofor, “12 Years a Slave”
Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyer’s Club”

Best Actress:

Amy Adams, “American Hustle”
Cate Blanchett, “Blue Jasmine”
Sandra Bullock, “Gravity”
Judi Dench, “Philomena”
Meryl Streep, “August: Osage County”

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 Foriegn Language Film 

The Great Beauty (Italy)

Best Sound Mixing 

Gravity

BEST SOUND EDITING:

Gravity

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS:

Gravity

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Gravity

BEST FILM EDITING:

Gravity

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN:

The Great Gatsby

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE:

Gravity

BEST ORIGINAL SONG:

Let It Go – Frozen

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:

John Ridley – 12 Years a Slave

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

Spike Jonze – Her