Academy Awards: 12 Years a Slave Wins Best Picture!

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The Oscars have been handed out and the big winner of the night was 12 Years a Slave, taking the award for Best Picture.

Although it did not win the biggest award, the biggest winner in terms of awards was Gravity which took home seven Oscars.

But, there was also another big winner tonight and that was Dallas Buyers Club. Both stars of the film won for the highest honor in their craft, Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor and Jared Leto for Best Supporting Actor.  

12 Years a Slave Star Chiwetel Ejiofor

Lupita Nyong'O won her Best Supporting Actress Award for her first nomination for her work on 12 Years a Slave and gave the acceptance speech of the night. There was not a dry eye in the house. Cate Blanchett scored a victory for Best Actress for Blue Jasmine and Best Director went to Alfonso Cuaron for Gravity. 

One of the biggest surprises of the night... was the utter lack of a single award for David O. Russell's American Hustle. 

Who would have thought, but The Great Gatsby won two Osars, one for Best Production Design and one for Best Costumes. That film was joined in the double-winner department by Frozen -- which won Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song for Let it Go.

The 2014 Academy Award winners:

Best Picture
12 Years a Slave

Best Actor
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actress
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Supporting Actor
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress
Lupita Nyong'O, 12 Years a Slave

Best Director
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Best Animated Feature

Frozen Elsa Anna

Best Makeup & Hairstyling
Dallas Buyers Club

Best Adapted Screenplay
12 Years a Slave, John Ridley

Best Original Screenplay
Her, Spike Jonze

Best Costume Design
The Great Gatsby

Best Visual Effects

Best Sound Mixing

Best Sound Editing

Best Production Design
The Great Gatsby 

Best Foreign Language Film
The Great Beauty 

Best Original Score

Best Original Song
Let it Go, Frozen

Best Cinematography

Best Animation Short
Mr. Hublot

Live Action Short

Best Documentary Feature
20 Feet From Stardom

Documentary Short Subject
The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life

You can watch several of the Oscar-winning movies right now! Watch Blue Jasmine online and watch Dallas Buyers Club online!

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