HOLLYWOOD — Of all the Oscar winners backstage, Julianne Moore may have been the most ebullient.
Speeches from Patricia Arquette, JK Simmons, Eddie Redmayne and Julianne Moore took our breath away.
Host Neil Patrick Harris did too, in a totally different way.
The HitFix team breaks down the highs and lows of the 2015 Academy Awards, from the musical numbers out of John Legend, Common and Lady Gaga, to the pre-planned bits with Octavia Spencer and a briefcase.
How do you feel the producers did with the In Memoriam section this year? And did John Travolta get what he deserved?
Check out the full winners' list from the 2015 Oscars here.
And here are all the 2015 Oscars Red Carpet photos that you'll ever need.
HOLLYWOOD — "I want to dedicate this to my son Evan Perry. We lost him to suicide. We should talk about suicide out loud. This is for him."
One of the season's undeniable steamrollers, if there were any, was Laura Poitros' documentary "CITIZENFOUR," capturing the plight of NSA leaker Edward Snowden and the media firestorm that surrounded his actions in 2013. Snowden has responded to the win via his representatives at the American Civil Liberties Union.
If there was any lingering doubt about the Telluride Film Festival's place in the annual film awards season, this year's Oscars outcome ought to finally settle them. With its victory Sunday night, "Birdman" became the sixth Best Picture winner in seven years to screen at the Labor Day Colorado event.
HOLLYWOOD — It's safe to say Patricia Arquette is passionate -- and not just about her Oscar win. In fact, there wasn't much talk about her Oscar at all when she came backstage.
After five Academy Award nominations and a career's worth of bold, varied performances, Julianne Moore is finally an Oscar winner.
"It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all," Patricia Arquette said during her acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress during the Oscars.
The 46-year-old actress took the Academy Award for her performance as Olivia in Richard Linklater's "Boyhood," making it her first Oscar win.
At the end of an Oscar season marked by the controversy of lacking diversity among the Academy's choices, one highlighted by the absence of Ava DuVernay's "Selma" in a number of categories despite finding room in the Best Picture field, singer/songwriters Common and John Legend have remained above the fray throughout. They put a nice, profound bow on things tonight from the Dolby Theater stage.
By winning the Best Cinematography Oscar for a second year in a row, "Birdman" director of photography Emmanuel Lubezki has joined a truly elite club whose ranks haven't been breached in nearly two decades.