Birdman and The Grand Budapest Hotel were the big winners at tonight's Academy Awards, taking home two Oscars each, with British actor Eddie Redmayne picking up Best Actor for his role in The Theory of Everything.
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Will John Travolta be invited back to announce "Mikhail Keatom" as Best Actor? Will The Academy cave to pressure and just give Selma every award including Best Animation? Will Hugh Jackman perform a song-and-dance number about the Sony hack? We're keeping tabs on the build up now and will be live-blogging it through the night (below).
Neil Patrick Harris will host this year's Oscars, probably from one of those multi-tiered gold plinths they only have at award ceremonies, taking on the heavy burden of having to follow-up Ellen DeGeneres' world-conquering selfie in 2014.
It promises to be an interesting one this year and a celebration of craftsmanship - from the pain-staking documentation of Boyhood to the brave single-take wizardry of Birdman.Reuse content