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Oscars 2024 live: Emma Stone, Sydney Sweeney and Kim Kardashian show off glam looks at lavish afterparty

Hollywood stars from Margot Robbie to Robert Downey Jr gathered to honour the best in cinema, at a ceremony led by late-night veteran and four-time Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel

Tom Murray
at the Dolby Theater
,Ellie Harrison,Nicole Vassell,Inga Parkel
Tuesday 12 March 2024 08:30 GMT
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The 2024 Oscars was a glittering night that saw Oppenheimer and Poor Things win big while Killers of the Flower Moon went home empty-handed.

You can find a list of all the winners here.

The Academy Awards, which aired in the UK on ITV, were once again hosted by late-night titan Jimmy Kimmel. In his opening monologue, the host took aim at Sony’s Madame Web, disgraced French actor Gerard Depardieu and Oppenheimer nominee Robert Downey Jr.

Among the performers was Ryan Gosling who stunned the audience with his typically vibrant rendition of “I’m Just Ken” from Barbie.

One of the most talked-about moments of the night came when John Cena took to the stage totally naked in a streaking skit gone awry with Kimmel.

Then, after the ceremony, the celebrities headed to the Vanity Fair Oscar Party to let their hair down and bask in the end of another glitzy awards season.

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Greta Gerwig fangirls and Billie Eilish’s new gold accessory: My surreal night at the Vanity Fair Oscar party

I’m standing in between Usher and Emily Blunt, who is telling her husband, John Krasinski that she’s cold. Not too far ahead, I spot Jennifer Lawrence chatting to a friend. Then I see Sydney Sweeney. And Kim Kardashian. All of us are in a queue. Not just to get into the Vanity Fair Oscar party but to have our photos taken on the red carpet that currently stretches between us and its entrance. It takes longer than it should for me to realise that nobody needs to take any photos of me. So I tiptoe past everyone trying not to look too much like the Pink Panther until I reach the door, where I wind up having to wait because Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake are getting a photo with the Haim sisters.

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As the Hollywood crowd settles into a night of celebrations, Olivia Petter examines what really happens at one of the award season’s most exclusive afterparties

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WATCH: Al Pacino causes confusion announcing Oscar for best picture

Al Pacino causes confusion announcing Oscar for best picture
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Jimmy Kimmel says he was told not to read out Donald Trump’s criticism at the Oscars

Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel has revealed that he was told not to read out Donald Trump’s criticism of the ceremony live on air.

During last night’s Oscars, which saw Oppenheimer and Poor Things both win big, Kimmel read aloud a statement posted by Trump on his social media site Truth Social in which the former US president attacked the presenter’s hosting abilities.

“Has there EVER been a WORSE HOST than Jimmy Kimmel at The Oscars,” Trump wrote. “His opening was that of a less than average person trying too hard to be something which he is not, and never can be…Also a really bad politically correct show tonight, and for years – Disjointed, boring, and very unfair. Why don’t they just give the Oscars to those that deserve them. Maybe that way their audience and TV ratings will come back from the depths. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!”

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Donald Trump at a campaign rally in March 2023, and Jimmy Kimmel at the Oscars
Donald Trump at a campaign rally in March 2023, and Jimmy Kimmel at the Oscars (Getty Images)

Kimmel hit back at the former President, joking: ‘Isn’t it past your jail time?’

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Billie Eilish matches rare awards feat last achieved by Celine Dion in 1998

Billie Eilish and her brother/songwriting partner Finneas have won their second Oscar for Best Original Song, this time for their Barbie soundtrack contribution, “What Was I Made For”.

They last scooped the coveted music prize in 2021, with their James Bond theme “No Time to Die”.

The duo accepted the award at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday (10 March), shortly after performing the song live in front of their star-studded audience.

Eilish, 22, is now the first artist since Celine Dion to win both Song of the Year and the Oscar for Best Original Song in the same year. Dion won both prizes in 1998 with her Titanic theme, “My Heart Will Go On.”

This means that Eilish is the only artist to achieve the feat in her lifetime, given she was not yet born when Dion collected her trophies.

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Eilish, 22, is the only artist to achieve the feat in her lifetime

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Oscars viewers are ‘begging’ John Mulaney to present the Academy Awards next year

As the 2024 Oscars ceremony concluded, viewers were adamant that they knew who should host the next Academy Awards.

The 96th annual Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday (10 March) and was presented by comedian and late-night host Jimmy Kimmel, marking his fourth consecutive stint as host.

The presenter had a number of awkward moments, including referring to Robert Downey Jr’s past addiction history in his opening monologue.

Meanwhile, actor John Mulaney left the audiences in stitches with his “hilarious” introduction for the Achievement in Sound category, leading many to call on him to take over from Kimmel next year.

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‘I am on my hands and knees begging you to host the Oscars’, wrote one viewer

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How Ryan Gosling’s I’m Just Ken performance at the Oscars referenced another iconic routine

After months of rumours as to whether he would perform, Ryan Gosling proved to be one of the highlights of an otherwise lukewarm Oscars ceremony, with his rendition of “I’m Just Ken” from Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie.

The Canadian actor, 43, made the audience at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles feel the Kenergy, as he began his performance from the audience while wearing a dazzling hot pink suit bedecked with rhinestones, which he paired with pink socks, pink leather gloves, and dark sunglasses.

First, he joined the song’s co-writer and composer Mark Ronson, giving him a playful cuff on the chin, before he moved over to a pink staircase where he was joined by a troupe of fellow Kens, all dressed in suits with striped ties and cowboy hats.

If you thought the dance scene looked familiar, you’d be right.

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Ryan Gosling performs at the 96th Oscars
Ryan Gosling performs at the 96th Oscars (REUTERS)

‘Barbie’ star seemed to reference performances by Marilyn Monroe and Madonna when he brought ‘I’m Just Ken’ to the Academy Awards

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The meaning behind Emma Stone’s Taylor Swift reference at the Oscars during Best Actress acceptance speech

Emma Stone dropped in a poignant reference to a Taylor Swift lyric in her acceptance speech for the Best Actress trophy at the 2024 Academy Awards.

The now two-time Oscar winner was accepting the prize for her starring role in Yorgos Lanthimos’s dark fantasy-comedy Poor Things.

A visibly shocked Stone, 35, began her speech by saying: “My voice is also a little gone. The other night, I was panicking – as you can kind of see, it happens a lot – that maybe something like this could happen. And Yorgos said to me, ‘Please take yourself out of it.’ And he was right, because it’s not about me. It’s about a team that came together to make something greater than the sum of its parts. And that is the best part about making movies. It’s all of us together.

“I am so deeply honoured to share this with every cast member, with every crew member, with every single person who poured their love and their care and their brilliance into the making of this film,” she continued.

Stone then thanked her family, including her parents, her brother, and her husband Dave McCary. “I love you so much,” she said. “And, most importantly, my daughter, who’s gonna be three in three days and has turned our lives technicolor. I love you bigger than the whole sky, my girl.”

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Stone made the reference when addressing her three-year-old daughter

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COMMENT: Why Oppenheimer was a deserving winner of the Oscar for Best Picture

It was all Oppenheimer’s to lose. Over the past few months, the race for the Academy Award for Best Picture went from a crowded field to a seemingly foregone conclusion. Following wins at the Baftas, Golden Globes and Critics Choice awards, Christopher Nolan’s three-hour biopic had all the momentum: Cillian Murphy was set to take home Best Actor, for his haunted thousand-yard-stare of a performance as nuclear bomb mastermind J Robert Oppenheimer, while Nolan was a runaway favourite for Best Director. Sure enough, it won seven Oscars in total, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Director.

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Though 2023 was a banner year for cinema, one film truly stood apart from the rest. When it comes to the Academy Awards Best Picture race, Louis Chilton thinks it was always an Oppen and shut case

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Robert Downey Jr fans think Best Supporting Actor winner made coded dig at Marvel during Oscars speech

Viewers of the 2024 Oscars ceremony claim to have spotted a coded dig at Marvel in Robert Downey Jr’s acceptance speech.

The actor, who starred as Tony Stark (aka Iron Man) in 10 Marvel Cinematic Universe films between 2008 and 2019, took home the prize for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards on Sunday night (10 March).

Downey won the award for his role as politician Lewis Strauss in Christopher Nolan’s biopic Oppenheimer. The movie was widely heralded as a comeback for Downey, who had taken on only a handful of non-MCU projects over the past decade.

In his speech, Downey said: “Here’s my little secret: I needed this job more than it needed me. Chris [Nolan] knew it, [producer Emma Thomas] made sure the she surrounded me with one of the greatest cast and crews of all time.”

Paying tribute to co-stars Emily Blunt, Cillian Murphy, and Matt Damon, he continued: “Emily, Cillian, Matt... it was fantastic and I stand here before you a better man because of it. You know, what we do is meaningful, and the stuff that we decide to make is important.”

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Robert Downey Jr (AP)

Iron Man star won the award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in ‘Oppenheimer’

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John Cena stuns Oscars viewers as he presents Best Costume Design Award completely naked

John Cena stunned viewers at the 2024 Academy Awards ceremony by presenting the prize for Best Costume Design while entirely naked.

The Blockers actor and former wrestler was introduced by ceremony host Jimmy Kimmel in a skit that preceded the award presentation. Kimmel began by mentioning the fact that it had been 50 years since a streaker invaded the stage at the 46th Academy Awards ceremony in 1974.

“Can you imagine if a nude man ran across the stage today? Wouldn’t that be crazy?” Kimmel asked, while behind him, Cena peeked out from behind the set dressing.

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John Cena presents Oscar Best Costume award naked. (Academy Awards 2024/ ABC )

‘It might be the greatest Oscar bit of all time,’ one person wrote

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