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The 86th Academy Awards- the winners, speeches and best moments

The 86th Academy Awards took place last night in LA. Hosted by Ellen DeGeneres (second time) the awards were not as boring as previous years (thank goodness). Plus the selfie by Ellen and nominee, Bradley Cooper, was awesome. 

Here's Ellen's opening monologue

And now the winners

Best Picture
12 Years a Slave
Best Director 
Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity) 
Best Actor in a Leading Role
Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club) 
Best Actress in a Leading Role 
Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine) 
Best Actor in a Supporting Role
Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club) 
Best Actress in a Supporting Role 
Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years A Slave) 
Best Animated Feature
Best Original Score
Gravity (Steven Price)
Best Original Screenplay
Her (Spike Jonze)
Best Adapted Screenplay
12 Years a Slave (John Ridley) 
Foreign Language Film
The Great Beauty, Italy 
Best Documentary Feature
20 Feet from Stardom
Best Original Song
Let It Go (Frozen)

Lupita Nyong'o is the second African actress to win an acting Academy Award. Charlize Theron won her Best Actress Oscar in 2004 for Monster. 

Charlize Theron and Lupita Nyong'o

Here's Lupita's heartfelt speech

Pharrell Williams performed Happy and had Lupita, Meryl Streep and Amy Adams dancing along to it. Here's the video

Missed the awards? Well you can catch the repeat on M-Net, tonight at 7.30pm 

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