The British star of The Amazing Spider-Man, Andrew Garfield, has fiercely denied reports that he upset a five-year-old cancer survivor at last Sunday's Oscars through alleged "egotistical" behaviour.
The $1,000 tip paid by Ellen DeGeneres and others for some pizzas at the Oscars ceremony was extravagant. But it pales besides what Johnny Depp once left a waiter
Matthew McConaughey has won the best actor Oscar for his turn as a homophobic cowboy in the 80s-set Aids drama Dallas Buyers Club.
Cate Blanchett scooped the best actress statuette at tonight's Academy Awards for her performance in the Woody Allen drama Blue Jasmine.
Alfonso Cuarón has won the best director Oscar for Gravity at the 86th Academy Awards, defeating a field that included 12 Years a Slave's Steve McQueen, Nebraska's Alexander Payne and Martin Scorsese for The Wolf of Wall Street. In doing so, Cuarón becomes the first Mexican-born director to win the award.
The Oscars paid tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman, the Oscar-winning actor who died last year – devoting part of its traditional In Memoriam section to the actor whose death at the age of 46 shocked the film world.
By the end of the night, west coast time, it could all have been worth it for Matthew McConaughey.
In September, Ellen DeGeneres told the audience of her talkshow about the pros and cons of hosting the Academy Awards: "Pro: a lot of fancy designers will want to approach me and want me to wear a beautiful, expensive gown. Con: ain't no way in hell I'm wearing a gown." The audience erupted in cheers.