Academy Award Ceremony was held last night and finally we saw the most blissful of the year. It was a star-studded night that was ticked the clock for more than three hours. The event was attended by the ‘who’s and who’ of Hollywood industry.
Academy Award or Oscars, as it is commonly known as, is an award ceremony supervised by the ‘Academy of Motion Picture and Sciences’. Academy Awards were first introduced in 1929 as a way to acknowledge the creative and technical artists working in movie industry of USA. Since then, it has evolved into an international award institution that honored the talent around the world. Oscars is presented into 24 categories that relate to creative to technical aspects of film-making.
87th Academy Awards Ceremony
The 87th Academy Awards was held on February 07, 2015. The event was hosted by Neil Patrick Harris. The night was adorned by galaxy of Hollywood stars who dressed their best for the event. The highlight of this sartorial extravaganza was the stylish taffeta of Jennifer Aniston and Scarlett Johnson. The audience also witnessed some really outrageous display of clothing by Lady Gaga and Will I Am.
So, let’s peep into the the most memorable moments of the 87th Academy Awards:
The Red Carpet
The 87th Academy Awards had its share of some fantabulous ‘red carpet’ moments. First, it was David Burkta who was seen busy adjusting the bow-tie of the host Neil Patrick Harris. In another instance, Jennifer Aniston hugged Emma Stone in a cheerful mood. However, it was the flirtatious display of Lady Gaga who wore a ‘weird’ dress that attracted the shutterbugs. Nonetheless, the musician was seen giving flying kisses to the paparazzi.
The Performance of John Legend
John Legend left everyone into tears with his touchy performance in the grand night. The musician did the act with such conviction that the Hollywood celebrities couldn’t help but cry. His performance was set in the backdrop of ‘ Edmund Pettus Bridge’ to symbolize the Civil Rights Movements of 1965. As the musician reaches the climax of the song, all the Afro-American actors marched across the bridge to pay tribute to the martyrs of the movement.
Lady Gaga Pays Tribute to the Sound of Music
Lady Gaga’s stole the show with his mesmerizing performance in the award night. The singer wooed the audience with her impeccable gig from The Sound of Music. Her performance enthralled the audience who gave a huge ovation to the musician after her performance.
And the Oscar Goes to…
Eddie Redmayne for Best Actor
Eddie Redmayne wins the Oscars for his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything”. “This belongs to all of those people around the world battling ALS. It belongs to one exceptional family: Stephen, Jane, Jonathan and the Hawking children.” is what the actor had to say after receiving the most-coveted trophy.
Julliane Moore for Best Actress
After missing the Academy Award nomination for four times before, Julliane Moore finally gets the Oscars for her performance of an Alzheimer victim in the film “Still Alice”. The actress has already won BAFTA and Golden Globe Award for the same role. The actress shared her thoughts on the Alzheimer’s disorder with these thought words: “People with Alzheimer’s deserve to be seen so we can find a cure.”
Birdman for Best Film
Comedy drama ‘Birdman’ wins ‘Best Film’. The film beats some really fantastic movies that included the likes of American Sniper, Boyhood, The Theory of Everything and The Imitation Game. Alejandro González Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole received the coveted trophy for their win.