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The 87th Academy Awards saw Bird­man and The Grand Bu­dapest Ho­tel tied for most nom­i­na­tions, with both films win­ning four awards

each. Best Pic­ture and Best Direc­tor went to the for­mer, with film­maker Ale­jan­dro González Iñár­ritu de­feat­ing Hol­ly­wood heavy­weights such as Wes An­der­son and Richard Lin­klater. Ed­die Red­mayne’s por­trayal of the leg­endary Stephen Hawk­ing in The The­ory Of Ev­ery­thing earned him

Best Ac­tor, the nom­i­nees for which also listed Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch and Michael Keaton, while Ju­lianne Moore found her­self fifth-nom­i­na­tion lucky, tak­ing home Best Actress for Still Alice.

Per­for­mances in­cluded Rita Ora’s ex­cel­lent ren­di­tion of “Grate­ful” as well as the win­ner of Best Song, “Glory” by John Leg­end, Com­mon, and the cast of Selma. But the great­est sur­prise was Lady Gaga’s trib­ute to The Sound of Mu­sic, which earned praise from Dame Julie An­drews her­self:

“It re­ally warmed my heart.”

Ed­die Red­mayne in Alexander

McQueen and Chopard

Felic­ity Jones in Alexander McQueen and Van Cleef & Ar­pels FROM LEFT: Cate Blanchett in Mai­son Margiela and Tif­fany & Co.; Jes­sica Chas­tain in Givenchy and Pi­aget Ansel El­gort and Miles Teller, both in Prada

Laura Dern in Al­berta Fer­retti and Bul­gari

Chloë Grace Moretz in Miu Miu

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