Leonardo DiCaprio and Alicia Vikander among the leading nominees at this year's Academy Awards
'Skin-prickling' real life drama about a newspaper exposé of child abuse tops bookies' Oscar picks
From stars celebrating this year's Oscars and Brits to the starving sea lions on California's shores
Clint Eastwood's film celebrates Navy Seal Chris Kyle, but it ignores some inconvenient truths. Does it matter?
Sharon Stone's vagina, Lady Gaga's favourite things and 'racist' jokes made it a memorable night at the Oscars
Theory of Everything and Imitation Game tipped for success at the Oscars, if they escape each other's shadow
Five years in jail for Oscar Pistorious, 6,800 dead from Ebola, 551m voters in India
The biggest winner of the night was host Ellen DeGeneres whose 'epic selfie' tweet went viral
Best picture is a three way-battle, while Matthew McConaughey looks set to win his first award
Games like The Last of Us are strong enough to merit Academy Awards, argues Nick Robinson
Visit a prison – rather than the cover of Vanity Fair – to see where we are 150 years after slavery
12 Years a Slave ignored in all but two biggest awards, as critics surprised by best supporting acts
Matthew McConaughey is a 'riveting' if unlikely hero in this absorbing docudrama about the Aids epidemic
Allen denies 'disgraceful' charge – but should we be showering the man and his movies with accolades?
Nomination of Alone Yet Not Alone for best original song surprised Hollywood, but now it's been disqualified
A third Oscar nod and the ability to make tumbles look good make 23-year-old Hollywood's go girl
Actress attacks cartoon icon at awards ceremony, but was her criticism brave or selfish?
Hard-living threatened to derail his career, but few could match him for 'pure sensual excitement'
Dame Judi Dench, Emma Thompson and Chiwitel Ejiofor get nods at event seen as 'key indicator' of Oscars