3 and a half hours later... That's all folks. Until next year.
And the 2014 Oscar for BEST PICTURE goes to... 12 YEARS A SLAVE.
Last but by no means least it's BEST PICTURE time. Please welcome Will Smith - who ironically hasn't made a good film in... I can't even remember how long.
Ain't he just the cutest!
And the Oscar for BEST ACTOR goes to... MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY for Dallas Buyers Club.
Don't fall. Don't fall. Don't fall. Don't fall. DON'T FALL! I believe in you Jennifer Lawrence!
For a second there I thought Cate was suggesting Judi Dench was in India making Philomena 2. Ha!
And the Oscar goes to... CATE BLANCHETT for Blue Jasmine. This is Cate's second Oscar. She won previously for The Aviator as a Supporting Actress
Look alive Australia! BEST ACTRESS is up, presented by Daniel Day Lewis
It's certainly not unheard of, but still rare that Best Director and Best Picture aren't shared by the same film. Could this be such a year. But wait, there's still more.
And the Oscar for BEST DIRECTOR goes to... ALFONSO CUARON for GRAVITY
Angelina (she needs no last name) and Sidney Poitier (he does need a last name because his daughter is also named Sydney Poitier) are about to present BEST DIRECTOR....
And the BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY Oscar goes to... SPIKE JONZE for HER
And the Oscar goes to...12 YEARS A SLAVE - John Ridley. The film is now one step closer to Best Picture.
Bobby D and Pen C describes himself... sorry, screen writers for BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY.
Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez - funnest speech yet. IT RHYMED!
And the Oscar for BEST ORIGINAL SONG goes to...FROZEN - 'Let It Go'. Disney just beat U2 and Pharrell Williams. Nice.
And the Academy Award goes to...GRAVITY - Steven Price
Jamie Foxx, backed up by Jessica Biel, sing and mime their way through the nominees for BEST ORIGINAL SCORE. - It's kinda like that scene from 'The Holiday'. Ever seen that flick? Jack Black should be pissed.
"How you doin' Zuko baby." - John Travolta announces the last of the Best Song performances 'Let It Go' sung by the incomparable Idina Menzel.
It's Oscar winner Holdie Gawn, damn it! Goldie Hawn. More Best Picture nominees... Sorry, not yet. Just a little bit longer.
Oh another costume change - all black this time.
Ladies and Gentlemen, the Divine Miss M.
Glenn Close enters the stage for the In Memoriam
Doc Brown and Ren McCormack as heroes? Yeah baby!! I'll buy that.
Captain America (Chris Evans) is presenting a most popular heroes montage - makes sense.
She's done it again!! 4 Oscar for Catherine Martin because the Oscar goes to... THE GREAT GATSBY - Catherine Martin and Beverley Dunn.
Jennifer Garner and (best name in the biz) Benedict Cumberbatch hit the stage to present BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - Australia, we're up again...
Is Ellen wearing a dress!?
Alicia Moore... sorry, P!nk performs her own 'Wizard of Oz' tribute. Damn that girls voice is a power.
Ha! Turns out Pharrell wasn't the only one to wear ruby slippers tonight. Whoopi rocks a pair as well as she honours 'The Wizard of Oz' on its 75th anniversary.
And the Oscar goes to... GRAVITY - Alfonso Cuaron and Mark Sanger
Anna Kendrick and Gabourey Sidibe - both past nominees, announce Best Achievement in Film Editing.
And the Oscar goes to... Emmanuel Lubezki for GRAVITY
..and a surprise Harold Ramis tribute. Thanks Bill, and thank you Harold.
A nominee for tonight Amy Adams and Ghostbuster Bill Murray (who needs a comb) present best Cinematography.
It's the President!! .... of the academy. Calm down people.
What a beautiful and humble speech from Lupita. Such an incredible story.
And the Oscar goes to... LUPITA NYONG'O - First film. First Nomination. First Oscar. Wow!
2 time winner Christoph Waltz is here to present BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS - Will Jennifer Lawrence make it 2 in a row?? Or will it be first timer Lupita Nyong'o?
She added a scarf. "It's a new hat!" *Simpsons reference
And the Oscar for BEST SOUND EDITING goes to... GRAVITY
And the Oscar goes to... GRAVITY.
Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron are just sooooo great - Ellen said so. They're presenting the Oscar for BEST ACHIEVEMENT in SOUND MIXING.
Michael B. Jordan and Kristen Bell present the highlights of the Scientific and Technical awards.
BEST. SELFIE. EVER!!
Does anyone else think the set looks like it's made of giant beer bottles? ...No? It's just me then?
U2's 'Ordinary Love' is up for BEST ORIGINAL SONG. Sit back and just listen to these gods of rock.
Costume change for Ms Ellen. That's it, rock the white as you announce Brad Pitt.
Writer, Director and actor Tyer Perry presents the Best Picture nominees but hold your horses - that award won't be announced just yet.
And the Oscar goes to Italy for THE GREAT BEAUTY.
Look boys and girls it's my future husband Ewan McGregor and 2 time Oscar nominee Viola Davis to present BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE film.
Ad break! Thank god. I forgot how exhausting live blogging the Oscars is. There's just so much! I need a drink.
He's left Washington just for tonight - he's also Keyser Soze. Oops! Spoiler alert!! Kevin Spacey is presenting the recent winners of the Honorary Oscars including Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin and Angela Lansbury.
And the Oscar goes to 20 FEET FROM STARDOM. Amazing film with and even better soundtrack.
Bradley Cooper may have lost the Oscar but he may have won on the scratchy Ellen gave him. He's here to present BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE.
I'm hungry Ellen!!
...the THE LADY IN NUMBER 6: MUSIC SAVED MY LIFE
And the Academy award for BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT goes to...
And the Oscar goes to HELIUM
Kate Hudson (in one of the best dresses of the night) and SNL alum Jason Sudeikis present BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT.
Zac Efron welcomes the next BEST SONG nominee performance 'The Moon Song' by Karen O. With special guest Ezra Keonig from Vampire Weekend. Just beautiful.
And the Oscar goes to GRAVITY for VISUAL EFFECTS. Well duh! I don't know about you but I genuinely thought they shot in space....am I alone in this? Hello? ...hello?
A couple of child actors come good walk on stage - Joseph Gordon Levitt and Emma Watson to present the SFX award.
We like her, we really really like her. It's Sally Field presenting anther Heroes montage.
...FROZEN! A Disney film - I did NOT see that coming. *wink*
And the Academy Award for BEST ANIMATED FEATURE goes to...
And the Oscar goes to MR HUBLOT
Kim Novak and a nominee for tonight Matthew McConaughey are here to present BEST ANIMATED SHORT...
Even at the Oscars Ellen is still Ellen, and her love of scaring the crap out of people is still strong - even if it is Leo and Sandra.
Magic Mike... I mean Channing Tatum walks onto the stage. Just breathe ladies... and some men.
It's Indiana Jones!!! ..."We named the DOG Indiana!"
And DALLAS BUYERS CLUB wins for Best Makeup and Hairdressing
That's one for Australia! Congrats CATHERINE MARTIN and THE GREAT GATSBY for their well deserved Academy award.
Naomi Watts and Sam Jackson to present BEST COSTUME DESIGN... heads up Australia
Lesbian joke #2
Kerry Washington welcomes BEST SONG nominee performance Pharrell Williams with HAPPY to bring down the house. Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof.
Hollywood on drugs joke #1 - thanks Jim Carrey
Ace Ventura in da house!
And the Oscar goes to.... JARED LETO for Dallas Buyers Club, the prettiest person in the room. Seriously that man is gorgeous.
Anne Hathaway has hit the stage to present BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR... The first award of the night....
Lesbian joke #1
In case you missed it Jennifer Lawrence stacked it on the red carpet today too. At least she thought it was funny.
Did Ellen just diss Liza with a Z!?
I think they forgot to fill those Oscar moulds behind Ellen.
One hour to go! Stay tuned. It's ALL about to happen.