OSCARS: Academy Award winners (‘Spotlight’ wins Best Picture)
Mark Rylance, winner of the award for best actor in a supporting role for "Bridge of Spies, " from left, Brie Larson, winner of the award for best actress in a leading role for "Room", Leonardo DiCaprio, winner of the award for best actor in a leading role for "The Revenant", and Alicia Vikander, winner of the award for best actress in a supporting role for "The Danish Girl" pose in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
JORDON STRAUSS, AP
[UPDATED, 9:00 p.m.] The award for best picture goes to “Spotlight, ” whose producers are Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin and Blye Pagon Faust. This is the first Academy Award for all four. “Spotlight” tells the story of The Boston Globe’s investigative journalism unit who won the Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for their work investigating child sex abuse by Roman Catholic priests in the Boston area.
[UPDATED, 8:55 p.m.] The award for best actor goes to Leonardo DiCaprio for his portrayal of frontiersman Hugh Glass in “The Revenant.” This is the first Academy Award for DiCaprio, who previously was nominated in this category for “The Aviator, ” “Blood Diamond” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.” DiCaprio’s first Oscar nomination came in the supporting actor category for “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape.”
[UPDATED, 8:46 p.m.] The award for best actress goes to Brie Larson for her portrayal of Joy ‘Ma’ Newsome in “Room.” This is the first Academy Award for Larson.
[UPDATED, 8:37 p.m.] The award for best director goes to Alejandro González Iñárritu for his work on “The Revenant.” This is Iñárritu’s fourth Academy Award. He won awards for best picture, best director and best original screenplay for “Birdman.” Iñárritu is the third director to win this award in back-to-back years, joining Joseph Mankiewicz (“A Letter to Three Wives” in 1949 and “All About Eve” in 1950) and John Ford (“The Grapes of Wrath” in 1940 and “How Green Was My Valley” in 1941).
[UPDATED, 8:27 p.m.] The award for best original song goes to Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith for "Writing's on the Wall" in "Spectre." This is the first Academy Award for Napes and Smith. It's the second straight Bond movie theme song to win an Oscar, after Adele's "Skyfall" in 2012.
[UPDATED, 8:23 p.m.] The award for best original score goes to Ennio Morricone for his work on “The Hateful Eight.” This is Morricone’s second Academy Award but first in this category. He previously was the recipient of an Honorary Oscar for his legendary body of work in 2007. Morricone is best-known for his scores in Sergio Leone’s westerns, including “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” and “Once Upon a Time in the West.” At 87, Morricone is the oldest winner in this category.
[UPDATED, 8:08 p.m.] The award for best foreign film goes to Hungary's Laszlo Nemes for “Son of Saul, ” which tells the story of a sonderkommando in an Auschwitz concentration camp. This is the second time this award has gone to a Hungarian film, following “Mephisto.”
[UPDATED, 8:05 p.m.] The award for best live action short film goes to Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage for their work on “Stutterer.” This is the first Academy Award for Cleary and Armitage. "Stutterer" tells the story of a man struggling with a speech impediment pursuing a romantic relationship.
[UPDATED, 7:43 p.m.] The award for best documentary feature goes to Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees for their work on “Amy.” This is the first Academy Award for Kapadia and Gay-Rees. “Amy” tells the story of the life and death on British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse.
[UPDATED, 7:40 p.m.] The award for best documentary short subject goes to Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy for her work on "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, " which tells the story about honor killings in Pakistan. This is Obaid-Chinoy's second Academy Award. She previously won in this category for "Saving Face."
[UPDATED, 7:31 p.m.] The award for best supporting actor goes to Mark Rylance for his portrayal of Rudolf Abel in “Bridge of Spies.” This is the first Academy Award for Rylance, who is mostly known for his work in the theater. Rylance is a three-time Tony Award winner (twice for best actor in a play and once for best featured actor in a play).