Hundreds of the biggest names in the film industry arrived Dolby Theater at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Los Angeles, California to attend the 88th Academy Awards. Hosted by comedian Chris Rock, there was no single motion picture that stole the night − Leonardo DiCaprio finally won best actor for his role in The Revenant, which also saw director Alejandro González Iñárritu win best director for second year in a row, while biographical newsroom drama Spotlight surprised us all by taking best picture.
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Host Chris Rock opens the show at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California Mario Anzuoni/ Reuters
Charlize Theron arrives to present a trophy at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Kerry Washington smiles at photographers Lucas Jackson/Reuters Charlize Theron stands out in a red Dior gown with a plunging neckline and $3.7 million in Harry Winston jewels Lucas Jackson/Reuters Presenter Whoopi Goldberg enjoys the red carpet Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Bollywood's Priyanka Chopra arrives at Hollywood's biggest night Adrees Latif/Reuters Jennifer Lawrence, nominated for best actress for her role in Joy, wears one the night's most revealing gowns Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Kate Winslet, up for best supporting actress for Steve Jobs, wears a strapless, shiny black Ralph Lauren gown Lucas Jackson/Reuters Brie Larson, nominated for Best Actress for her role in Room, wears a royal blue embellished gown by Gucci Lucas Jackson/Reuters Nominee Brie Larson (L) is greeted by actress Kate Winslet and fellow nominee Cate Blanchett as they find their seats at the 88th Academy Awards Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Singer Pharrell Williams gets seated with his wife Helen Lasichanh before many of the Oscars gathering arrive Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Comedian Chris Rock hosts the 88th Academy Awards Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Comedian Sarah Silverman performs at the Oscars 2016 Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
Actress Julianne Moore presents actor Leonardo DiCaprio with the best performance by an actor in a leading role award for The Revenant Christopher Polk/Getty Images Leonardo DiCaprio accepts the Oscar for Best Actor for the film The Revenant Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Actor Leonardo DiCaprio uses his acceptance speech to raise the issue of climate change Christopher Polk/Getty Images Brie Larson reacts as she accepts the Oscar for best actress for her role in Room from presenter Eddie Redmayne Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Actress Brie Larson wins best actress for Room Christopher Polk/Getty Images Actress Brie Larson, winner of best actress for Room, and actor Eddie Redmayne walk off stage Christopher Polk/Getty Images Actor JK Simmons introduces the nominees for best supporting actress at the Oscars Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Alicia Vikander receives the Oscar for best supporting actress for her role in The Danish Girl Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Actress Alicia Vikander, winner of best supporting actress award for The Danish Girl Christopher Polk/Getty Images Brie Larson, who won best actress for Room, embraces Alicia Vikander, winner of best supporting actress for The Danish Girl Christopher Polk/Getty Images Mark Rylance walks off stage after receiving the Oscar for best supporting actor for Bridge Of Spies Christopher Polk/Getty Images Margaret Sixel accepts the award for best film editing for Mad Max: Fury Road Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Actress Charlize Theron laughs during the presentation of the 88th Academy Awards Christopher Polk/Getty Images Alejandro Inarritu wins best director for the second year running for The Revenant Christopher Polk/Getty Images The cast of Spotlight react after they won a surprise Oscar for best picture Mario Anzuoni/Reuters From left: The cast and crew of best picture winner Spotlight, including actress Rachel McAdams, producer Michael Sugar, director Tom McCarthy, screenwriter Josh Singer and actor Michael Keaton, actor Liev Schreiber and host Chris Rock (C) celebrate onstage Kevin Winter/Getty Images Screenwriter Josh Singer (L) and actor Mark Ruffalo from best picture winning film Spotlight celebrate onstage Kevin Winter/Getty Images Songwriter Jimmy Napes (L) and singer Sam Smith react after winning the award for best original song with Writing's On The Wall Kevin Winter/Getty Images Actor John Krasinski and President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce Son of Saul as a nominee for best foreign-language film Kevin Winter/Getty Images Cate Blanchett introduces the award for best costume design Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Jenny Beavan accepts the Oscar for best costume design for Mad Max: Fury Road Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Journalist and filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy accepts the award for best documentary short subject film for A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness Mario Anzuoni/Reuters
Lady Gaga holds hands with survivors of sexual abuse after singing her Oscar-nominated song Til It Happens To You at the ceremony Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Lady Gaga sings her Oscar-nominated song Til It Happens To You Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Host Chris Rock reveals that $65,243 was raised when Girls Scouts sold cookies to the Oscars audience at the 88th Academy Awards Mario Anzuoni/Reuters American rock musician Dave Grohl performs during the In Memoriam segment of the 88th Academy Awards Mario Anzuoni/ Reuters Lady Gaga runs offstage after singing her Oscar-nominated song Til It Happens To You at the 88th Academy Awards Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Part of the lavish display at the Oscar ceremony for the 88th Academy Awards Mario Anzuoni/Reuters The Weeknd performs his nominated best original song Earned It at the Oscar ceremony Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Singer and actor David Bowie is remembered on screen as singer Dave Grohl performs during the In Memoriam segment at the 88th Academy Awards Mario Anzuoni/Reuters Actresses Charlize Theron (L) and Emily Blunt walk on stage at the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California Christopher Polk/Getty Images Host Chris Rock celebrates with winners onstage during the 88th Annual Academy Awards Kevin Winter/Getty Images Oscar winners gather on stage after the end of the awards ceremony at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California Mario Anzuoni/Reuters