Deadline’s Oscars 2015 Live Blog

By Mike Fleming Jr, Dominic Patten, Nancy Tartaglione

The 87th Academy Awards wrapped up this evening with Fox Searchlight’s Birdman taking the Best Picture prize. Alejandro G. Inarritu’s backstage drama had a total of four wins, including for Director, Original Screenplay and Emmanuel Lubezki’s cinematography — a second consecutive Oscar for the DP. Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, also from Fox Searchlight, scored four nods, too. Among them, a first-time win for oft-nominated composer Alexandre Desplat. Other winners included Whiplash and The Imitation Game. Acting trophies went to Julianne Moore, Eddie Redmayne, Patricia Arquette and JK Simmons.

Here’s how it went down tonight with Team Deadline:

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