By Adam Burt

Inside Film at the Oscars

02/03/14 Reverse order Timestamp format


  1. Inside Film would like to welcome you to our 2014 Oscars liveblog, it's gonna be a long night but we'll try to keep you entertained!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  2. Yet again, hosting this liveblog will be myself and my glamorous assistant, Josh Russell

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  3. Good evening!

    JR Josh Russell
  4. It is a good evening, and it'll be a long one too!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  5. For those interested, you can ask us questions over on our Twitter account. We don't bite. Much.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  6. Oh and we have a Facebook too.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  7. So keep your eyes on it, and keep the lovely Emily company with your comments and likes!

    JR Josh Russell
  8. Not long to go now! Don't forget to keep those questions and comments coming, keep us on our toes!

    JR Josh Russell
  9. The red carpet has already rammed full of celebrities, it's like a plague!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  10. We've just spotted Idina Menzel, we can't wait for her perfomance of Let it Go! later in the night.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  11. Oh and there's Benedict Cabbage Patch,err, Cumberbatch.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  12. We're happy too Ellen!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  13. Matthew McConaughey has bought his mother along to the Oscars. Bless him!

    EECL Emily Lupton
  14. Jennifer Lawrence has tripped ALREADY! She is still on the Red Carpet, as always she laughs it off and keeps us entertained!

    AB Adam Burt
  15. Jennifer Lawrence looks lovely tonight in a floor length red gown with a peplum detail on the waist.

    EECL Emily Lupton
  16. Oh and I forgot to mention, the other members of the Inside Film team will be interjecting at various moments throughout the Oscars.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  17. We stay as impartial as we can at Inside Film, but most would agree, we all have a soft spot for Mr DiCaprio - man crushing.

    ac Andrew Crooks
  18. NS Nathan Spendelow
  19. Pharrell is wearing shorts on the red carpet tonight...does look a bit like he's lost half of his trousers

    EECL Emily Lupton
  20. Will Smith is really, really excited about Bono. But aren't we all? #oscars  https://vine.co/v/MAatFnuUUnT 
    NS Nathan Spendelow
  21. 5 minutes to go 'till the Oscars ceremony kicks off! Cue Countdown theme.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  22. It's almost time for the curtain call!

    AB Adam Burt
  23. It sure is! It's actually quite a nice velvety curtain too.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  24. Here we go!

    JR Josh Russell
  25. "Guys n' Dolls!"

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  26. Ellen last hosted the Oscars 7 years ago. Boy how time flies.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  27. Tonight's theme is "Heroes in Hollywood".

    JR Josh Russell
  28. It's apparently selfish that Amy Adams is nominated twice this year.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  29. Poor Leo, maybe this will be the year that you snag that Oscar? Here's hoping.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  30. Jennifer Lawrence is sat with her hairy blue boyfriend, Nicholas Holt. Let's hope she doesn't fall out of her chair.

    JR Josh Russell
  31. Ellen: "You all look beautiful tonight" Was that directed at the Inside Film team or?

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  32. Clearly. Not a question that needs asking.

    JR Josh Russell
  33. If 12 Years a Slave doesn't win Best Picture, everyone are racist according to Ellen. That was a little risky.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  34. That dress is going to give me a seizure.

    JR Josh Russell
  35. The first award of the night is for Best Supporting Actor with Barkhad Abdi for Captain Phillips, Bradley Cooper for American Hustle, Michael Fassbender for 12 Years a Slave, Jonah Hill for The Wolf of Wall Street and Jared Leto for Dallas Buyers Club.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  36. And the winner for Best Supporting Actor is Jared Leto!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  37. Jared Leto has certainly grown his hair. He looks like the drummer from Kings of Leon.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  38. Barkhad Abdi actually witnessed the civil war in his native country of Somalia. In an interview with the Daily Beast, Mr Abdi said that "You would find guns everywhere, bullets and bullet parts. There were bodies outside. It was a very scary time for me and my family."

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  39. Jim Carrey: It must be tired being a nominee, I would imagine."

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  40. Poor guy.

    JR Josh Russell
  41. And now we see a montage of some notable animated heroes including, shrek, toy story, roger rabbit and kung fu panda.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  42. I love this song too much.

    JR Josh Russell
  43. On stage is Pharrell Williams singing his song 'Happy' from the Despicable Me soundtrack.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  44. What's he got on his head?

    JR Josh Russell
  45. It's supposed to be a ten gallon hat. Looks more like 20 to me.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  46. Maybe he just has a tiny head?

    JR Josh Russell
  47. A striking resemblance.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  48. Amazing.

    JR Josh Russell
  49. I knew i'd seen that before!

    ac Andrew Crooks
  50. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the comic genius of Mr Spendelow.

    JR Josh Russell
  51. be sure to keep your questions coming on twitter! @Inside_Film

    ac Andrew Crooks
  52. Nathan wants to see it.

    JR Josh Russell
  53. It's Mace Windu!

    JR Josh Russell
  54. "But he must stand trial!"

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  55. Although Amy Adams wore extremely low necklines for American Hustle, to be period accurate she didn’t wear double sided tape and therefore had to avoid ‘windy situations’

    EECL Emily Lupton
  56. Great Gatsby wins for Costume Design. That's a third Oscar for Catherine Martin

    EECL Emily Lupton
  57. Catherine Martin has won many awards for her costume design in film including a total of 9 awards for the 2001 film, Moulin Rouge.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  58. Make up and Hair Styling nominees are Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews for Dallas Buyers Club, Stephen Prouty for Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa and Joel Harlow and Gloria Pasqua-Casny for The Lone Ranger

    EECL Emily Lupton
  59. Dallas Buyers Club wins for Make up and Hair Styling. Robin Mathews was given a budget of just $250 for the make up on Dallas Buyers Club.

    EECL Emily Lupton
  60. My childhood just walked onto the stage.

    JR Josh Russell
  61. "But Harrison Ford, you aren't nominated for an Oscar, the chances of winning are negligible." "Never tell me the odds!"

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  62. It's Channing Tatum and he actually has his top on!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  63. Matthew Mcconaughey and Kim Novak present the Best Animated categories.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  64. The nominations for Best Animated Short Film are - Feral, Get a Horse!, Mr. Hublot, Possessions, and Room on the Broom.

    JR Josh Russell
  65. And the winner is Mr. Hublot!

    JR Josh Russell
  66. Bless him!

    JR Josh Russell
  67. Best Animated Feature, the nominees are Frozen, Despicable Me 2, Ernest and Celestine, The Croods and The Wind Rises.

    AB Adam Burt
  68. And the Oscar goes to Frozen for Best Animated Feature

    AB Adam Burt
  69. First Oscar for Jennifer Lee and Peter Del Vecho and the third nomination and first win for Chris Buck

    AB Adam Burt
  70. It also marks the first time Walt Disney Studios has won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film.

    AB Adam Burt
  71. That certainly isn't a shock, Frozen was beautifully animated. If you haven't seen the the stunning early CGI renders check them out on Daily Motion.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  72. Did somebody say montage?

    ac Andrew Crooks
  73. Even Rocky had a montage.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  74. We caught a glimpse of Will Smith there, surprisingly he's never won an Oscar either.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  75. And the nominations for Best Visual Effects are – Gravity, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Iron Man 3, The Lone Ranger, and Star Trek Into Darkness.

    JR Josh Russell
  76. The winner is... Gravity!

    JR Josh Russell
  77. Well done to Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk and Neil Corbould!

    JR Josh Russell
  78. Did you know that the whole film, except for the last shot, was filmed on digital cameras?

    JR Josh Russell
  79. That doesn't come as a surprise to anyone either. The only live action parts of Gravity where the actors faces and the scene at the end.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  80. Zac Efron looks like he's got his head in the game.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  81. Frozen is the first win for Disney in the Best Animated Film category. A category that was created 14 years ago.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  82. Best Live Action Short Film nominees are Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn’t Me), Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything), Helium, The Voorman Problem and Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)

    EECL Emily Lupton
  83. Helium wins! Danish film Helium is about a young boy Alfred who is dying but finds happiness from stories about HELIUM, a magical fantasy world.

    EECL Emily Lupton
  84. The Best Documentary Short is presented by Kate Hudson and Jason Sudekis.

    AB Adam Burt
  85. Best Documentary Short - The Nominees are, Cave Digger, Facing Fear, Karama has No Walls, The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life and Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall.

    AB Adam Burt
  86. The Oscar goes to The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life! A very inspiring short.

    AB Adam Burt
  87. Accepting the award are Malcolm Clarke and Nicholas Reed.

    AB Adam Burt
  88. Ellen is ordering pizza, don't forget about us!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  89. The nominations for Best Documentary Feature are – The Act of Killing, Cutie and the Boxer, Dirty Wars, The Square, and 20 Feet from Stardom.

    JR Josh Russell
  90. And the winner is...

    JR Josh Russell
  91. 20 Feet from Stardom!

    JR Josh Russell
  92. The nominees for Best Foreign Language Film are The Broken Circle Breakdown, The Great Beauty, The Hunt and The Missing Picture.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  93. The Oscar goes to The Great Beauty! A lovely Italian made film.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  94. And we are too Empire!

    Someone was on stage to talk about something. OK, we should probably pay a little more attention. We're very tired. Bring us caffeine.
    NS Nathan Spendelow
  95. U2 performing 'Ordinary Love' from the film, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

    AB Adam Burt
  96. This song is nominated for Best Original Song.

    AB Adam Burt
  97. Here's hoping Benedict Cumberbatch photobombs U2's performance too.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  98. Best photo from the whole night.

    JR Josh Russell
  99. U2 are receiving a standing ovation! We didn't think they were still relevant.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  100. U-who?

    JR Josh Russell
  101. Meryl has never tweeted before, would you like us to give you some lessons?

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  102. Just ordered a present for Meryl Streep.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  103. Nominations for Best Sound Mixing are Steve Boeddeker, Richard Hymns for All is Lost, Oliver Tarney for Captain Philips, Glenn Freemantle for Gravity, Brent Burge, Chris Ward for The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug and Wylie Stateman for Lone Survivor.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  104. And the winner for Best Sound Mixing is Gravity! Whilst there isn't all that much sounds in space, the soundtrack is spine chillingly good.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  105. Best Sound Editing - The nominees are, All Is Lost, Captain Philips, Gravity, The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug and Lone Survivor.

    AB Adam Burt
  106. The Oscar goes to Gravity, to Glen Freemantle!

    AB Adam Burt
  107. It's the first win and second nomination for Glen Freemantle.

    AB Adam Burt
  108. This is certainly one of the best photos you'll see all night.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  109. Best photo!

    AB Adam Burt
  110. Best Supporting Actress presented by Christoph Waltz.

    AB Adam Burt
  111. The nominees for Best Supporting Actress are - Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong’o, Sandra Bullock, Sally Hawkins and June Squibb.

    AB Adam Burt
  112. And the Oscar goes to...

    AB Adam Burt
  113. The suspense can be cut with a knife.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  114. Lupita Nyong'o!!!

    AB Adam Burt
  115. Congratulations, first time nominee, and her first film role! Well Done Lupita!!!!

    AB Adam Burt
  116. Standing ovation - well deserved

    AB Adam Burt
  117. Now that is absolutely wonderful news! A really emotional performance, it had me in tears. Lupita Nyong'o is a deserved winner.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  118. 'I want to salute the spirit of Patsey'

    AB Adam Burt
  119. "Thank you Steve McQueen for putting me in this position, the dream of my life."

    AB Adam Burt
  120. "Let this golden statue remind you that wherever you are from that you're dreams are valid."

    AB Adam Burt
  121. I have a hunch that those pizzas might not go around the whole room...

    JR Josh Russell
  122. The Grandmaster, Pain and Gain (&Rain) and Gravity are amongst the nominees for Best Cinematography, once we get past pizza...

    ac Andrew Crooks
  123. NS Nathan Spendelow
  124. The equally gorgeous Amy Adams and Bill Murray are here to announce the winner! I'm man crushing again!

    ac Andrew Crooks
  125. 2013, or maybe 14 Bill! But Gravity takes it, surprise surprise!

    ac Andrew Crooks
  126. Bill Murray also paid tribute to the late and great Harold Ramis.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  127. Gravity wins the Oscar for Film Editing! That makes 5 wins so far.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  128. Whoopi Goldberg rockin' those ruby slippers!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  129. Pink takes to the stage paying tribute to Judy Garland of Wizard of Oz fame.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  130. Here's Bill Murray's tribute to Harold Ramis again.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  131. Are you still with us? The entire Inside Film team are suffering from sleep deprivation, just for your entertainment!

    JR Josh Russell
  132. The quality of our Oscars livestream has become gradually worse over the course of the ceremony. It's starting to hurt our eyes.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  133. Now streaming at 240 potato

    JR Josh Russell
  134. I will be your HD specialist for the rest of the evening, SkyGo stream still going strong - it's been a long night for the Inside Film team. Who will win best picture? Tweet us at @Inside_Film

    ac Andrew Crooks
  135. The Ellen photo has reached over 800,000 retweets, becoming the most retweeted photo of all time.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  136. Sorry Barack Obama, you've now entered second place.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  137. It's Benedict Womble Snatch!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  138. Benedict Lumber Jack!

    JR Josh Russell
  139. The Great Gatsby picks up the Oscar for Best Production Design!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  140. Just been informed by the Inside Film team that I need to grow a beard just like that.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  141. We are now all deep into the delirium of sleep deprivation. Peppermint tea is on standby.

    JR Josh Russell
  142. Despite it being an ungodly hour, our heart goes out to the Sky Movies presenters, they still need to look presentable.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  143. So far, Gravity has won 5, Dallas Buyers Club is on 2, The Great Gatsby is on 2, and 12 Years a Slave has 1. It's been a great night!

    JR Josh Russell
  144. Now for the Oscars memorium with notable mentions such as Tom Laughlin, Hal Needham, Stuart Freeborn, Paul Walker, Charles L. Campbell, Peter O'Toole, Richard Griffiths, Roger Ebert, Shirley Temple, Harold Ramis and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Your contributions will live on forever through film.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  145. Bette Midler performs "You are the Wind Beneath our Wings", a fitting song.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  146. Send in the clowns.

    JR Josh Russell
  147. Was that Dot from Eastenders?

    JR Josh Russell
  148. It's nice that the launderette let her take the day off.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  149. That's not 12 Years A Slave, that's Philomena!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  150. Let It Go by Idina Menzel!

    AB Adam Burt
  151. John Travolta you're a bit late, Saturday Night Fever was last night.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  152. I can't be the only one that was a little bit disappointed by that, Idina Menzel was rather wobbly.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  153. Jamie Foxx has certainly been on the wine.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  154. Jamie Foxx and Jessica Biel present the award for Best Original Score. The nominees are - John Williams for The Book Thief, Steven Price for Gravity, William Butler and Owen Pallet for Her, Alexandre Desplat for Philomena and Thomas Newman for Saving Mr Banks.

    EECL Emily Lupton
  155. 85 year old composer John Williams has 49 Oscar nominations and 5 wins. The only man with more nominations is Walt Disney with 59

    EECL Emily Lupton
  156. This is Steven Price's first Oscar. I bet he's rather chuffed.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  157. Steven Price wins the award for Gravity.

    EECL Emily Lupton
  158. It's the Oscar for Best Original Song, and the nominees are - ‘Happy’ from Despicable Me 2, ‘Let It Go’ from Frozen, ‘The Moon Song’ from HER, “Ordinary Love’ from Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

    AB Adam Burt
  159. And the Oscar goes to...

    AB Adam Burt
  160. Cue some ruddy long suspense again...

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  161. ...Let It Go! Well done to Kristen Anderson Lopez and Oscar Lopez.

    AB Adam Burt
  162. Best acceptance speech of the night I think it's fair to say.

    AB Adam Burt
  163. Short, sweet, funny and poetic.

    AB Adam Burt
  164. The Ellen photo now has over 1 million RT's. Guys I think we broke the internet.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  165. Crikey Ellen, i'm sure Pharrell's hat could hold a million dollars.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  166. John Ridley picks up the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave!

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  167. The nominations for Best Original Screenplay are – American Hustle, Blue Jasmine, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, and Nebraska.

    JR Josh Russell
  168. And the winner is...

    JR Josh Russell
  169. Spike Jonze, with his fantastic work on Her!

    JR Josh Russell
  170. The nominees for Best Director are David O. Russell for American Hustle, Alfonso Cuarón for Gravity, Alexander Payne for Nebraska, Steve McQueen for 12 Years a Slave and Martin Scorsese for The Wolf of Wall Street.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  171. And Alfonso Cuaron picks up Best Director! He did a ruddy good job.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  172. Annnd it's time for Best Actress. Nominees are Amy Adams for American Hustle, Judi Dench for Philomena, Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine, Meryl Streep for August: Osage County and Sandra Bullock for Gravity.

    EECL Emily Lupton
  173. Amy Adams hit co-star Bradley Cooper so hard on set that his face began to swell and she thought she had given him a black eye.

    EECL Emily Lupton
  174. Sandra Bullock is the only actress to be nominated and win an Oscar for Best Actress and a Razzie for Worst Actress for The Blind Side and All About Steve (both 2009) respectively

    EECL Emily Lupton
  175. Cate Blanchett wins Best Actress! In Blue Jasmine Cate and Sally Hawkins were the only cast members to have a complete script.

    EECL Emily Lupton
  176. A lovely quote from Cate about films with female leads. They are not niche and we all want to see them!

    EECL Emily Lupton
  177. "working on Blue Jasmine was a real synthesis of my work in theatre and in film" - Cate Blanchett

    EECL Emily Lupton
  178. Jennifer Lawrence, presenting the nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role - Christian Bale (American Hustle), Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave), and Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club)

    JR Josh Russell
  179. This is it, will Leo finally break out of his unlucky streak? It'd be lovely if he got his first Oscar.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  180. Oh it would.

    JR Josh Russell
  181. And the winner is...

    JR Josh Russell
  182. ... Matthew McConaughey!

    JR Josh Russell
  183. Well, it looks like the Leonardo DiCaprio meme will be living on the internet for another year.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  184. Best Picture coming up, with American Hustle, Wolf of Wall Street, 12 Years a Slave, Philomena, Gravity, Captain Phillips, Her, Nebraska and Dallas Buyers Club all up for the big prize!

    ac Andrew Crooks
  185. Will Smith is here to present the award, Mr Long Legged MacDaddy!

    ac Andrew Crooks
  186. Was there ever any doubt? 12 Years a Slave takes Best Picture!

    ac Andrew Crooks
  187. The possible overlapping of American Horror Story and 12 Years a Slave almost caused Sarah Paulson to miss the opportunity to play Mistress Epps. She told Vulture that 20th Century Fox was asked to push the shooting of American Horror Story back one week.

    ac Andrew Crooks
  188. We couldn't think of a more deserved winner here at Inside Film. 12 Years A Slave is a hard hitting, emotional joyride of a film.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  189. In an interview with CBSNews.com, Chiwetel Ejiofor reveals that the intense and important lead role made him feel a “pause.” He explained that after reading the script and the memoir, he basically had hesitations and wondered if he was the right person for the role, as it had a large “weight of responsibility.”

    ac Andrew Crooks
  190. Gotta live with this for another year Leo.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  191. And that's it for this years Oscars ceremony! Whilst there wasn't many surprises, we think all the winners definitely deserved it. 2013 was a cracking year for film and the future is looking bright.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  192. Very tiring, but very fun! What did you think Nathan?

    JR Josh Russell
  193. It was a ruddy good evening, I'm looking forward to all the wins from Godzilla and The Lego Movie next year.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  194. Definitely, it'll be a good year for film.

    JR Josh Russell
  195. So, thanks all for joining us for quite a lovely liveblog of the Oscars ceremony. It's been a pleasure to have you with us and we are certainly in need of a sleep now. Be sure to check out the Inside Film website for our Oscars roundup and Podcast later in the week. Have a good night everybody.

    NS Nathan Spendelow
  196. Good night (morning?) all, it's been a blast!

    JR Josh Russell