Was Oscar-winner Emma Stone's dress inspired by the actual trophy? She wore one of Riccardo Tisci's last designs before he stepped down from Givenchy, it exudes gilded era old-school glamour, just like La La Land.

In pictures: Fashion at the Oscars

Was Oscar-winner Emma Stone's dress inspired by the actual trophy? She wore one of Riccardo Tisci's last designs before he stepped down from Givenchy, it exudes gilded era old-school glamour, just like La La Land.

Viola Davis talked about why acting and being an artist means so much to her. She won best supporting actress in the 2017 Oscar's for her portrayal of Rose in Fences.

Oscar speech highlights: Moonlight, La La Land and more

Love Quotes For Her: Viola Davis talked about why acting and being an artist means so much to her.

After a series of racist and sexist rants over the past two decades, Mel Gibson's comeback movie Hacksaw Ridge will get nominations. But will Academy members bring themselves to nominate him for best director?

Oscars 2017: What to look out for

After a series of racist and sexist rants over the past two decades, Mel Gibson's comeback movie Hacksaw Ridge will get nominations. But will Academy members bring themselves to nominate him for best director?

How the stars responded to their moment of glory at the Oscars.

Oscar speech highlights: Moonlight, La La Land and more

How the stars responded to their moment of glory at the Oscars.

Oscar nominee Dev Patel was flying the flag for the British - and he chose definitive British brand Burberry for his Oscars look.

In pictures: Fashion at the Oscars

Oscar nominee Dev Patel was flying the flag for the British - and he chose definitive British brand Burberry for his Oscars look.

Kathryn Bigelow, the first woman to win the best director Oscar, was only the fourth female film-maker to be nominated in the category. She joined a select list featuring Sofia Coppola for Lost in Translation (2004), Jane Campion for The Piano (1994) and Italian director Lina Wertmuller for Pasaqualino Settebelleze (Seven Beauties) in 1977.

As Kathryn Bigelow becomes the first woman to win an Oscar for best director, why are there still so few female film-makers?

The inspirational call for an inclusive society by Moonlight screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney. Moonlight won best picture at the 2016 Oscar's, after the award was mistakenly given to musical La La Land.

Oscar speech highlights: Moonlight, La La Land and more

The inspirational call for an inclusive society by Moonlight screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney. Moonlight won best picture at the 2016 Oscar's, after the award was mistakenly given to musical La La Land.

The statuette has a rich, rumour-filled history – but was a dog really the first winner?

Who was Oscar? A history of the Academy Awards statuette

The Academy Awards statuette has a rich, rumour-filled history – but was a dog really the first winner?

What's your stand out Oscars dress of the night? Our expert gives the fashion Oscar to best supporting actress nominee Naomie Harris in Raf Simons for Calvin Klein.

In pictures: Fashion at the Oscars

What's your stand out Oscars dress of the night? Our expert gives the fashion Oscar to best supporting actress nominee Naomie Harris in Raf Simons for Calvin Klein.

Some stars at the Oscars chose to show their protest against Donald Trump's immigration ban by wearing a blue ribbon. Model Karlie Kloss wore hers on a floor length, white one-shouldered dress.

Why stars wore blue ribbons to the Oscars

Some stars at the Oscars chose to show their protest against Donald Trump's immigration ban by wearing a blue ribbon. Model Karlie Kloss wore hers on a floor length, white one-shouldered dress.

Oscar speech highlights: Moonlight, La La Land and more

Winners of the Academy Awards, including Viola Davis, Emma Stone, Mahershala Ali and Casey Affleck.

Halle Berry was the first black actress in the 74-year history of the awards to win an Oscar for a leading role. Berry said the real celebration would come when black actresses and actors up for the major awards were so commonplace that race was not an issue.

How diverse are this year's Oscars?

Halle Berry receiving her Oscar in 2002 for her performance in romantic drama Monster Ball

Hepburn won four Oscars but never turned up to receive any of them. She made one appearance at the 1974 awards - to present a memorial award to Lawrence Weingarten. She received a standing ovation when she walked on to the stage and said: "I'm so glad I didn't hear anyone shout out: 'It's about time'. I am the living proof that a person can wait 41 years to be unselfish."

Hepburn won four Oscars but never turned up to receive any of them. She made one appearance at the 1974 awards - to present a memorial award to Lawrence Weingarten. She received a standing ovation when she walked on to the stage and said: "I'm so glad I didn't hear anyone shout out: 'It's about time'. I am the living proof that a person can wait 41 years to be unselfish."

The star won two Oscars - one in 1955 for On the Waterfront and the second in 1972 for his comeback with The Godfather in the role of Mafia leader, Don Vito Corleone. But he refused to accept the latter prize, choosing instead to send Native American actress and activist Sacheen Littlefeather to refuse the award on stage, in order to demonstrate his dismay at the entertainment industry's treatment of Native Americans.

The film stars who snubbed the Oscars

As Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith announce they are boycotting this year's Oscars, we look at some other stars who have snubbed the glitzy ceremony.

For a brief moment, Amy Adams' name was listed amongst the best actress nominees for the 2017 Oscars. But sadly for her, and her legion of fans, it was simply a typo. Denis Villeneuve, director of the sci-fi film that sees Adams' linguist character Louise Banks attempt to speak to aliens, is no doubt pleased it is up for best picture.

Why Amy Adams's Oscar snub was a shock

One of the biggest shocks of the Oscar nominations was Amy Adams failing to be recognised.

From the moment she arrived in Hollywood, Katharine Hepburn projected an image quite different from that of the usual movie star. She strode through town in slacks, refused to grant interviews, shunned autograph hounds, and kept her private life tightly sealed.

The film stars who snubbed the Oscars

As Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith announce they are boycotting this year's Oscars, we look at some other stars who have snubbed the glitzy ceremony.

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