For the show's producers, however, the biggest feat accomplished was keeping the Eminem performance under wraps - something they were admittedly glad to have succeeded at
Joaquin Phoenix was not the only one to have discussed current issues, Brad Pitt and Sigourney Weaver also took the stage to make their points
Perry, Haig, and Boyce did, however, feature in the more detailed online In Memoriam section of the Academy's website
They didn't fail to disappoint with their effortless style at the Vanity Fair after-party
'Parasite' is the first international movie to win Best Picture and Hildur Guðnadóttir is the first woman to win Best Original Score
With majority of nominations and wins featuring men, we wonder if the industry’s most significant event could be called misogynistic
Calling the awards night a 'reaffirmation of authenticity, diversity and originality in cinema,' many fans spilled their views on Twitter
Fans hoped for one last hurrah when the epic was nominated for 'Best Visual Effects' but the dreams were shattered by 1917
From 'Parasite' to 'Marriage Story', there was a slew of extraordinary films that were nominated
'Parasite' won four Oscars and made history in the 92 years of the Academy Awards as the first non-English film to win the Best Picture
The 45-year-old actor won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a leading role
Beyonce had made a surprise appearance at the Golden Globes this year with Jay-Z. However, the couple had not attended any other award show skipping the Grammys and the Critics' Choice Awards, where she was even nominated
A few of the disappointed fans noted that even 1917 did a better job with the costume in comparison to ‘Bombshell’
This is Zellweger's second Oscar win, having won the award for the Best Supporting Actress in 2004 for 'Cold Mountain'
Phoenix spoke about gender inequality, racism, queer rights, indigenous rights, and animal rights. The actor also admitted that he has been difficult to work with in the past.
Taking to Twitter post his performance, fans shared their disappointment questioning how did Eminem receive a standing ovation but Elton John didn't
The nominations were 'Ford v Ferrari', 'The Irishman', 'Jojo Rabbit', 'Joker', 'Little Women', 'Marriage Story', '1917', 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' and 'Parasite'
It came as no surprise when the Academy Award for Best Actor was handed over to Joaquin Phoenix for 'Joker' at the star-studded ceremony
Other nominees in the category included: Martin Scorsese ('The Irishman'), Todd Philips ('Joker'), Sam Mendes ('1917'), Quentin Tarantino ('Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood'), and Bong Joon Ho ('Parasite')
'To the girls, to the women, to the mothers, to the daughters, who hear the music bubbling within, please speak up,' she said
He slammed the Senate's impeachment trial and even urged Quentin Tarantino to make a movie about it
Elton John also gave a special shoutout to Taron Egerton who played Elton John in 'Rocketman' and music producer Giles Martin. He said, 'This is a dream for us, [we have] never been nominated for anything like this'
The award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role was taken home by Laura Dern for presenting the audience with a steely divorce attorney in 'Marriage Story'
This is the first South Korean film to win an Oscar in this category. 'Parasite' was also nominated for four BAFTA awards. The film also won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and has also been nominated in the Best Picture category
Shia LaBeouf was accused by viewers of laughing at his co-star, Zack Gottsagen, who has Down Syndrome
The actor swept the audience with her incredible choice of song and powerful voice
This is his 15th nomination and second win, he first won the award for 1994's 'The Shawshank Redemption'
This year around, fans aren't all that psyched about the fact that the ceremony is stitched together with a string of celebrities presenting the award as Oscars goes hostless for second time in a row
Other nominees in the category included: 'Joker', 'Judy', 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' and '1917'
'1917' won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects and Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler and Dominic Tuohy came on stage to accept the award
The duo looked fabulous, with Patricia in white and Keanu in a dapper black suit.
This is the first Academy Award win and nomination for Buckland and the first win and second nomination for McCusker
Robert Richardson ('Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'), Lawrence Sher ('Joker'), Rodrigo Prieto ('The Irishman'), and Jarin Blaschke ('The Lighthouse') were also nominated for the award
The nominations were 'Ad Astra', 'Ford vs. Ferrari', 'Joker', '1917', and 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'
He beat stalwarts who were nominated for 'Joker', '1917' and 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood'
The movie's surprise big win at SAG had us hoping to witness something similar tonight and our wish came true. Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won the Best Original Screenplay for 'Parasite'
They started by displaying their acting skills — in a bid to prove that they don't just do comedy and that their acting range covers a plethora of emotions
This is Dern's first Academy Award win and third nomination. Mahershala Ali presented the award
Director Carol Dysinger's first Oscar win was a student Academy Award and she was handed it by Frank Capra in 1977
Despite nominations across various communities, social media fans think that the biggest night of Hollywood honours white skin and the male gender, much more than talent
Other nominees in the category were 'The Cave', 'The Edge of Democracy', 'For Sama' and 'Honey Land'
After Janelle Monáe kicked off the award ceremony with her fun and entertaining medley, Chris Rock and Steve Martin took over
The nominations in the category were 'The Irishman', 'Jojo Rabit', 'Joker', 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' and 'Little Women'
Ripa's outfit for the night was Christian Siriano's design as she let her hair loose but covered her entire body with makeup
'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' was nominated for 10 awards this year. This is the second win of the night for the movie
The film was written by director Bong Joon-ho along with Han Jin-won
Steven Zaillian (The Irishman), Greta Gerwig (Little Women), Todd Phillips and Scott Silver (Joker), and Anthony McCarten (The Two Popes) were also nominated in the same category
Channeling the ice queen Elsa, Menzel opened the performance of the song and brought out the other singers
Some people on Twitter felt that Pitt did not 'deserve' to win for his performance as Cliff Booth and that his competitors in the category — 'The Irishman's Al Pacino and Joe Pesci — should have been up on the stage delivering the acceptance speech
Before the win, filmmaker Matthew A Cherry expressed his desire to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Short to honor Kobe Bryant