Some predictable and some surprise wins made the 88th Academy Awards ceremony an eventful one.
Leonardo DiCaprio finally won the Best Actor trophy for his marvelous performance in 'The Revenant'.
Brie Larson was an absolute favourite in the Best Actress category for her portrayal in 'Room'.
Alicia Vikander's win was an unexpected on as she took home the golden statue for 'The Danish Girl'. Most had felt Kate Winslet would win in this category.
Even in the Best Supporting Actor category Mark Rylance won for his role in 'Bridge Of Spies' where most had predicted Sylvester Stallone to win for 'Creed'.
Mexico's Alejandro G. Inarritu, winner for Best Director for 'The Revenant', poses with his Leonardo DiCaprio backstage.
Michael Keaton hugs director Tom McCarthy after their film 'Spotlight' won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood.
Mark Williams Ardington, Paul Norris, Sara Bennett and Andrew Whitehurst, winners for Best Visual Effects for 'Ex Machina', pose during the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood.
Jonas Rivera and director Peter Docter, winners for Best Animated Feature Film for 'Inside Out', pose during the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood.
James Gay-Rees and Asif Kapadia, won Best Documentary Feature Film for 'Amy'.
Pato Escala and Gabriel Osorio accept the award for Best Animated Short Film for 'Bear Story' at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood
Laszlo Nemes, director of Hungarian film
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy accepts the award for Best Documentary Short Subject Film for
Presenter Rachel McAdams poses with Emmanuel Lubezki, winner for Best Cinematography for
Brie Larson and Alicia Vikander pose with their trophies.