Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu soared into Hollywood lore when he picked up the Oscar for The Revenant, becoming the third filmmaker to win back-to-back Academy Awards for Best Director. But he describes himself as: "I think that I'm a musician before I am a filmmaker - a frustrated musician"
A best supporting actress winner for her role in The Danish Girl, Alicia floated onto the red carpet in a strapless pale yellow Louis Vuitton gown with silver accents and an asymmetrical hemline. Her brown tresses were in a half up-do, most of it hanging loose and curly down her back
The Oscars were overshadowed by a row on the lack of black nominees, but Hollywood's biggest night also witnessed commentary on issues ranging from climate change to gay rights. "Let us not take this planet for granted. I do not take tonight for granted," said Leonardo DiCaprio, winner of Best Actor award
Mark Rylance won the Best Supporting Oscar for his role in Bridge of Spies. The actor beat Sylvester Stallone, nominated for Creed to win the top honour. Other actors who competed for the golden statuette were Christian Bale (The Big Short), Tom Hardy (The Revenant), Mark Ruffalo (Spotlight)