ByRicky Derisz, writer at
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So, there we are. Another year and another glitzy celebration of Hollywood's elite at the 88th Academy Awards provided many talking points; not least, Leonardo DiCaprio's much overdue win for Best Actor. Yay!

But while all eyes were fixed firmly on the podium during the event, some savvy snappers were busy capturing the interesting moments happening behind the scenes.

Below are some of the best pictures from this year's Oscars to pick you up after the adrenaline rush of cinematic award season euphoria subsides:

1. Alicia Vikander Celebrates Her Win For Best Supporting Actress

The 27-year-old Swedish actress picked up the prestigious award for her portrayal of Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl.

2. Chris Rock Poses With Fellow Comedian Dave Chappelle

Rock, who hosted the show in typical outlandish fashion, was snapped with fellow stand-up heavyweight during a commercial break.

3. Oscar Winners Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes Celebrate With Common And John Legend

The writing duo, who won the award for their original song for Spectre, were congratulated by rapper Common and soul singer Legend.

4. Glee (Sorry, Brie) Larson Looks To The Heavens Following Her Win

The 26-year-old looks visibly over the moon after picking up her Oscar for her Best Actress performance for her role in the hard hitting drama, Room.

5. Everyone's Favorite Non Couple, Kate And Leo, Embrace

Why? Why aren't they an item? Kate was later spotted looking delighted at Leo's successful win for his role of Hugh Glass in The Revenant.

6. Eddie Redmayne Gets A Touch Of Make-Up

The actor couldn't follow up last year's Oscar success for his performance in The Danish Girl, losing out to DiCaprio in the running for Best Actor.

7. The Winning Gang Join Forces

After picking up three awards this season, director Alejandro González Iñárritu, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Emmanuel Lubezki celebrate The Revenant's success. They are joined by Mad Max: Fury Road's Chris Jenkins, who won the accolade for Best Sound Mixing.

8. Charlize Theron Buys Cookies

The actress, who won an Oscar for her role in Monster in 2003, purchases cookies from Chris Rock's daughter's Girl Scout group. The group raised an impressive $65,000 during the ceremony — they must have tasted good!

What are your favorite behind the scenes moments?

Source: US Weekly


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