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her and will protect her with everything that i have. back in 1981 i had the american dream. one day i went to work and kissed my son good bye and never saw him again. in two weeks i became the parent of a murdered child. i still have the heart ache, the rage. i waited years for justice. i know what it's like to be there waiting for some answers. and over those years i learned how to do one thing really well and that is how to catch these bastards and bring them back to justice.
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i have become a man hunter. i'm out there looking for bad guys. >> afoot and light hearted i take to the open road, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose henceforth i ask not good fortune. i myself am good fortune. hence forth i wimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing, strong and content. i travel the open road.
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>> there are so many cold cases, but this is one of the most horrible. it's time that bast rd pays. ♪ eastern north carolina is well known for commercial companies that work in this area
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growing trees. and so there was a whole series of forestry fire towers in east north carolina and all across the state. about 12:40 p.m. on march 2, 1976 a ranger on highway 94 observed a fire. he was under the impression it was some type of disposal maybe of farm animal. i received a call through the state radio system requesting our assistance. after i got there there was this pile of dirt, a shovel off to one side. there was a red gas can. it was like someone had just dropped everything, set it on
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fire and fled. but i did not realize at that point it was going to get much, much worse. i was seeing a leg sticking out, an arm and shoes. it was human beings in this hole. we took these first two bodies off. there was another body. we removed the third body and then there was another body. how many bodies can be in this hole? finally after the fifth one we found the bottom of the hole, thank god.
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no one knew who these people were. we were thinking why aren't we having any reports in about people missing. >> in the old days it was pretty prehistoric. there was no social media back then. there was no dna. but they worked the case really hard. >> ultimately the only thing we had that we could look at was a tag on a shovel that was like a price tag that had a partial name on it for a store. >> this is the shovel that was found where the fire was started. and then this tag right here all you can make out you see hd. so in '76 when they found this that's the only clue they had.
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>> but we did not have any stores in north carolina that ended in och hardware. so myself and another agent left north carolina inquiring about having any hardware stores with those letters in the name. every department bent over backwards to try to help us. they just didn't have any information. then we went to the metropolitan police in washington, d.c. and they were familiar with a story in maryland. and the name of the store was poch hardware. investigators speak to the hardware store owner and post a flyer. they only put four of the victims on the flier because one
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was so badly injured. >> at that point we didn't know how to proceed in that area and myself and the agent returned to north carolina. >> one thing that i have learned first-hand unequivically it only takes one small tip to break open a case. the public is the biggest resource that law enforcement has. and in this case a good citizen did the right thing and really drew attention to that little house in bethesda, maryland. >> the neighbor said they hadn't seen the family in a week. normally the family would tell the neighbors that they were going out of town, going
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somewhere. >> i received a call on the police radio. i was working that beat and they told me to go into the residence. as soon as i got in there the whole thing was just, you know, awful to even look at. just blood dripping down and pooling up on the floor. it was like a horror house. >> authorities picked up the flier that we had left and the neighbors identified it as the bishop family.
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this is cnn breaking news. >> wow! [ cheers and applause ] >> look how beautiful, what a beautiful place and with beautiful ladies. what a show. welcome to our viewers here in the united states and all around the world. we are live from the historic and beautiful roosevelt hotel. are you happy to be here? [ cheers and applause ] this is the site of the very first academy awards back in 1929. i was not alive then. i'm don lemon. and the winner is -- ♪ everything is awesome ♪ everything is cool when you are part of the team ♪ ♪ everything is awesome when
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you're living a dream ♪ >> and the oscar goes to jk simmons. >> if you are lucky enough to have a parent or two alive on this planet call them, don't text, don't e-mail. call them on the phone. tell them you love them. ♪ climb every mountain >> patricia arqette. >> it is our time to have wage equality and equal rights for women in the united states of america. ♪ glory >> when people are marching with our song we want to tell you we are with you. we see you, we love you and march on. >> tonight i am wearing the real michael keaton tighty whiteys.
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thank you. >> i love you, mom. i got to go. i'm on tv. congratulations to all the winners. let's go through it. best supporting actor. jk simmons. best supporting actress patricia arquette. best actor eddie redmain. best actress julianne moore and best picture, birdman. joining me now all star cast cosmo editor and chief looking lovely and entertainment reporter katrina vish. >> it was worth it. >> now she is dry and looking lovely. >> you heard a lot about her, a whole lot about her but only true when it comes from her lips
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and what beautiful lips they are, lisa renna joins me. hi. >> you guys look fantastic. a lot of back stage action to come. as the winners show off their gold statuettes and losers pretend to be happy for them it is all about parties. roxy is at elton john's party. we are going to start with christina smith at the vanity fair bash. you are the only person i am jealous of. what a gig you have. what was the highlight of the night for you? >> it helps that i work at vanity fair. it has been an amazing night. i personally am still getting over lady gaga's performance and john legend. i can see they brought down the auditorium. i also loved all the speeches.
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i thought that they were really good. they were short but they were very moving and to the point and very effective. >> one of the highlights for me i thought was jk simmons when he talked about call your parents and talk to them on the phone. i think that is very important and good advice coming from someone who knows. >> i thought his speech was great. i thought patricia arquette was beautiful. i thought they all did really, really well. >> it is very surprising -- i'm going to go to my guests tonight. we thought it was a bit of an upset when bird man -- everybody thought it would be boyhood. >> up until the final moment, a fairly predictable year this year. pretty much everybody called it. i think everybody thought
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"boyhood" would get it. can i say one thing? i do think possibly the most moving speech was the guy who wrote "imitation game" when he said he thought of committing suicide for all kids at home who felt different and weird hang on because your moment will come. i felt the collective sob across america. that will go down as one of the best. >> there were a lot of tears tonight when we saw the performance. i think chris pine was crying. >> so much emotion tonight. >> you said to me you thought -- you said upset because i thought it was going to be "the theory of everything." i wanted it to be "the theory of everything." >> we all thought it would be "boyhood". >> we thought it might be
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"american sniper." >> my vote from the beginning was "birdman." that is what i predicted. i was not surprised. i thought it would take it. >> i did not predict it. >> i hate to do this because i really like him and i hope it's good. neil patrick harris, what did you think? >> he is a consimate entertainer. a childhood star. >> let me say something. i don't want to interrupt you. this is what my husband said. he doesn't have a lot of words but when he does -- he said if neil patrick harris were more talented he would explode. that is what he said. >> that took a lot of guts. not that many -- >> with that body -- >> he is so talented. >> he is. >> my only caveat to that is i
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felt there were moments where he didn't look as if he were enjoying himself. >> it is the hardest gig in show biz, trying to run a live show and appealing to television audience at home. i think like 2009 he nailed it. >> everyone who has done that gig has said it is the hardest. many don't want to come back because it is so hard. >> he was so magnificent last year. he had a really different sort of rift with the audience. i was not surprised by the underwear if you saw him at broadway. hundreds of people every single night on broadway. >> basically naked. >> how do you think it stacked up compared to other years? >> i loved it. i thought it was a home run. i really did. it is a hard thing to follow the greats like johnny carson, bob hope. all of them. i think it was brilliant. i loved it. >> what did you think? >> i thought it was fantastic.
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i'm not usually starstruck but i was starstruck tonight. >> that is a great comment. >> i have seen people, you live in new york city. >> you are jaded. >> the party when they try to get some of the big stars and some of the people representing they don't bring them on the red carpet in front of us. when i yelled at oprah and i said oprah and she said i am going to have to talk to my friends i was like oprah is coming to talk to me. i said you're welcome entertainment tonight. >> well done. >> what about you guys? >> i think of course i know being fashion girls like we both are seeing these women looking flawless is so exciting. that to me this is the real show is really the red carpet. >> i think this is one of the years where everybody that won genuinely liked everybody in the audience. sometimes you have the years where people win and there is a
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kind of lack of energy in the room because you don't feel very supported and felt everybody loves eddie redmayne and rooting for julianne moore. you felt the collective support. when john legend got up you felt -- >> felt like there was a collective powerful energy around all of it tonight. >> there are some years where you wonder how did this movie -- if you are in any category tonight if someone else won the other person had to say that was a powerful film because they with were all amazing films. >> i agree. >> my oprah red carpet moment let's watch. >> i love it. >> oprah! oprah, come over! come over! come on, oprah! how are you doing? >> all right.
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thank you. thank you, thank you! come on! oprah! oprah congratulations. how do you feel? >> we feel great. >> you look gorgeous. >> well done. >> that was fantastic. >> that's a chicago thing. i lived in chicago when oprah lived in chicago. we weren't best friends. >> that was a big guest. i like how you are like hi, jared leto. >> jared said he was going to come back but going to one of the other tv shows. >> isn't it funny how you have to call them over like hello, come please talk to me. >> because their handlers are trying to rush them off. if you yell at them and recognize you often times they come back. they want to come back. >> oprah is one of the most powerful women in hollywood. >> we are always hearing about powerful women. one of the people everybody
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loves. >> julianne moore is back stage speaking. we're going to listen. >> i believe in hard work, actually. i like stories. mostly i like stories about people, real relationships and real families. that is what i respond to. this movie had all of those things in it. it was about a real issue and relationships and who we love and what we value. so that's important to me, too. i think just at the end of the day it's the work. it's being able to do work that i love that's been so rewarding. this is just amazing. >> we are going to back to 110. >> congratulations. it has been a long road through production and filming. how has your husband supported you? >> my husband has been amazing.
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he is also the person who walked me up the steps. this is the first time i told anybody this. he was the first person to see the movie. the first time i saw the cut he came with me and i told the story about how i heard him crying. we walked out of there he said you are going to win an oscar. i was like come on. i swear to god that is what he said to me. i couldn't believe he said that. that is how much he supported me from the very, very beginning. >> going back to 110 and then 275. >> right here in the back. i see you, hi. my question is it was very intense when you won. now you -- >> it's been a lucky year. >> i can only compare them. they are both fantastic movies with great parts. i'm so lucky to get these great parts and so close together. i didn't really think much about
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it except that i was fortunate to get to explore these really interesting characters. but i never imagined this and certainly never imagined i would win in the spring and follow it up wan oscar for another film. is this happening? could this be happening? it is pretty crazy. >> do you get to keep them together? >> they are all in my office, same really boring room. they are all together in there. >> thank you over here. >> to your left. >> sorry. congratulations. quick question. we're very eager to see more films that are adult drama, films like yours, birdman, do you think that will have some sort of impact on an industry
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driven by these huge special effects? >> i hope it does. i think there is an audience for movies like this. i go to movies because i like to see complicated interesting stories about people in relationships. so i think whenever there is success with films like this then they kind of -- people think about them more. i don't know. you never know. at the end of the day hollywood is also a business. so i think it depends on how many people buy tickets. >> i am so sorry but we need to wrap. thank you so much. congratulations. >> thank you so much. [ applause ] that was julianne moore won for best actress. >> so pleased. >> it was a great part. it is about alzheimer's. >> it sheds light on a horrible disease. very well done, small budget, shot quickly all on the upper west side. it is her fourth nomination.
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she could have won for any of the other ones. i'm so thrilled she got an oscar. >> we are going to hear from everybody. they go to the podium and take questions. you will hear all of that. stand by lovely ladies. i have a surprise for you. we are going to sip on champagne and i will tell you how i got it when i came across this particular bottle of champagne. we are your all access pass all over hollywood. make sure you stay with us for the back stage interviews. you can join the conversation. make sure you join it by using cnn oscars. we are back from the historic roosevelt hotel in hollywood in just a few moments.
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for every way you make chicken noodle soup, make it delicious with swanson®. we are back now. "and the winner is." >> so how do you like the champagne? >> really good. >> so you notice we have champagne. this champagne is courtesy of -- >> the envelope says kyra. >> lovely of you. >> congratulations on your nomination. we are so proud of your hard
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work and success. >> that was harvey. last night i asked him. >> did you steal her champagne? >> yeah, but i'm going to give her another bottle. i was going to give her an envelope and the champagne on the red carpet or at least her handler. >> we can toast the nomination. >> also, toast of the town, as well. over at the governor's ball. >> i have myles teller here and his girlfriend looking dapper. your counter part in "whip lash." walking away with an oscar. did you think that was going to happen? >> he did only because he has literally won everything leading up to it. usually it is a little more divided. i figured if he didn't win it would be pretty disappointing for everybody. i am superhappy for that guy.
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he did his first film when he was like 41. a great moment for him and his family. >> one of the actors that we have all known. >> the voice of the yellow m&m. >> you also got to get on stage tonight for a little bit. were you at all nervous? >> not really. i mean, they have a bar in the green room. so that's an easy way to kind of -- >> break the ice. >> smooth it out a little bit. are you guys ready to let the hair down and have a good time tonight and go hard. >> absolutely. i have had my hair up so i'm ready to finally shake it off. >> how much are you going to shake it up? >> for a long time. >> can i show off your ring? >> can you see this? >> i found this at a shop in beverly hills for a different occasion. i don't know who it is by. >> it's like fireworks on your hand. >> i think i heard you say you
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had to catch a flight in the morning. >> i film, i get there tuesday and start filming wednesday. >> based on what you told me about what you are doing in here you might not remember the flight at all. >> yeah, i mean, that's the key for long flights is to just find a way to zen out a little bit. >> we hope that you have a great time in there. congratulations on your film. enjoy the night. >> isn't he dapper? >> i know. he is. i saw him on stage and i was like he is very handsome. in the movie he plays this guy who is trying as hard as he can to be the best in the world. he is disconnected from everybody and even his girlfriend. looked pretty connected to that one there. >> they seem very much a unit. >> by the way, you look amazing. who are you wearing? >> i am wearing tadashi soji.
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>> so the champagne is kicking in already. what did you think of jk simmons? he said he absolutely loved playing this part. >> i saw this. it was a short film at sun dance two years ago. they made it as a contest to try to get somebody to finance the whole movie. that scene where he throws the chair at him. that was the sequence they use. they got the money and made the movie. in one year they were back with the finished film. when i saw the finished film the guy next to me was grabbing my arm so freaked out by how intense it was. that was more than a year ago last january, previous january that jk simmons would get a nomination. i couldn't be happier for him. >> i asked him earlier is there
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anything you can't do? you are the yellow m&m, the guy on the insurance commercial. >> here is his red carpet moment earlier. here it is. >> jk simmons, what an incredible performance. is this your lovely wife? who are you wearing? >> who are you wearing? >> very beautiful. >> i loved your performance. >> you know you were a jerk in this movie. >> some people thought that. i didn't quite get it. was it a tough performance? you are like the nicest guy in the world. was it tough to play such a task master? >> it is not tough to play a character who is brilliantly written and clear on the page. >> the movie goes fast and intense. i watched it and kept watching it. i watched it twice. my heart kept pounding. can't sleep after it. >> people say they walk out of
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the theater exhilarated and/or beat up and debating what the movie was saying to them. >> do you have a musical background? >> i do. >> you studied music in college. you are in this. you are in the insurance commercials. i loved you in "the closer." you are the yellow m&m. what can't you do? >> i haven't really played a chick yet but i'm open. >> thank you very much. >> i said is there anything he can't do, apparently he can't lose tonight. we are talking about the tears. there were lots of moments where people cried tonight including david oyelolo. i want to get back now to the governor's ball. isn't he dressed --
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>> he is dapper. we are live on the air right now. >> great. >> our anchor, don lemon. >> lovely don. >> would want to see your shoes because your shoes are the business. >> let me show you how flexible i am. >> look at that. >> they are beautiful. they are very beautiful. >> i like them very much. >> how was the show from your perspective? >> great. i thought neil patrick harris did a great job. >> did you know you were going to be in the show? >> yes, i did. that is why i came. >> the part with neil patrick harris? >> i didn't know that. that was sprung upon me. unfortunately, i think all i proved was that english men can read. >> perhaps cht that may not have been the strongest part of it. overall the fact that glory was nominated and your performance as dr. king was stellar.
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is it hard for portraying somebody not from the same country as you. >> hard portraying anyone who is a historical figure. for me being a foreigner helped me because i didn't come with all the baggage of him being a historical icon. i looked for the man. i ink the that is what distinguishes the film is the humanization of dr. king. >> you also have the two gentlemen walking away with an oscar. how is that? >> fantastic especially because those guys wrote that song in the spirit in which we made the film out of humility and a desire to do the best we can to tell the story in a beautiful way. >> it's fantastic. i realize you and i could walk together on the fashion run way. >> are we clashing a little bit? maybe clashing just a little bit. >> stand like this. >> so lovely to meet you.
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>> nice to meet you, too. >> enjoy your evening. >> the shoes are everything. >> you look like you can be on the top of an oscar wedding cake. you met him two years ago. i don't know if you remember that. you met him at i think a montage at the icon man dinner. you came to meet your husband afterwards. >> i did. i love that you remember when i meet people. thank you, don. that's very nice of you. >> you know i love you. we'll be back soon. you get someone else. thank you. >> so let's talk about him. he fought to have this movie made like six years. >> he wasn't the first choice. she did like him for it. i find it unfathomable that he wasn't nominated. he was dr. martin luther king in that role. he will be for a whole generation of kids. >> it is one of the omissions
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that later when he is nominated for another role. >> do you think it was a snub -- when i spoke to oprah she said she didn't think it was snubbed but it was a crowded field. >> he was definitely overlooked. the. >> it was released on christmas day and limited release so therefore perhaps it didn't -- >> they were doing marketing for that movie in september. >> it was a crowded field for best actor. >> it did get a best picture nominee. >> i would argue that they were snubbed. >> i like it when people say it like they mean it. we are the only two who haven't put down the champagne. >> we are the only two who haven't finished. >> stand by. when we come right back the winningest women of the oscars plus we are at all the hot
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as far as where you go from here just retaining employment. >> hi. i'm over here. >> well, first of all a sag award and now this. you must have been nervous. can you talk a little bit about the moment leading up to this. what did you do last night and this morning and how nervous were you? >> i was really not that nervous because three years ago i came to the oscars for the first time and i had to sing live on stage. just before going on someone with a head set said that is a billion people watching. and that's too much stress for your vocal cards to consider. that was such terrifying today felt much more relaxing. you either win or lose.
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either way i was thrilled to be invited to the party. what has been lovely is staying in a hotel down the road. >> that is eddie redmayne taking questions. he is a winner for best actor for a movie "the theory of everything." >> stephanie, you got the big o with you. >> i have oprah here. oprah, with your oscar, i didn't know they were going to let you all -- >> i didn't know they were going to let us keep it. when they come back looking for it. >> so did you have any words for john legend? >> of course not. i anyhow that they were going to come in and rock it. >> with jamie foxx you were like give me -- >> i was trying to get the attention of one of the kids, one of the kids who they brought out earlier, the first kid who came out was chewing gum on the
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stage. i was staring at him trying to say give me the gum. >> what do you think about "glory "glory." i'm talking about "selma." >> we are here nominated for best picture. hello. and look at all of the films that were made this past year where people worked this hard and believed strongly and wanted it as much and they are not here. i have been saying that since day one. so anybody who gets nominated for best picture it means that other people who do that job who know what that job is, those people say that was a good job. and so i don't know how in the world you say snubbed because we are here. we are here. >> you also have some talent in this movie that is young and can
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have such great careers going on. >> i tell david nobody knew your name two months ago. neil patrick harris still doesn't. that's okay. so it's a process just like everything in life is. yes, would i have liked to have seen david nominated? of course i would. who would you take out of the category of five men in the business for multiple years? everybody in this community knows who they are. they deserve to be nominated. so that's the way that happens. >> so now is the time to go party with everyone. >> can you ask oprah a question for me? i wanted to know where oprah was going to keep that lego statue. >> she knew she was going to keep it. she said she was not going to give it back. >> it's the exact same height.
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>> she answered that snub question once and for all from queen oprah. >> a very similar answer to me earlier. >> we will get back to you. obviously stephanie talking to folks there coming to speak to her. you heard oprah said the same thing to me earlier. it wasn't a snub. >> she is so gracious. there is so much talent out there back to what we were talking about how there was such comradery and respect. i think it is such a feel good year and then oprah's comments prove it. >> i want to talk about men. let's go back and listen to eddie redmayne and talk about the men who are nominated. >> thank you so much. >> right on cue. he finishes as we go back to him. >> i want to talk about bradley
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cooper. "american sniper" basically shut out. >> i wonder if this is still payback to clint east would for that strange moment. it's such a popular movie. everybody to see it. bradley cooper was transformed as chris kyle in that role. very odd to me. >> that movie made more money than any movie than probably all others. >> is that a disconnect between hollywood and what the american public wants? >> i think it is a great question because what we see a lot of criticisms from movie goers all the time is i didn't see the movie. i haven't heard of that movie. it was a limited release and didn't come to my town in the middle of america. at the same time there are films like "avatar" and "titanic.". usually there is a disconnect.
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>> that is not the best way to put it. >> wait a minute. i know tonight when i walked off the red carpet i thought madame tussaud was mcdonald's. would have been the best. >> i'm going to stop on the way home. >> why do you think? >> one at a time. >> i don't think it was a movie that connected with these voters. sometimes the movie that connects with the population does not connect with the academy. >> the reason they changed the voting two or three years ago and made it up to ten best films was to accommodate actually the public's interest in going to the movie and to lock out "american sniper" like that -- >> it was nominated. >> but i feel like clint eastwood didn't get best director. i would love to see the break
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down of the voting. >> where they do proportional representation and none of it quite makes sense. >> i think it was a fantastic movie. >> and the public agreed with you. bought tickets. >> i want to get to some of the back stage interviews. i think we have alejandro from "birdman." >> [ speaking foreign language ] ]. >> we got a little spanish there. anybody have an idea what he says? i can barely hear. >> very pleased and very happy. >> and humbled.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> wow! >> yeah! we are live here at the iconic roosevelt hotel on hollywood's hottest night live with all of your back stage moments. this is the a-list party where we are. all of that rain falling outside not dampening anything. >> how do you look so gorgeous being in the rain? >> we redid the hair, did a costume change. >> lisa renna and anthony.
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>> nice to be here with you. >> stephanie elam is at the governor's ball. let's -- i want to play this from earlier talking about women, the role of women in hollywood and with the academy awards. >> to every woman who gave birth to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else's equal rights. it's our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the united states of america. >> that was so fantastic. >> did you see meryl. she went far beyond hollywood. she talked about women in hollywood. we also talked about reese
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witherspoon's production company. she is talking about income equality for women. >> i think she is referring to the recent e-mails from sony indicating that she didn't get paid as much as male counter part. i would love for someone to talk to agents about this. she said i'm a business woman and i'm not going to pay people more than i need to. >> the agents know what men and women are getting. >> i thought that was shameful. >> sony executive said she was fired after the e-mails leaked talking about the president in certain movies and admitting that women got paid less in hollywood. >> it is shameful to admit that you know that was happening and as a woman herself she didn't try to level the playing field. she was in a position of power to make that change and make sony a better place to work for
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females. >> it is a bigger battle. it does come down to the agents because the agents are also arguing for the men. they know about the discrepancy but seem fine. there is a discrepancy. you would think they should argue more because they would get paid more themselves. >> to me it sounded like the women knew but they take the jobs anyway. she said don't take the job. >> you have to take the job. >> you can't. it is the way it is until it isn't. >> when meryl streep gets up and applauds like that you think she has been more than anybody else. >> we are talking about it all. >> it's really important that she use this opportunity, this platform to say something. she could have thanked the agents. >> it was great and put a
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punctuation mark. she used that platform to say something important. sometimes speaking out. why do we tolerate this. it is enough. >> when i spoke tonight who was nominated for wild she said we talked about reese witherspoon's production company funding her movie this is an important issue in hollywood. is this a moment in time considering what happened at sony? >> it's helping. >> talking about it is a way to get, of course, the conversation going and get the reality out there so people who didn't realize it was going on might theng i had no idea. in hollywood you think the celebrities get paid a zillion dollars and you don't realize there is that. >> stand by because it is the top of the hour. i want to tell you we are live here in hollywood. i want to welcome our viewers here in the united states and around the world.
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welcome to "and the winner is." i'm dawn lemon. tonight we have every must-see well, the winner's us. i'm here with lisa renna. >> mr. lemur. >> we're going to get to all those players. but we're talking about the role of women in hollywood movies. and patricia arquette talked about it. >> any woman that's ever given birth. >> we have a long way to go. >> and i think what reese witherspoon is doing, by setting up her own company and creating her own roles is the way for women to go. it's just a question of getting it done. >> let's listen to patricia
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arquette now. >> given the comments you made tonight about someone like amy pascal, you said effectively that women should be better negotiators, it's not up to her to pay women more when she has the act to pay women. >> i think we need laws that are comprehensive. in different states they've all together thrown out the fairness act. people think we have equal rights. we don't. until we pass a constitutional amendment in the united states of america and women have equal rights we won't have anything changed. this morning, there's this thing, the mani-kim. i'm wearing a dress my best friend designed. she's the first person who asked me what i wanted to be when i grew up. we were standing next to her barbie dream house.
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she said what do you want to be. i want to be an actor, what do you want to be? she said she wanted to be in fashion. we started an organization, give love.org. and instead of getting a manicure, that i was supposed to do for the dreaded mani-cam, i started to pull pictures, because we started a sweepstakes this morning for our charity to do ecological sanitation in the world. and when i saw harry belafonte's picture up there, i remembered my mom, she was an equal rights activist. she worked for civil rights, and this is who i am. i love my business. i love acting, and i love being a human being on earth. i never saw this moment of me winning an academy award. i never even thought i'd be nominated, and i was okay with that. but you know what i did see? i saw many things come true in
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my life. and one of them was helping thousands and thousands of people. and i have, and i will, and i will help millions of people. thank you. >> i thought i loved patricia arquette, but i love her more now. the more i hear her speak. >> i'm with you, don lemon. love her. >> you know we're going to talk about fashion, right? sorry, patricia. but before we do that, which un-nominated actress would you have liked to seen nominated? jennifer aniston? i think she was oscar worthy or nomination worthy. >> it would be nice to see her win an oscar. she's our favorite actress out there. i would like to see anna kendrick. >> what about you, lisa? >> i liked who was nominated to be honest with you. i've seen everything. and i think that the actresses that were nominated should be
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nominated. >> jessica chastain. >> she was brilliant. >> she was fantastic in that movie. she did an accent, very lady mac beth. >> who would you have liked to seen? >> i agree what lisa said. >> and i love jennifer aniston. >> and i love having emma stone coming up in the ranks. that makes me happy for what the next generation of hollywood stars will be. >> speaking of jennifer aniston, j. lo, julianne moore, don't they age? >> no. >> benjamin button. every time i see them, they get younger. what happened? >> they're happy. that's what happened. it just oozes from them, don
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lemon. they're happy. >> you're really happy, too. because you don't age. >> i am so f-ing happy, you have no idea. >> careful. i'm glad we took her champagne. >> we should. >> maybe we should go back. can we talk about fashion? because i thought, i thought the guys pretty much this year were pretty classic, very old hollywood. with the ladies, there were some sequins, but they weren't bright gold. champagne color, very understated, very regal. what did you think? >> i thought it was a really elegant year. my favorite, we've got a selection on the screen, a lot of white, a lot of pale colors. i loved rosamund pike in red. i thought she looked gorgeous. i thought lupita nyong'o looked
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absolutely fabulous. i imagine she's lost quite a lot of weight wearing it. i would like to wear clothes to help me lose weight. >> like eating celery. >> i thought rita was beautiful. >> that was so cute. >> i saw her from afar. i saw the most beautiful woman i've ever seen, and i didn't know who it was, and it was rita ora. >> oh, wow. >> she is so nice. >> that is a lovely girl. >> who is she wearing? oh, that is gorgeous. >> she is such a down to earth, nice girl. >> okay. wow. >> do you have a best dressed? was there someone who stood out? >> rosamund pike. i loved the red. i loved the shape of t i thought lupita looked amazing.
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>> i tell you who looked really classy -- >> i agree. i always love gwyneth paltrow. and she looks spectacular. but also margo robbie looked flawless. young, upcoming hollywood stars. she took my breath away in that gown. it was spectacular. >> eddie redmayne, i loved his -- >> he's so alexander mcqueen. >> and felicity jones. british designer. >> wasn't margo robbie wearing some special necklace from the duchess or -- >> it looked pretty good. >> i forget. one of the duchess ever windsor? >> i think so. actually, i do think so. we need to find out what it is, don lemon. very special. >> anna, what's her -- anna's, anna kendrick. i thought she, i thought she was
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beautiful. >> the color was spectacular. >> she was wearing tom ford, which is classic and beautiful. and that's why a tom ford tuxedo is like $80 million. >> on reese witherspoon. >> she was one. >> that ice blue color i thought was very unique. it almost looked white on camera. >> i thought it was white. >> it's icy blue. she looked great. >> i thought it was fantastic. someone is trying to talk to me. say again? oh, okay. the alec baldwin effect. >> oh. >> i know what that is. >> you win an award, if of work with alec, you win an oscar. >> if he plays your husband in a movie, cate blanchett. >> this is the kevin bacon thing? >> yes. two wins with -- >> that's right. because last year. >> and then julianne moore. yeah. "still alice." >> we're going to get to
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stephanie elam now. guess who she has? neil patrick harris. >> yay! woo, woo, woo! >> did you woo? like. >> what does woo-sah mean? >> relax. >> a little bit, yeah. with all of his friends and important people in his life. we had some champagne. >> i took a couple minutes by myself to just kind of reflect. it's a big night, you know, and there are so many things that can go wrong in a hurdle race with this many laps, and so i'm glad that most things went off in basically the right tone. >> what was your favorite joke? >> my favorite joke? >> mm-hm. >> i liked the first joke the best and the whitest, brightest.
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that was fun. >> john travolta was hilarious. >> how john travolta mispronounces ben affleck. some of them are written. when j.k. simmons won. i got to say he won an oscar, bum, bum, bum, bum, bum ba-bum. those are the kinds of things that happen, and you say oh, i have an idea. the woman with the dress filled with -- >> i loved that. the funny thing is, in my mind, were you forever like, 12. and i looked at it. we're the same age. but in my mind, you were like, young neil patrick harris. >> you grew up early. >> i grew up early. >> you were wise beyond your years. >> what does don want to know. he has a question. >> all right, don. >> hey, i want to know, if he
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lives in my neighborhood. >> he wants to know how you like it. are you in red rooster a lot? >> we go there a lot. we're loving harlem, and don, you should come over and hang out. >> he will take you on. >> marcus samuelson who runs and owns red rooster used to be in part of our brown stone. that was our production offices. >> i know what you're talking about. >> we became his landlords and said you're done, get out. >> slacker! so david, how proud are you of your husband tonight? >> i am so proud, so thrilled. so happy. he always wanted this. he always wanted to do the oscars, and i'm so happy he's getting his wish fulfilled. and it's so great to see that, and so great to see him succeed. i'm so happy the audience was with him. the opening number went off without a hitch. everything evolved, and all the
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hard work he put into it. all the hard work, the e-mails, being in every sickle meeting. he's not a producer. they don't let the host be a producer, but he was basically a producer. he was making sure that everything was run by him before he said it or did it or -- >> that's a lot of moving parts. >> a lot of moving parts, congratulations. i hope you get to enjoy some of your evening here. and forever young neil patrick young. ♪ forever young >>we're singing together now. they're so in love and making eye contact. >> they're great parents as well. i was one of the producers with edwig. and every day he would make time to spend with his children. we have lots more excitement to come. it's just unstoppable here in hollywood tonight. we're going to be right back with all the a-listers and our
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we're having so much fun. >> aren't we? >> don't you just want to stay on television all night? >> i always do. >> let's do it, let's do it. >> live in hollywood at the fabulous roosevelt hotel. >> right here. >> right there. >> anthony bresnacam was there. what was it like? >> it seems like yesterday. >> the most exciting night of the year. congratulations to all the winners. let's go through them so the audience at home knows. best supporting actor, j.k. simmons, best supporting actress and now activist, patricia arquette, best director, best actor, eddie redmayne, best actress, julianne moore. best picture "birdman."
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i want to introduce my panel here. lisa renna, christina zsissh. stephanie elam at the governor's ball. can we go to stephanie? >> please come to me right now. i have alejandro -- please say it. how is it feeling that you're double fisted here with these two gentlemen? >> very heavy. these guys are very heavy, but i'm super proud and excited and ready to have a drink. >> what did you call that guy, ego? >> little brick? >> yeah. >> don't you think? >> but we're all obsessed with it, you said?
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>> i think our society is obsessed with it. we are looking at our bellies, instead of the nice people around and nature and things like that. >> did you write out what you were going to say or did you get up there off the top of your head? >> no, i honestly didn't expect to be there. and my wife said, do you have something? no, why? because i want to speak from the heart. she said you should have something. and then when they announce me, i said my wife was right. >> you always listen to the spouse. >> they're always right. so where are they going to go? >> they're going to go to my house. i think in the office, i have a little office where i kind of write and i have my books, so i think they will be book holders. >> you've got three though. >> i have a lot of books and cds and vino and music.
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>> very nice to meet you, alejandro. inairtu. >> inairtu. >> forget it. we can't say it. what are you talking about? so he's talking about wearing michael keaton's underwear. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome to the stage, my very dear friend, glom gazingo. >> you, my darling, my beautiful, my wickedly talented, idina menzel.
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>> you got it! >> i like e-dell dazeem better. >> neil patrick harris mentioned that. that was a lot of face touching. >> they were practicing that. they were talking about how close to get and they were trying to show there were no hard feelings. this was a redemption. >> and i think she became more famous than ever just from that moment. of course. it was fabulous. >> she has one of those names that don lemon would have a very hard time with. >> if i wasn't tethered to this chair, i'd get up. i want to preface this by saying i really like john travolta, i grew up watching him on
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""welcome back kotter."" >> talking about the hair. >> john. >> do you need to go there? don, really. >> love you, john travolta. >> do you need to go there? >> no. >> but i thought his hair. i'm just being honest. i thought his hair looked really good. he looked really young, and he looked fit. >> and -- >> he doesn't usually have that much hair is what i'm saying. >> what are you saying about that? >> expose. >> do you think you need to put that out, don lemon? >> what are you saying? has he had roots? has he had extensions? i'm unclear what's going on. >> i can't win for losing. >> you can say his hair looked great and he looked great. >> you're saying the women all looked young and fresh. >> does john travolta age? >> no. >> there you go. >> he's happy! [ laughter ]
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kick off their manolas. lisa renna. stephanie elam at the governor's ball. so we were talking about manolas. who are you wearing? >> i'm wearing jimmy choos. i'm slightly obsessed by these shoes. >> i've been looking at them too. they are gorgeous. >> and the outfit? >> christopher kane pants and milli vest. >> i like starting with the shoes. stuart wietsman. >> comfortable. >> and the dress? >> and the dress is mishka.
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>> my dress is maria lucia hohan. >> okay. >> oh, gosh, i forget the name of my earrings. jennifer ray is going to kill me. my stylist. >> who are you wearing, anthony? >> i'm wearing men's wearhouse. i've owned this for a long time, around the time "boyhood" started filming. but i have little cuff links made from a map of pittsburgh. my wife made them for me. otherwise. i'm a pretty ordinary person. >> these are d square, patent leather. >> are they comfortable? >> they're very comfortable. >> why the high heel? >> i don't know, i guess just to give you a lift in your tuxedo. it's the similar idea as a woman's shoe. >> like a platform. >> and this is armani, midnight
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blue. and these are from the special person in my life. sterling silver eternity band. >> can i mention my jewelry? >> quickly. >> i want those! >> by sidney garber. >> emotional moments. we're all emotional about our clothing. want to talk about graham moore, the writer from the imitation game. this hit home for a lot of people. >> i would like for this moment to be for that kid out there who feels like she's weird or different or she doesn't fit in anywhere. yes, you do. i promise you do. you do. stay weird. stay different. then when it's your turn and you are standing on this stage, please pass along the same message. thank you so much. i love you guys. >> very powerful. very powerful, very powerful moment. think about alan touring, what he stands for, mathematician who really was ostracized, did
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something wonderful during the war. >> arguably saved britain during the war. really led the fight against nazi germany. churchill said he was the single most important man in the victory against nazi germany, and then of course he ended up committing suicide. >> it is believed he committed suicide. some people don't believe he did. >> but the book that the film is based on, he committed suicide. now there is a huge movement in britain to have him and the 49,000 other gay men who were arrested and prosecuted for homosexual acts to be -- >> he has been, he has been pardoned by the queen. >> the tragedy of this story is here's a man who saved the world who was not welcoming him. >> he was threatened under the decency act. >> it was criminalized. >> and castrated, chemically
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castrated. >> he was given the choice to be chemically castrated or go to jail. >> here's the thing with graham moore. i'm pals with this guy. >> you know him? >> i know him well enough, i was shocked and surprised by what he said on stage. there are things that we never reveal about our past. sometimes they eat at us. even though those are the things that people can grab onto as a life raft. he took a moment that other people would be ashamed of and said this is who i am, from the biggest platform he could find. there are people out there whose lives were saved. >> you had an openly gay host, him talking about the movie, alan touring was talking about being gay, and gay rights and patricia arquette talking about women's rights, and "selma" talking about civil rights for everyone. john legend's comments very
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emotional. and people were crying as they were looking at this performance, as they were experiencing this performance tonight. i spoke to them earlier on the red carpet. take a listen to john legend and also common. >> you recognize this guy? hey, common, how are you? i'm doing well. are you excited? >> oh, man, i'm overly excited. super excited. if i could think of more adjectives, i would. this is one of the best days ever. >> we call it best song. but it's achievement in music. it is a beautiful tux. >> thank you. >> not only were you nominated for music, but you played james bevel in the movie. >> that experience helped me create the song. it's an honor to be a part of "selma", it's like being part of the movement that happened during these days and being an extension of what dr. king and those people created at that time. to be an actor is what generated me to be able to do a song for
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it. >> as i was watching it, i was thinking i can't believe there has been a feature film about dr. king. >> it's something. because this film actually came at the right time. as much as we know it should have been a film about dr. king, it happened in divine time, because what we saw what was going on in our country and see what is going on, it's like we need a dr. king now. so maybe through this film a lot of people will become educated on non-violent protests, how to strategize to make changes in an organized way and intelligent way, so -- >> hello, how are you! hi, christi. >> john legend is here. >> i'm not going to be section i -- sexist. who are you wearing? >> i'm wearing gucci. >> once you got together it
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poured out. >> we did it over the phone, actually. i was touring in london, and he was in l.a., and they were working on the edit of the film. and they said we need a song for the closing credits, and common called me and said i need help with a song. i wrote a chorus and the bridge and sent it to him, and he wrote the rap and we had a song. >> are you going to let a little rain stop you guys? >> of course not. this tent is going to stop the rain. i might get nervous when it's close to time to perform. i'll be nervous then. and then they announce the award after that is correct so i'll be nervous then. >> krissy, you look fabulous. >> thank you. >> they were good sports. and this performance, john stevens, and loni lin. that's her real name. what did you think of the performance? >> really mesmerizing. >> i had a long chat with john
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legend. and he was talking about how he doesn't get nervous, but he was nervous for the rehearsal of this. >> that john legend can sing, can't he? >> he's one of the greatest. >> there was emotion in the theater, emotion where i was. people were crying. they were laughing at each other because they were crying so much. it was one of those things where you start getting so emotional. i think after that performance, if anything else had won, it would have been a really bad moment. everything would not have been awesome. >> it was in common's body language. he was so happy to win that award, and i was so happy for him. i cried when they won. >> john legend has a great story about how when ava said to him i want you to write a stonge aong want you to win us an oscar. no pressure. him and common are great in the sum of their parts. this is a really historic song. >> why do you say that? >> i think the combination of that talent has produced this
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amazing performance, and this great song that will go on, it will live on. >> and i think it's so interesting that common is in the film and plays the part. and then. >> sings bevel. >> it's a whole different level. >> the more i think about it, "birdman" winning best picture seems very appropriate to me, because that was about an artist trying to do something meaningful. and you have "boyhood", and patricia arquette trying to do something meaningful. and "selma", which has relevance in terms of what's going on in race relations and how we treat people who look different than us. all across the board, "still alice", we're trying to say something meaningful. "birdman" was kind of the summation of that. >> cherish your parents. speaking of j.k., stephanie elam at the governor's ball. tell him congratulations.
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great performance, great win. >> don lemon says to tell you congratulations. great performance. >> thank you. >> going into this, earn was like, j.k. simmons is going to win, did you believe it? >> not 100%. there's human beings making decisions here, so it was a little nerve-wracking being the presumed guy they were going to name on the envelope. >> until they actually said your name. >> until they said it and i had to take a minute, like, yes, they said that correctly, so i wouldn't do the zoo lander thing. gave my wife a kiss and made the trip up there. i had to run like a half a mile to get up to the stage. >> you had to get your workout. now that you have this, what is the plan for your man here. let's lift him up. you're holding your statuette? >> i have several awards on the
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mini fridge. >> you're one of those men that everyone saw your face, may not have known your name, but now you're going to be household name man. how does that feel? >> weird, 60 year old, overnight success. >> just break in. >> i'm a rookie. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> best of luck to you and enjoy your family. take care. >> just genuine and nice. >> he's amazing. i asked him earlier, is there anything you can't do? and truly he can. he can do every single thing. steph. we'll get back to you. he's just turned 60 years old. he's been in the business 40 years. he's one of the great character actors of our time. >> this is a man who just won an oscar and plays the yellow m&m. and we know the insurance company jingle that neil patrick harris so beautifully delivered.
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and the range is mind-boggling. >> it proves that you can find and follow and achieve your dreams at any time in your life. just hold on. >> amen. he says the only thing he hasn't played is a woman. >> i think a lot of people don't understand actors like him are working actoring, this is a middle-class income. he may appear in a movie and play the dad, but that's a $20,000 job. now he gets to be famous and be considered for bigger roles. >> and we get to see him more. >> that's a win for everybody. >> even mother nature couldn't put a damper on the celebration here in hollywood tonight. we'll be back with more must-see moments at the 87th annual oscars. ♪
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you're looking at patricia arquette. she's getting her oscar engra d engraved. and they do it right there. >> what a great, great insight. >> what a night for her. what a night. she's had quite an evening. and not that she didn't have a voice, but she's really, i think you can say, found her voice. >> and i still wish that "boyhood" would have pulled through at the end. and i worry that, to take up anthony's point, the reflection of "birdman winning -- >> hold on, let's take a look at "birdman" winning. >> who gave this son of a [ bleep ] his green card -- "birdman." >> maybe next year the government will inflekt some rules on the academy. two mexicans. >> this is great fun.
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>> ah. >> michael keaton and alejandro even retu. >> it doesn't really reflect what was going on at the box office. and lisa made a got point that all actors are narcissists. and they make up the biggest voting block in the academy. >> so every actor is "birdman." >> it's true. my husband's "birdman." and every human being is battling the ego. >> wouldn't you rather do that and some commercial thing that everyone wants to see? >> meaningful and deep. >> but audiences sometimes want escapism. >> but i thought "boyhood" would win. >> i thought it would too. >> my pick was "theory of
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everything" or "selma." most of the people who vote is see themselves as that young man growing up, and they go, oh, this is a great movie. patricia arquette was great, but it was really slow at times. >> it was a movie about nothing in and of itself. >> but there is something to be said for applauding the ambition of a director. and the concept of it was absolutely brilliant. i'm surprised it got shut out. >> and richard ling letter died during the production. >> i asked, there was, it was in jest. >> oh. >> i thought it was -- >> how long, 12 years? >> 12 years. >> imagine that as just the undertaking of that alon is an amazing feat. i mean, it really is.
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>> but i thought it was great for -- >> executives to support it at a time when it's very difficult to do that. >> i thought it was great for patricia arquette. i love her even more now. you get to see -- it's hard, when i look back at video of myself, even from a year or two, my god, i've aged. but seriously, for one to look at herself over 12 years and, you know, having kids. she had her child while she was doing -- >> nobody says that about ethan hawke, though. >> you're a little bit vain. don't you look at yourself and go, wow. >> let me just take a selfie. [ laughter ] >> but you're right. the concept was amazing. >> and that he pulled it off and it was such an incredible task. it wasn't just a bunch of unknown actors who said oh, sure i'll be in this movie for 12 years. >> but i'm glad that "birdman",
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won. >> i love the critic in "birdman." i'm the gatekeeper, and i'm keeping you out. >> it's ego. >> her, that one, the woman. >> the critics really hated it. i loved it. i thought it was a great parody of the profession. and if you're new yorker and you go to broadway, you see that. >> you see that, yeah. >> everybody in "birdman", it's about laughing at yourself, the desire to take yourself seriously, and maybe we shouldn't take ourselves so seriously. >> i loved ed norton's performance. >> brilliant. >> fantastic. >> he was nominated, but i thought he was oscar worthy. >> j.k. simmons? >> everybody can't win. >> the brilliance. >> to oprah's point, it was a crowd appeal. >> and great performances, and to what we said earlier. anybody in any category could
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have won. and you can't be upset. >> i don't think you can say so-and-so was snubbed. we all have people we would have loved to have seen get the honor, but everybody was deserving. >> they usually honor a good film. they don't usually honor a film that's on the cutting edge. >> and "birdman" is, i think. >> this is a rarity, though, wonderful films, like "citizen kane" don't get the nod because they're ahead of their time. >> am i going to get sued if i say champagne wishes and caviar dreams? was that trademarked by -- >> go for it. >> robin leach. i'm robin leach. >> the ghost of robin leach. >> i think robin leach would love it. >> we have champagne wishes. bring some of that in. >> i think robin would be happy about it. >> bring it. >> we're going to do it afterwards. >> we get more to drink? >> can i just have the bottle?
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>> everybody's like, no more alcohol. >> i'm going to come do this all the time. >> i want more. >> they're playing us off, you hear that? our 45 seconds are up right now. we've got much more to come from hollywood, live from hollywood, as a matter of fact, so make sure you stay with us. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ great rates for great rides. geico motorcycle, see how much you could save. meet thsuperpower.ewest energy surprised? in fact, america is now the world's number one
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♪ oh, my. >> wow! >> wait a minute! >> woo! >> who's that guy, move out of the way! that was rita ora. >> that was her, that's her full body, are you kidding me? >> it looks like she has a tail. >> she does. it's a train. >> now you see why i was speechless earlier? >> and she wasn't even wearing that. >> welcome back to the winner, katrina zisch, lisa renna. [ laughter ] >> and anthony breznican. >> people are talking to me. it's the voices in my head.
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i want to know who you guys think the star of this evening of stars was. >> for me, it was patricia arquette. i loved her speech about women getting the paid the same as men. i'm all about equality. >> cheers to that. what do you think? >> i'm going for eddie redmayne, because i loved an intelligent, talented, young, 33-year-old guy who we're seeing is going to be the future of hollywood. and it gets me excited for what's to come. >> and you totally have a crush on him. >> and he's so hot. cheers to that. >> my husband's somewhere and he didn't hear that. >> i'm going to go with graham moore, because i think that that was a very, very powerful moment on so many levels, and very brave and very courageous. >> so graham moore -- >> i second what you say. you took mine. graham moore. i'll go with the non-serious one. he gave it a fantastic speech
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where he talked about despair as a young man and thinking he didn't even want to go on, and instead, here he is now collecting an oscar and following his dream of being a writer. i think that's a wonderful thing to share. >> writer of "imitation game" talking about the man who basically took his life because he was prosecuted for being gay. >> since you already took graham moore, i'll go with glo glom glazine. we don't get to make them on the oscars, but he d i thought it was nice closure. >> shouldn't you be touching her face when you do that? >> they practiced that, man, i don't know. >> when anyone owns something, i think it's great. >> stephanie elam, who was your star of stars this evening? >> 2345's a tough one. because when you meet people in person it changes things a
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little bit. but i would say, david eye el owe's shoes. rita ora's dress is fantastic. >> neil patrick harris and his husband. they were fantastic. >> how about lady gaga. >> lady gaga rocked it. >> some people thought she was lip synching. >> what? >> she came backstage, and she was bawling her eyes out, she got tripped up on her gown. almost stumbled into eddie murphy who was about to go present the screenplay award. she caught herself at the last minute. there was a moment of very severe awkwardness, and she said, i'm going to get a drink. >> you know what? lady gaga should be proud of herself. she has a beautiful voice. spectacular. >> i thought all of the voices -- >> it was an emotional night.
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>> even tim mcgraw. >> that was beautiful. >> a beautiful moment. and -- >> i think it was a really great show. >> performers get caught up in the moment, and they meet people who inspire them. >> that leads perfectly into my star of stars tonight. i thought my star of stars were, well, two of them, actually. common and john legend. i thought their performances were amazing, and their performance together. and i thought them, their speeches. as, common was like, did he memorize this? is there a teleprompter? and he was so passionate about it and john legend as well. so congratulations to them and to all the stars. >> all the winners, all the nominees. >> how about the people who didn't win. they did great work anyway. they're some of the best of the year. they go home without a trophy. they did damn good work, even i think that's worth drinking too as well. >> it was an honor to be nominated and an honor to be here and to be with you guys. >> thanks, don, that was fun.
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>> cheers! >> let's go to some parties. >> let's go to in and out burger. >> and then crash some parties. >> let's go. bye, everybody. >> thanks for >> bye, everybody. >> thanks for watching. see you in a few hours cnn tonight at ten:p.m. eastern -- 10:00 p.m. eastern. i'll be back in new york anchoring my show. our live coverage continues with rosemary church and errol barnett at the cnn center in atlanta. good night. ♪

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