From Ellen's selfie to Poitier's best actor win: 12 unforgettable Oscar moments
CBC Arts takes a look at some of our favourite moments from Hollywood's biggest night
The selfie that broke Twitter
Ellen DeGeneres, who hosted the 2014 Oscars, posted the first image ever to break the one million retweet mark on Twitter with this star-studded selfie.
If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/oscars?src=hash">#oscars</a> <a href="http://t.co/C9U5NOtGap">pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap</a>—@TheEllenShow
'Did I really earn this, or did I just wear you all down?'
Sandra Bullock cemented her reputation as one of Hollywood's classiest winners with her tearful best actress acceptance speech in 2010.
Heath Ledger wins best supporting actor award
Australian Heath Ledger, who died from an accidental drug overdose in 2008, won a posthumous best supporting actor Oscar for his portrayal of the Joker in The Dark Knight.
Scorsese's one, and only, directorial Oscar came in 2007
Hollywood heavyweight director Martin Scorsese won his first Oscar for 2007's The Departed, which also won best picture that year.
Adrien Brody's unsolicited smooch a shocker
Adrien Brody famously planted a surprise kiss on presenter Halle Berry after his best actor win for his role in The Pianist in 2003.
Woody Allen makes an appearance post 9/11
The actor and director broke his decades-long string of absences from the Academy Awards in 2002 when he turned up to pay tribute to his hometown of New York City.
Halle Berry and Denzel Washington win best actress and actor Oscars
The 2002 Academy Awards was the first and only time two African-American performers won both top acting categories.
Roberto Benigni steals the show during his Life Is Beautiful acceptance speech
In perhaps one of the most flamboyant acceptance celebrations ever, Italian director and actor Roberto Benigni shocked and delighted audience members when he jumped from chair to chair on his way to the stage in 1999.
Sally 'you like me' Field gave one of the most misquoted speeches in Oscar history
In Sally Field's 1985 acceptance speech, the Oscar winner actually said: "I can't deny the fact you like me" while receiving the best actress award for her role in Places in the Heart.
Marlon Brando turned down 1973 best actor Oscar
Sacheen Littlefeather appeared on stage in place of Marlon Brando, who declined the best actor Oscar for his role in The Godfather.