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Oscars 2014’s 25 Best and Worst Moments

From Ellen’s A-list selfie to McConaughey’s “All right all right all right,” the moments that had everybody talking


It was expected that 12 Years a Slave would walk away with Best Picture, that Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto would officially join the ranks of Oscar winners and that Gravity would sweep the technical awards. But as with every Academy Awards show, there were always a handful of moments that shocked, delighted, disappointed or downright amazed us. Here are 25 of the highs and the lows that last night's marathon-length ceremony had to offer. 

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WORST: Idina Menzel Oversings ‘Let It Go’

Onscreen, this Broadway show-ready ode to empowerment is a showstopper; singing it live at the Oscars, the Wicked star turned the whole song into one long yell, working both the sustained high notes and the tamer parts of the verses with the exact same lets-put-on-show gusto. This is what trying way to hard looks like.