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'12 Years a Slave' makes history with best picture Oscar

Winners Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor, Cate Blanchett for Best Actress, Lupita Nyong'o for Best Supporting Actress and Jared Leto for Best Supporting Actor hold their Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Winners Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor, Cate Blanchett for Best Actress, Lupita Nyong'o for Best Supporting Actress and Jared Leto for Best Supporting Actor hold their Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014...more

Winners Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor, Cate Blanchett for Best Actress, Lupita Nyong'o for Best Supporting Actress and Jared Leto for Best Supporting Actor hold their Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Director and producer Steve McQueen (R) celebrates after accepting the Oscar for best picture with Lupita Nyong'o (L) at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Director and producer Steve McQueen (R) celebrates after accepting the Oscar for best picture with Lupita Nyong'o (L) at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Director and producer Steve McQueen (R) celebrates after accepting the Oscar for best picture with Lupita Nyong'o (L) at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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An image posted by Oscars show host Ellen DeGeneres (bottom row, 4th L) on her Twitter account shows movie stars, including Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep (bottom row L-3rd L), Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o, Angelina Jolie (top row L-R) and Bradley Cooper (bottom row, 2nd R), as well as Nyong'o's brother Peter (bottom row, R), posing for a picture taken by Cooper at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Ellen DeGeneres/Handout via Reuters

An image posted by Oscars show host Ellen DeGeneres (bottom row, 4th L) on her Twitter account shows movie stars, including Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep (bottom row L-3rd L), Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt,...more

An image posted by Oscars show host Ellen DeGeneres (bottom row, 4th L) on her Twitter account shows movie stars, including Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep (bottom row L-3rd L), Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o, Angelina Jolie (top row L-R) and Bradley Cooper (bottom row, 2nd R), as well as Nyong'o's brother Peter (bottom row, R), posing for a picture taken by Cooper at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Ellen DeGeneres/Handout via Reuters
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Cast member Brad Pitt (C) accepts the Oscar for best picture from presenter Will Smith as director and producer Steve McQueen (L) take the stage at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Cast member Brad Pitt (C) accepts the Oscar for best picture from presenter Will Smith as director and producer Steve McQueen (L) take the stage at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Cast member Brad Pitt (C) accepts the Oscar for best picture from presenter Will Smith as director and producer Steve McQueen (L) take the stage at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Producer Brad Pitt talks as he and Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kliner, director Steve McQueen and Anthony Katagas accept the Oscar for best picture for "12 Years A Slave" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Producer Brad Pitt talks as he and Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kliner, director Steve McQueen and Anthony Katagas accept the Oscar for best picture for "12 Years A Slave" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy...more

Producer Brad Pitt talks as he and Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kliner, director Steve McQueen and Anthony Katagas accept the Oscar for best picture for "12 Years A Slave" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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(L-R) Best actor winner Matthew McConaughey, best actress winner Cate Blanchett, best supporting actress winner Lupita Nyong'o and best supporting actor winner Jared Leto pose with their Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni

(L-R) Best actor winner Matthew McConaughey, best actress winner Cate Blanchett, best supporting actress winner Lupita Nyong'o and best supporting actor winner Jared Leto pose with their Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California...more

(L-R) Best actor winner Matthew McConaughey, best actress winner Cate Blanchett, best supporting actress winner Lupita Nyong'o and best supporting actor winner Jared Leto pose with their Oscars at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni
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Matthew McConaughey accepts the Oscar for best actor for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Matthew McConaughey accepts the Oscar for best actor for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Matthew McConaughey accepts the Oscar for best actor for his role in "Dallas Buyers Club" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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Best actress winner Cate Blanchett poses with her Oscar backstage at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Best actress winner Cate Blanchett poses with her Oscar backstage at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Best actress winner Cate Blanchett poses with her Oscar backstage at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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Lupita Nyong'o, poses with her award for best supporting actress for her role in "12 Years a Slave" with presenter Christoph Waltz at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni

Lupita Nyong'o, poses with her award for best supporting actress for her role in "12 Years a Slave" with presenter Christoph Waltz at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni

Lupita Nyong'o, poses with her award for best supporting actress for her role in "12 Years a Slave" with presenter Christoph Waltz at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni
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Alfonso Cuaron poses with the award for best director and best film editing for "Gravity" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni

Alfonso Cuaron poses with the award for best director and best film editing for "Gravity" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni

Alfonso Cuaron poses with the award for best director and best film editing for "Gravity" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014 REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni
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Tim Webber (L), Chris Lawrence, David Shirk and Neil Corbould pose with their award for best visual effects for their film "Gravity" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni

Tim Webber (L), Chris Lawrence, David Shirk and Neil Corbould pose with their award for best visual effects for their film "Gravity" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni

Tim Webber (L), Chris Lawrence, David Shirk and Neil Corbould pose with their award for best visual effects for their film "Gravity" at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California March 2, 2014. REUTERS/ Mario Anzuoni
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