Slumdog Millionaire, starring Dev Patel and Freida Pinto, directed by Danny Boyle.
Sean Penn, Milk
Kate Winslet, The Reader
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
After several rounds of chemotherapy last year, Robin Roberts looked gorgeous as she co-hosted the pre-Oscars show on ABC.
One of the best moments of the red-carpet coverage was when the kids from Slumdog Millionaire were interviewed by Lisa Rinna.
Beyoncé performed an ode to the return of musicals with host Hugh Jackman and the stars of High School Musical and Mamma Mia!
Robert Downey Jr. didn't win for his supporting role. And Cuba Gooding Jr., in a mocking of Downey Jr.'s character in Tropic Thunder, asked if he was "out of his mind," for playing a black man.
Looking beautful in a deep blue gown, Queen Latifah sang a tribute to movie stars who died in 2008.
Although neither won for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson looked absolutely stunning.