10 Things We Learned from Oscars 2013
10. A PRADA STAR SHOULD NOT WEAR PRADA
What may have been Best Supporting Actress winner ‘s fashion nod to her 2006 movie The Devil Wears Prada actually pointed out something else altogether: The pale pink Prada gown she donned at Sunday’s show was this year’s ‘s My Right Leg, inspiring a Twitter parody account dedicated to the Les Mis star’s exclamation points of the night.
9. WHEN ANG WINS ALL BETS ARE OFF
Like peanut butter and jelly or, say, and trophies, Best Picture and Best Director honors usually go hand-in-hand. But throw the Taiwanese director into the mix and be prepared for an Oscars shakeup, with Lee taking directing honors and Argo winning Best Picture. The last time the Life of Pi helmer did a number on the Academy was in 2006 – when he snagged directing honors for Brokeback Mountain and Best Picture went to Crash.
8. YOU CAN MAKE A GRACEFUL FALL
As if it was possible, we fell even more in love with Best Actress winner as she took a tumble on her way up to accept her prize, which, of course, gave her the perfect self-deprecating material for her acceptance speech: “You guys are just standing up ‘cause you feel bad that I fell.” See, now that’s a silver lining.
7. UH, CHARLIZE CAN DANCE?!
6. IT'S A SEXY MEN REUNION BASH!
What can we say – we have good taste. Seven of PEOPLE’s Sexiest Men Alive alumni turned heads at the Oscars, including (1996), (1997 and 2006), Richard Gere (1999), (2002), (2008), (2011) and reigning stud, . Humble brag: that includes three out of the five lead actor nominees (Cooper, Jackman and Washington).
5. CHICAGO IS HOLLYWOOD'S KIND OF TOWN
Eleven years after all that jazz, the musical-themed movie cast stole the spotlight from Dreamgirls and even the nominated Les Mis with a rollicking performance from and a reunion of former costars , Richard Gere and . No surprise here: Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron also produced Chicago back in 2002.
4. QUVENZHANé IS A PARTY ANIMAL
3. HEIDI'S CLEAVAGE WILL UPSTAGE TWO KARDASHIANS
2. OSCARS DIPLOMACY: FLOTUS AND TED
Where in the world can a foul-mouthed, weirdly life-like creature of host Seth MacFarlane’s creation and First Lady be in the same room? Why, at the Oscars! They didn’t exactly share the stage, but if these two polar opposites can come together for an evening, a joint Congressional session shouldn’t be that hard, right?
1. NAMED JENNIFER? YOU'RE IN LUCK!
So what’s in a name? Three of the evening’s leading ladies shared the same moniker – and one helluva night. received an aww-ward-worthy shout-out from husband in his Best Picture acceptance speech, Silver Linings Playbook’s took home the Oscar for Best Actress, and got to take home fiancé Justin Theroux.