Oscars 2014: Best and worst moments

Sisterly love
Chiwetel Ejiofor (pictured with Sari Mercer) has a sister, Zain Asher, who works for CNN and took time to record a special message for her brother. E! News played the message for the lead actor nominee Ejiofor, who seemed visibly moved by watching the video live on the red carpet.
(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

Highs and lows at the Academy Awards: Lupita Nyong’o and Matthew McConaughey demonstrate their speech-giving skills, Ellen DeGeneres does a selfie, and John Travolta mangles a name.
By Patrick Kevin Day

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