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12 Years a Slave named Best Picture at the Oscars

British director Steve McQueen's film 12 Years a Slave has been named Best Picture at the Oscars. Other winners include Best Actor Matthew McConaughey for Dallas Buyers Club and Best Actress Cate Blanchette for Blue Jasmine.

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Oscars audience eats pizza thanks to host Ellen

Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep and Chiwetel Ejiofor were among the stars that got stuck into some pizza during the Oscars.

Brad Pitt and 12 Years a Slave's Chiwetel Ejiofor take some pizza during the Oscars ceremony. Credit: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Host Ellen DeGeneres brought in a pizza delivery guy and offered the tasty treat to the star-studded audience, who gladly got involved.

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