Oscars 2015: 'Birdman' Wins Best Original Screenplay

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The awards are being handed out Sunday night in Hollywood.

Birdman took home the Academy Award for best original screenplay on Sunday night.

The film beat out Nightcrawler, Foxcatcher, Boyhood and The Grand Budapest Hotel to take home the Oscar.  

Eddie Murphy took to the stage to present the award to Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr. and Armando Bo, who scored the film's second award of the evening. Birdman claimed its first win for best cinematography earlier in the night.

At last year's awards show, Her, written by director Spike Jonze, took home the honor. 

Neil Patrick Harris is hosting the 87th annual Academy Awards, which is being broadcast live on ABC from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. 

Read more coverage of the Oscars here, and check out all the night's fashions on Pret-a-Reporter.

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