5 memorable moments from the Oscars

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TORONTO — Couldn’t stay up late for the three-and-a-half-hour 86th Academy Awards on Sunday night?

Here are some highs and lows from Hollywood’s big night:

Liza dissed… but keeps her Oscar

Liza Minnelli appeared slightly put off when Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres called her “one of the most amazing Liza Minnelli impersonators I’ve ever seen in my entire life.” DeGeneres added: “Good job, sir.” But Minnelli seemed moved by Pink’s powerhouse performance of “Over the Rainbow,” a song made famous by Minnelli’s mother Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz.

Minnelli also got to keep the Best Actress Oscar she won in 1973 for Cabaret. In January, she promised Matthew McConaughey: “Honey, if you don’t win the Academy Award, I’m giving you mine.” McConaughey won.

Travolta renames Idina Menzel

John Travolta raised eyebrows and set off a social media storm when he read a glowing introduction to performer Idina…

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