But he was favourite to finally take home the best actor Academy Award this year for his gruelling portrayal of a fur trapper left for dead in an icy wilderness after being mauled by a bear. The night's other big upset went to University School of Milwaukee alum Mark Rylance, who knocked out sentimental favorite Sylvester Stallone for best supporting actor .
There was a second iconic role reprised this year but in heartbreak for Sylvester Stallone, his Rocky Balboa was crushed by Mark Rylance of Bridge of Spies who won Best Supporting Actor . Best documentary went to Asif Kapadia's Amy Winehouse portrait, " Amy ". However, Indian-American Pixar artist Sanjay Patel's animated short " Sanjay's Super Team ", which tells the story of an immigrant community and "a family of colour", lost the Oscar to Chilean film " Bear Story ".
The Massachusetts case was initially taken out in December 2014 by Tamara Green, a model and nightclub signer, who claimed that Cosby - once renowned for family-friendly comedy - drugged and sexually abused her.
Syria's Al-Watan daily, which is close to the government, said on Sunday that those maps were still being "kept secret". Russian warplanes struck targets in five towns in northern and central Syria on Sunday - the second day of a cessation-of-hostilities agreement between Syria's Assad regime and opposition forces.
Recent polls show Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are still the frontrunners in the race, but a local voter told 22News he wouldn't be surprised if the other candidates started to gain momentum. There are two presidential candidates right now not disclosing information: "Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump", Haley said. The poll of Texas was conducted February 18-23 of 537 likely GOP primary voters with a margin of error of +/- 4.2 percentage points and 381 likely Democratic primary ...
Another surprise: while last year's Best Director victor Alejandro Inarritu won Best Director for The Revenant - becoming the first director in 65 years to win that prize in back-to-back years - the movie itself lost to Spotlight for Best Picture .