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Best Oscar Quotes: ‘This Is Not a Joke … ‘Moonlight’ Has Won Best Picture’ and More

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It’s hard to beat Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway’s “La La Land” best picture mix-up, but there were some other quotes from the Oscars telecast that deserve to be mentioned. In case you missed them, here are ten of the best quotes from the 2017 Academy Awards. – “Moonlight, you guys won best picture. This is not a joke,… Read more »

Biggest Oscar Snubs and Surprises: ‘Moonlight’ Takes Top Prize, Denzel Misses Out

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The Oscars gave us the biggest shock ever, not only with “La La Land” being unseated but with the show announcing the wrong best picture winner. While everyone will be talking about it for years, there were some other surprises on Hollywood’s big night. SURPRISE: Best Picture, “Moonlight” What more can be said about the… Read more »

Emma Stone Wins Her First Oscar for ‘La La Land’

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Emma Stone reached for the stars and grasped them on Sunday night. She won the best actress Oscar for her performance as aspiring actress/dreamer Mia in the musical “La La Land.” Stone had widely been considered the frontrunner after winning awards from the Screen Actors Guild, the British Academy, and at the Golden Globes. Her… Read more »

Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism

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You can always expect surprises at the Oscars, but knowing where to expect them is the trick. This year, they came early and often. The critically loathed “Suicide Squad” became an Academy Award winner, for best makeup and hairstyling. “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” shot out of nowhere with a costume design victory… Read more »

Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’

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Casey Affleck won the best lead actor prize for his performance in “Manchester by the Sea” at Sunday night’s Oscars. Affleck capped off a dominant winning streak with the victory, having won 30-plus critics prizes throughout the fall and winter, as well as the British Academy award. The only bump in the road came at… Read more »

‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History

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Damien Chazelle claimed the best director award at Sunday’s Oscars celebration for “La La Land.” Chazelle ran through a list of thank yous from the Dolby Theatre stage, including one for his fellow contender, and the film’s composer, Justin Hurwitz, who won earlier in the evening. “Thank you for carrying this dream for me,” he said…. Read more »

Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Mean Tweets’ Segment Gets Spotlight at Oscars

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“Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” just got an Oscars edition. During the ceremony, a pre-recorded “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” segment aired with this year’s biggest performers reading — you guessed it — mean tweets about themselves. Jeff Bridges, Emma Stone, Tilda Swinton, Felicity Jones, Samuel L. Jackson, Miles Teller, and more read the insults in the video, causing the audience… Read more »

Most Political Oscars Ever? Kimmel, Hollywood Call Out Trump

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Politics was pervasive at this year’s Oscar telecast — Jimmy Kimmel’s monologue, acceptance speeches, even the reaction to the biggest flub in Academy history. After it was made apparent that Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway revealed the wrong winner — it should have been “Moonlight” instead of “La La Land” — the instant reaction on… Read more »