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Oscars 2017: The 21 Best, Worst and Most Uncomfortable Moments

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Denzel Washington officiating a wedding. Seth Rogen breaking into an impromptu Hamilton performance. Oh, and La La Land incorrectly being named Best Picture. Those were just a few of the truly bizarre things that took place at the 89th Annual Academy Awards.

VideosOscars 2017 Stunner: La La Land Mistakenly Named Best Picture; Moonlight Actual Winner

Late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel managed to do a decent job as Oscars host — which, if you haven’t repressed all memories of James Franco and Anne Hathaway’s 2011 hosting stint, you’ll know is no small feat. Sure, we could’ve done without his tired banter with frenemy Matt Damon, »


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Oscars 2017 Stunner: La La Land Mistakenly Named Best Picture; Moonlight Actual Winner

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In a stunning and unprecedented gaffe, La La Land was incorrectly named Best Picture by co-presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway at Sunday’s 89th annual Academy Awards instead of the actual winner, Moonlight.

Watch: Moment where crew/cast of ‘La La Land’ realizes a mistake had been made and ‘Moonlight’ actually won Best Picture. #Oscars pic.twitter.com/WCCopwsJ66

Good Morning America (@Gma) February 27, 2017

The glitch was discovered shortly after Team La La Land had taken to the stage to accept the trophy, prompting one of the movie’s producers, Jordan Horowitz, to walk to the microphone and declare Moonlight the true victor. »


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Oscars: La La Land 'Wins' Best Picture

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Update: Not So fast — Moonlight was the winner!

In the end, Hollywood’s love for La La Land (aka itself) proved insurmountable. Or so we thought.

The Ryan Gosling-Emma Stone song-and-dance drama was incorrectly named best picture of the year Sunday at the 89th annual Academy Awards. Moonlight was the actual winner. (Click here for the full story.)

All told, the film still won six trophies, including Best Actress for Emma Stone and Best Director for Damien Chazelle.

VideosOscars 2017: Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor for Manchester by the Sea

La La Land entered the ceremony with a leading 14 nominations, »


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Oscars 2017: Emma Stone Wins Best Actress for La La Land

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A musical dreamer, a civil rights icon, a fashionable First Lady, a vengeful businesswoman and a talentless “singer” faced off Sunday for one of the Oscars‘ most coveted honors.

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Five of Hollywood’s finest actresses — Emma Stone (La La Land), Ruth Negga (Loving), Natalie Portman (Jackie), Isabelle Huppert (Elle) and Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins) — were nominated for Best Actress at the 89th Academy Awards. But only one would hear her name announced by presenter Leonardo DiCaprio, and that actress turned out to be… Stone!

Emma Stone gives emotional #Oscars »


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Oscars 2017: Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor for Manchester by the Sea

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Casey Affleck has added to the shiny, new Golden Globe on his mantel, winning Best Actor at Sunday night’s 89th annual Academy Awards, for his performance in Manchester by the Sea.

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In the slow-burn drama about grief and forgiveness, Affleck plays a man who looks after his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies.

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To grab gold, Affleck bested fellow nominees Denzel Washington (Fences), Ryan Gosling (La La Land), Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge) and Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic »


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John Legend Brings La La Land to the Oscars — Watch and Grade His Medley

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And the Academy Award for Best Impressions of Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling goes to… John Legend!

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During Sunday’s Oscars, Legend performed “Audition (The Fools Who Dream)” and “City of Stars” — originally sung by Stone and Gosling, respectively — the numbers from La La Land nominated for Best Original Song:

watch @johnlegend charm the #Oscars with a song from #Lalaland pic.twitter.com/5NntBU3grY

— The Daily Dot (@dailydot) February 27, 2017

Though it would have been nice to see Stone and Gosling perform their tracks live, »


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Oscar Winner Asghar Farhadi Skips Awards in Protest of President Trump's Travel Ban — Watch Full Statement

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One of the biggest moments at the 89th Academy Awards came courtesy of someone who wasn’t even there.

VideosOscars 2017: Viola Davis Wins Best Supporting Actress for Fences

The Salesman‘s writer-director Asghar Farhadi (pictured above at the 2014 Oscars) won the award for Best Foreign Language Film, but chose not to attend the event in protest of President Donald Trump’s recent travel ban against several nations, including Farhadi’s home country of Iran.

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Instead, the following statement was read on his behalf:

It’s a »


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The Walking Dead Recap: In a Pickle

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If Sunday’s episode of The Walking Dead had revealed that things had gone badly for Eugene at the Sanctuary, nobody would have been surprised, right? But was anyone not shocked when it appeared that, instead, he himself had gone bad? Is this the beginning of the “treachery from people we trust” that we were forewarned was coming? Would Abraham’s Bff really betray Alexandria for access to video games and a jar of gherkins? Or is he merely snowing Negan & Co.? Read on, then we’ll discuss in the comments section.

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Big Little Lies Recap: Rough Love

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Need to catch up? Check out the previous Big Little Lies recap here.

The skeletons keep piling up in the Monterey moms’ closets this week on Big Little Lies. (And what amazing closets they are!)

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Week 2 reveals the full, awful truth about Celeste’s rocky relationship with her husband Perry. We first saw him get rough with her last week, and he actually apologizes for that and agrees to go to therapy. But then he gets frustrated when he can’t meet the boys’ teachers on the first day of school, »


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Homeland Recap: Quinn's Not Crazy! You're Crazy!

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Need to catch up? Check out the previous Homeland recap here.

Homeland‘s Peter Quinn may be a certified whack job, but he does seem to have stumbled upon a massive conspiracy — and this week, someone gets caught in the crossfire.

Carrie waits at the police station to see Quinn, after last week’s unpleasantness. But a cop tells her he’s been shipped off to Bellevue, and he’s on lockdown for the next 72 hours, so she can’t see him. But she does show Quinn’s photos of the Black-Hatted Guy and the Medina Medley vans to Conlin. »


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Oscars 2017: Viola Davis Wins Best Supporting Actress for Fences

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She went in the odds-on favorite and came out a winner.

As predicted by Oscar prognosticators far and wide, Viola Davis took home the Best Supporting Actress trophy at Sunday’s 89th annual Academy Awards for her raw, visceral work in Fences.

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In her emotional acceptance speech, Davis said, “There’s one place that all the people with the greatest potential are gathered, and that’s the graveyard. People ask me all the time, ‘What kind of stories do you wan to tell, Viola?’ and I say, “Exhume those bodies. »


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New York Times Ad Vows to Fight Trump's 'Alternative Facts' With Truth

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The Gray Lady’s satin, opera-length gloves are off.

During Sunday night’s broadcast of the 89th annual Academy Awards on ABC, the New York Times was set to debut a commercial that takes aim at the “alternative facts” that have been coming from President Donald Trump’s administration since he took office last month, by vowing to counter them with the truth.

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After a series of “The truth is…” statements, displayed in plain text on a white background, target the travel ban, illicit ties to Russia and such »


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Lin-Manuel Miranda, 'Moana' Perform at the Oscars — Watch and Grade It

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Three years after John Travolta introduced the world to “Adele Dazeem,” Disney’s newest princess took to the Oscars stage for a memorable performance.

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Auli’i Cravalho, the voice behind Moana‘s titular heroine, shared the spotlight with songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda for a dramatic rendition of “How Far I’ll Go,” one of five nominees for Best Original Song at this year’s ceremony.

Miranda introduced Cravalho (via an original rap, naturally), who belted the show’s main ballad in a long red dress, surrounded by dancers mimicking the sea:

How Far I’ll Go, »


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Oscars: Jimmy Kimmel Shreds Trump, Mel Gibson in Monologue — Grade It!

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Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel wasted no time in addressing the tense political climate in his monologue… and taking a swing at a controversial nominee.

Talking about how divided we are as a country, Kimmel admitted he wasn’t brave enough to try to unite anyone: “There’s only one Braveheart in this room,” he said, pointing out Best Director nominee Mel Gibson. “And he’s not gonna unite us, either.” He also complimented Gibson: “Mel, you look great. I think the Scientology is working.”

RelatedOscars 2017: Mahershala Ali Wins Best Supporting Actor for Moonlight

Kimmel went on to say he »


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Oscars 2017: Mahershala Ali Wins Best Supporting Actor for Moonlight

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Moonlight shined early at the 89th annual Academy Awards on Sunday night, where Mahershala Ali claimed the night’s first prize, for Best Supporting Actor.

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In the acclaimed Moonlight, Ali plays Juan, a Miami drug dealer who acts as surrogate father to a young boy who struggles with a crack-addicted mom (played by Naomie Harris) and perpetual bullying.

Mahershala Ali thanks his wife, celebrates newborn daughter during #Oscars acceptance speech https://t.co/LOhkJ3ZP65 pic.twitter.com/BFToiQdsKl

ABC News (@ABC) February 27, 2017

In accepting his Oscar, Ali said, »


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