The most anticipated film event of the year has come and gone… It’s left us with ups, downs, some “yeah, saw that coming,” some surprises (best picture, anyone), and some “YES” moments (Leo).
For those of you who missed the Oscars, here’s a rundown of some of the best moments – as well as a list of all the winners.
Here’s Chris Rock addressing the racial controversy over this year’s Oscars in the most awesome way possible…
Here’s Leonardo DiCaprio FINALLY winning his first Oscar after a 27 year career and four prior nominations for his roles in What’s Eating Gilbert (1994), The Aviator (2005), Blood Diamond (2008), and The Wolf of Wall Street (2013). And he also takes the time to address climate change during his acceptance speech – like the badass he is.
Here’s Lady Gaga’s moving performance of her song “Till it Happens to You” which turned out to be a powerful message about sexual-abuse.
Here’s Spotlight winning Best Picture, to everyone’s surprise. The film is the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of child molestation and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese.
Here’s Alejandro González Iñárritu winning his second Oscar in a row for Best Director! This is the first time in over 60 years for someone to win two Oscars in a row, and the third time in Oscar history.
And here’s the full list of this year’s Oscar winners:
Best picture: “Spotlight”
Best director: Alejandro González Iñárritu, “The Revenant”
Best actor & actress: Leonardo DiCaprio, “The Revenant” & Brie Larson, “Room”
Best supporting actor & actress: Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies” & Alicia Vikander, “The Danish Girl”
Best original screenplay: “Spotlight” – Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy
Best adapted screenplay: “The Big Short” – Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
Best foreign language film: “Son of Saul” (Hungary)
Best cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, “The Revenant”
Best animated feature: “Inside Out”
Best animated short film: “Bear Story”
Best documentary feature: “Amy”
Best documentary short: “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”
Best live action short: “Stutterer”
Best original score: Ennio Morricone, “The Hateful Eight”
Best original song: “Writing’s On The Wall” from “Spectre”, Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith
Best visual effects: “Ex Machina”
Best film editing: “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best production design: “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best costume design: “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best makeup and hairstyling: “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best sound mixing: “Mad Max: Fury Road”
Best sound editing: “Mad Max: Fury Road”