Host Jimmy Kimmel, left, and presenter Warren Beatty discuss the results of best picture as the casts of “La La Land” and “Moonlight,” winner of best picture, react on stage at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES—Oscar winner, take two.
Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight—not, as it turned out, La La Land—won best picture at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar ups
- Viola Davis. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Viola Davis won the 2017 Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in Fences. She then delivered one of the evening’s most noteworthy speeches. Watch and read a transcript of it here:
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- Iranian director Asghar Farhadi poses for his film “the Salesman” during the premier in Paris, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s film The Salesman has won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. But Farhadi had boycotted the Oscars in protest of Donald Trump’s travel ban, which had attempted to block arrivals in America from seven predominantly Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Syria and Yemen.
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- Chazelle (left) wrote La La Land years ago with Gosling and Stone (right)
in mind; only after Whiplash’s success did he get to make the film he’d always wanted. (Miguel Aguilar/PacificCoastNews)
Watching the Oscars tonight, I’ll be rooting for Moonlight over La La Land. But in what has turned out to be a David & Goliath culture war in the contest for Best Picture, I’m alarmed by all the ideological venom that is being directed at La La Land“. A recent Guard
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