SPECIAL POST-OSCARS EDITION
‘I became an artist–and thank God I did–because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life.’
Viola Davis, accepting the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and becoming the first black performer to win the triple crown of acting: an Emmy, a Tony and an Oscar.
Those who felt that the ceremony was too long at more than 3 ½ hours related to a shot of Chrissy Teigen pretending to sleep on husband John Legend’s shoulder.
After 21 nominations, sound mixer Kevin O’Connell finally won his first Oscar, for World War II action drama Hacksaw Ridge, breaking the award show’s longest losing streak.
Indie underdog Moonlight won Best Picture on a paltry $1.5 million budget, becoming the least expensive winner in history (adjusted for inflation).
The Internet enjoyed the brief reunion of two Mickey Mouse Club alumni: Best Original Song nominee Justin Timberlake and Best Actor nominee Ryan Gosling.
Mahershala Ali, who won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Moonlight, became the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar.
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DC Comics villain movie Suicide Squad surprised audiences by winning an Oscar, for makeup and hairstyling, though it was widely panned upon its 2016 release.
Moana star Auli’i Cravalho, 16, was hit in the head by a prop wave while performing the Oscar-nominated original song “How Far I’ll Go.”
The “In Memoriam” segment included a photograph of a living woman, Australian producer Jan Chapman, instead of Australian costume designer Janet Patterson, who died last year.
During a gag in which host Jimmy Kimmel unloaded unsuspecting tour bus passengers into the theater, Kimmel made fun of the name of one of the tourists, an Asian-American woman.
People online mocked Nicole Kidman’s unusual style of clapping, during which only her palms touched while her fingers pointed away from each other.
Moments before he accidentally slipped the wrong envelope to Best Picture presenters, resulting in a historic snafu, PricewaterhouseCoopers accountant Brian Cullinan broke the rules by tweeting a photo of Emma Stone backstage.
This appears in the March 13, 2017 issue of TIME.