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Until next year my friends and fellow cinema dwellers - keep watching movies :) Peace x
Ok, so, the show ended on a SHOCK win and Michael Keaton eating Girl Scout cookies. Black lives matter!
Even what's happening in Vatican City right now, this is pretty funny.
Alejandro and George must be freaking out right now. Seriously, WHAT!?
I can honestly say, I did NOT see that coming.
And the Oscar for BEST PICTURE goes to... SPOTLIGHT.
Sorry, It's Morgan Freeman. He's also God too FYI. So yes, God himself is presenting BEST PICTURE.
It's the GPS guy!
Leo take this chance to talk about Climate Change. Always a champion for the planet, good on ya Leo.
From now until forever Leo will be referred to as 'Academy Award Winner Leonardo DiCaprio'. Noice!
And the crowd goes WILD! This has been a 22 year journey.
And the Oscar goes to.. LEONARDO DiCAPRIO for 'The Revenant'
Julianne 'I can do no wrong' Moore graces the stage to present Leo... I mean, someone, with the BEST ACTOR Oscar.
Side note: I've totally touched Brie's boyfriend's butt, on live TV. He's the lead singer of Phantom Planet and when they played a Channel V gig here YEARS ago he dove in front of me, ass in the air and I just couldn't help myself. Hehehe.
YESSSSS! No surprises Brie won. So deserved.
And the Oscar goes to... BRIE LARSON for 'Room'
Last year's Best Actor winner and also a nominee tonight walks on stage to present the BEST ACTRESS Oscar.
"It is infomercial late" - Amen Chris, Amen.
This is Alejandro's second Oscar in a row, after last year's 'Birdman'. That's TWO for 'The Revenant' verses FIVE for 'Mad Max'. Best Picture is still anyone's game.
And the Oscar goes to... ALEJANDRO G. INARRITU.
Sorry George :(
Star War and Star Trek director and all around God, JJ Abrams take the stage to present BEST DIRECTOR.
Only 4 more awards to go. The BIG FOUR. Stay with us, we're about to see Leo win.
Olivia Wilde and Sacha Baron Cohen...sorry, Ali G, walk on stage to present the final Best Picture "Oscra" nominees - 'Room' and 'Brooklyn'.
And the Oscar goes to... 'WRITING'S ON THE WALL' from 'SPECTRE' - Sam Smith and Jimmy Napes.
Last year's Best Original Song winners Common and (soon the be daddy) John Legend take the stage to present BEST ORIGINAL SONG.
Sixth nomination, First win - Ennio receives a standing ovation as he makes his way from the seating box.
And the Oscar goes to... THE HATEFUL EIGHT - Ennio Morricone.
A blond Pharrell Williams presents BEST ORIGINAL SCORE.
Collage rape victims storm the stage in a very moving moment, with the men and women sporting words of survival and unity on their arms.
Did Lady Gaga borrow that jumpsuit from Elvis?
The Vice-President of the United States of America receives a standing ovation as he takes the stage to announce the next Best Original Song performance - Lady Gaga singing 'Til It Happens To You' from 'The Hunting Ground'.
And the Oscar goes to... SON OF SAUL (Hungary)
Sofia Vergara presents BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM.
And the Oscar goes to... STUTTERER.
Everyone's favourite Award's season attendee (and 'Room' star) Jacob Trembly and Abraham Attah (from 'Beast of No Nation') present BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT... because they are also short.
Louis Gossett Jr announces the In Memoriam with Dave Grohl, yes, Dave Grohl, performing The Beatles 'Blackbird'.
Soooo, the non-diverse Academy has a black woman as their President. O...K...
Highlights from the Honorary and Humanitarian awards night where the recipients were Gena Rowlands, Spike Lee and Debbie Reynolds.
It's Whoopi ! ...again. Now THAT'S a tattoo.
And result of hungry millionaires buying up girl scout cookies is... $65,243.
It's now time for Hugh Jackman's favourite part of the show - the PricewaterhouseCooper representatives. Hugh, this is for you.
And the Oscar goes to... AMY.
It's Rey! ... I mean Daisy Ridley, and Dev Patel present BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE.
And the Oscar goes to... A GIRL IN THE RIVER: THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS.
Louis C.K. rooting for the little people and presenting BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT.
And the Oscar goes to... MARK RYLANCE - Bridge of Spies.
Last year's Best Supporting Actress winner Patricia Arquette is here to present BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR. Dear cameraman, please keep still I'm about to vomit.
Video: Chris Rock does 'Street Talk' outside a cinema in Compton.
Bad shot of the night #2
Past winners Kate Winslet (looking exceptionally shiny and wearing Whoa! glasses) and Reese Witherspoon present the next in the Best Picture nominees - 'Bridge of Spies' and 'Spotlight'.
Considerably less skin than the video for this song. #freethenipple !
Second Best Nominated Song performance of the night (and my personal fav) - The Weeknd with 'Earned It' from 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.
"Please welcome next year's host, Kevin Hart" Cameraman, it's time to lower the cameras and mics... Coz he's short.
And the Oscar for BEST ANIMATED FEATURE goes to... INSIDE OUT.
Conspiracy! Pixar characters just announced a Pixar film as the winner. ... JK.
It's Buzz and Woody!! Sort of. That's SO NOT Tom Hanks and Tim Allen's voice. What gives, Oscars!?
Is it just me or are the Oscar statues looking particularly shiny tonight and more rose gold than gold gold?
Pixar didn't win an Animation category. I don't understand. Was there a typo on the winners card?
And the Oscar goes to... BEAR STORY.
The Minions, yes, THE Minions are "on" stage to present BEST ANIMATED SHORT. Ha! I get it, because they're animated and short.
Chris Rock is about to have his own Ellen 'pizza' moment with Girl Scout cookie. I'll take cookies over pizza any day.
A Star Wars themed 'Coming Up' scroll. Love it!
It's the Star Wars drones!!! All three of them!
Olivia Munn and (my future husband) Jason Segel. They hosted the Sci-Tech awards a few weeks ago, so here are some "highlights". FYI: Olivia predicted it, August 27th is the day the Robots take over. Suck it James Cameron, you got it wrong. Way wrong. 1997!? What were you thinking!?
The nerds are speaking, cue audience shot of guy looking really bored. Rude!
And the Oscar goes to... EX MACHINA - Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett.
Actor and Performance Capture Artist, who has NEVER been nominated for an Oscar (What!?). He played an Ape! Convincingly! Anyway, he's presenting BEST VISUAL EFFECTS.
And the Oscar goes to... MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff & Ben Osmo. SIX and counting.
Next up: BEST SOUND MIXING.
The Aussies are loud and they are proud!
First F-bomb of the night - by a sound editor. Makes sense.
And the Oscar goes to... MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Mark Mangini & David White. That's FIVE for Mad Max now.
Chadwick 'Black Panther' Boseman and Chris 'Captain America' Evans present BEST SOUND EDITING.
Umm, was that a mistake?
Where they honour... Jack BLACK??
Black History Month Minute film reel. Oh my.
And the Oscar goes to MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Margaret Sixel (yes, a woman! And the director's wife)
Piryanka Chopra and Liev Schreiber (FYI, Pornstache's brother) present BEST EDITING.
And the Oscar goes to... THE REVENANT - Emmanuel Lubezki. First for Best Picture front-runner The Revenant. Sorry Mad Max.
Nominee (a loser for tonight) Rachel McAdams and (should be nominee) Michael B Jordan present BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY.
So many films this year are based on true stories and real people, some of them in the audience tonight.
And Mad Max: Fury Road.
Umm.. was that a guy in a bear costume?
Benicio Del Toro and Jennifer Garner present the next in our Best Picture nominees - The Revenant.
And the Oscar goes to... MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Lesley Vanderwalt, Elke Wardega & Damian Martin. That's a hat-trick for Mad Max now.
The Suicide Squad is on the house! (Sorry Tay Tay). Margot Robbie and Jarred Leto swan onto the stage to present BEST MAKEUP & HAIRSTYLING.
And the Oscar goes to...MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson. That's TWO for Mad Max. Is Best Picture in their future?
Steve Carrell and Tina Fey are on another date night... I mean they're here to present BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN. Apologies, Tina has been drinking.
Screw the stars, I alway love to see what the Costume Designers are wearing and Jenny Beavan is not a disappointment. Rock it girrrrl.
And the Oscar goes to... MAD MAX: FURY ROAD - Jenny Beavan. First win of the night for Mad Max. How many more to go?
Cate Blanchett graces the stage (channeling Elsa from Frozen) to present BEST COSTUME DESIGN. Note: 2 of the nominees are the same damn person.
Now she really is the 'Belle' of the ball. The hair, the dress, there's no mistaking the similarities to Belle from 'Beauty and the Beast'.
Alicia is the female Kevin Hart - she's in everything! When she was nominated I bet she had to ask 'For which movie?'
And the Oscar goes to... ALICIA VIKANDER (The Danish Girl)
Last year's Best Supporting Actor JK Simmons steps on stage to present Best Supporting Actress. Kate or Alicia? Kate or Alicia?
And 'The Big Short'.
Kerry Washington (OMG a black person!) and Henry "Superman" Cavill introduce 'The Martian' as the first of the Best Picture nominees.
I think Chris just called Sam Smith, George Michael.
Our first Best Original Song performance of the night: Sam Smith singing 'Writing's on the Wall' from 'Spectre'.
Oh dear god, the Oscars have allowed Sarah Silverman to take the stage. Brace yourselves world. Censors at the ready.
It's Whoopi! ...and Leslie Jones ... and Tracy Morgan ... Chris Rock.
Chris Rock is back and still talking about #oscarssowhite
First political speech of the night thanks to Adam McKay.
Damn, Adam McKay is TALL!
And the Oscar goes to... THE BIG SHORT - Charles Randolph and Adam McKay.
Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe (first Aussie of the night) hit the stage to present Best Adapted Screenplay. Wait, how many Oscars do they have between the two of them? Not even they seem to know. Oh witty banter, how I love ye.
This is the first appearance of the 'Thank You' crawl. I see the point but god it looks terrible. And what happens... Josh and Tom start listing names. Cue the music.
And the Oscar goes to...SPOTLIGHT - Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy.
Emily Blunt and Charlize Theron present together in an awards order shake up. Up first: BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY.
George Clooney wearing a lime green tux with a swan hanging out the butt. Everyone just picture that for a second.
And calls 'Creed', 'Black Rocky'.
Chris defines "Hollywood racism" as Sorority racist.
Chris suggests a 'Black' category and questions why Actor and Actress is separated. It's not track and field. Good point Chris.
Chris takes a swipe at Jada and Will Smith. It's official, no one is safe in Mr Rock's hands.
Oops. Bad shot #1. Wake up Mr Director, we're only 5 mins in. There's still 5 and a half hours to go.
The last thing Chris needs is to lose another job to Kevin Hart. Ha! It's funny because Kevin is in everything. Seriously... everything.
Race joke #2 - and only 60 seconds in. Nice!
Race joke #1
Magic Mike, Fifty Shade of Grey and Ted, all featured in the opening montage. Never thought I'd see the day..at the Oscars at least.
And the movie montage commences with BB-8 revealing an Oscar.
SHOWTIME! Please welcome your host for the 88th Annual Academy Awards... Chris Rock!
5 minutes until the most controversial Oscars on record. So naturally it will be hosted by Chris Rock. He's not exactly a song and dance man but he can deliver an acerbic line like nobody else. Can't wait!
Less than 30 minutes to go until the 88th annual Academy Awards. Go Leo!