Caitlyn Jenner has slammed Donald Trump's decision to revoke federal protections for transgender school students, saying it's "a disaster". A teenaged singer with a transgender sister, best known for performing the United States national anthem at President Donald Trump's inauguration in January Jackie Evancho, also requested the meeting in a Twitter message late on Wednesday, minutes after the administration revoked landmark guidance to public schools.
Sara Bareilles gave a heartfelt performance of Joni Mitchell's " Both Sides Now " while images of film industry stars, including Anton Yelchin , Prince , Gene Wilder , Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds , John Hurt and Mary Tyler Moore were projected on screen.
There's only one Braveheart in the room, and he's not going to unite us either, okay? While Mel Gibson might not be able to save the country, Kimmel did have an idea. LOS ANGELES Donald Trump's name was rarely mentioned during Sunday's Academy Awards, but the US president's policies were a running subtext throughout the evening.
And unbelievably, it happened not once but twice during the ceremony. The actress, who is nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film Lion , had a minor fashion emergency on the way to show, the Daily Mail reports: The strap of her gown broke when she got into the vehicle.
The Best Adpted Screenplay Oscar was also presented to Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney for Moonlight . However, during the their victory speech, the musical's one of the producers, Jordan Horowitz, realised the mistake and announced that the award actually belonged to " Moonlight ".
The star, who has always vehemently denied any wrongdoing, employed the services of celebrity lawyer Marty Singer - known as "Hollywood's guard dog" - and settled for an undisclosed amount in both cases. The win - which comes a decade after his best supporting actor nomination for Andrew Dominik's "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" - sees him finally come out of the shadow of his more famous brother Ben, 44, who has Oscars for writing and producing.
It is his first Oscar, and Casey was was nominated once before, in 2008 Best Supporting Actor for " The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford ". "Thank you", Affleck said. For this performance Affleck won Critics' Choice, Golden Globe and BAFTA Awards. Actress Constance Wu was especially vocal about the nomination, comparing it to President Trump's election after similar accusations came to light a year ago.
Those looking for high-octane glamour were treated to Hidden Figures actress Taraji P.Henson in a thigh-high slit navy velvet Alberta Ferretti gown - in her now-signature monochrome colour scheme. Her hair was perfectly on-theme as well, with her red locks waved in '20s-style curls. "Weird things are happening because, literally I never trip, and I've nearly literally face-planted three times walking down this carpet, so I don't know what's in the air", she explained.
The actress wore a beaded headband that matched her bold eyeshadow and red lip, and we're seriously obsessed! But the hottest embellishment of the night was undoubtedly the blue ribbon of the American Civil Rights League, which was spotted on the lapels of several stars including Ruth Negga .
There are two envelopes containing the winner's name for each category. Those people - from accountancy firm PwC - stand on either side of the Oscars stage and hand the envelopes to the award presenters just before they step on stage. New host Jimmy Kimmel is bound to have at least one pop at him, and in fact someone should open a book on how many lefty actors denounce their president from the stage.
As the night ended and the Moonlight crew celebrated their victory, the cast and crew of La La Land could be seen talking in the aisles, clearly trying to process what had just happened. Kenneth Lonergan, the NY playwright whose last film ("Margaret") was beset by lawsuits and conflict, won best original screenplay. And now we may have also solved another long-standing Oscar debate: Whether or not Marisa Tomei genuinely won her Best Supporting Actress statue in 1993 for My Cousin Vinny .
The event produced more questions than answers of what healthcare could look like after a replacement is put in place. Several GOP governors have said they would not support the provision to roll back federal Medicaid expansion funding from more than 90% to a much lower amount based on the number of enrollees.
His trial was set to get underway in the Brisbane Supreme Court before Justice Debra Mullins. About 40 of Tara Brown's family and friends, including her mother, were in the courtroom this morning to hear Patea's last minute plea change. "I accept without reservation the punishment imposed on me by the justice system today". Tara had just dropped her daughter Aria off at day care before the attack took place.
Only one is a musical - and it has a good chance of winning. Cinematography: Linus Sandgren, " La La Land ". With just four awards under its belt, La La Land fans can see their hopes coming up as the award for Best Picture approaches.
The ACLU issued a message encouraging Oscars attendees to wear the blue ribbons , saying they are "for the rights and civil liberties guaranteed by the Constitution to everyone in the United States". Larson wore a black dress but was pin-less. The photo even showed off Ruth's burgundy clutch and her most important accessory, her ACLU ribbon . The ACLU took up their case, which was eventually brought to the Supreme Court in 1967 and resulted in the end of laws against interracial ...
She thanked Ryan for making her laugh all the time. If this is indeed the case, it looks like La La Land has (again) won the category for "Best Film" in 2017. Emma Stone has become the Best Actress, according to the Academy for her part in " La La Land ". Some even speculated that presenter Brie Larson was less than enthused to be handing Affleck the award.
Many of you may be wondering how a documentary produced by ESPN and made as a series for TV, "O.J.: Made in America ", won an Oscar on Sunday night. "First of all, ths is incredible", Edelman said. "O.J." documentary director Ezra Edelman paid tribute to Simpson's late wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ron Goldman, whose brutal killings led to the so-called "Trial of the Century" against the former National Football League great.
Emma Stone was a major front-runner for Best Actress at the 2017 Academy Awards. It's one of the most coveted awards of the night, with the Best Actor gong going to Casey Affleck, and Emma Stone was the unsurprising victor. Two years ago, Stone was here at the Dolby Theatre with her first nomination for playing a pot-addled and emotionally distraught movie star's daughter in Birdman .
The gift, donated by Walmart, is worth $1.6 million, she said. Last year, on "The Ellen Show", she described her harrowing journey, and how she goes above and beyond for her students, even when it means spending her own money. 'I'm next, I'm not going to be a disappointment. This is one of the most incredible moments I've ever been a part of. "It's going to happen and I thank Summit for that".
Davis thanked her family, August Wilson and her "captain, my captain" Denzel Washington . August Wilson wrote the screenplay, which is adapted from his original play. What's more, an Oscar victory for Davis will be the third consecutive year that the Best Supporting Actress award has gone to an actress who is arguably deserving of Best Actress consideration.
He sheepishly added: "I wasn't trying to be amusing". I mean, we hate to see people disappointed, but the good news is we got to see some extra speeches. Presenter Warren Beatty announced the musical, directed by New Jersey's Damien Chazelle, as victor of the evening's most coveted award Sunday night, until people up on stage noticed that the envelope containing the name of the victor read " Moonlight ".
And this means that water, the elixir of life, could exist in its liquid form at least at some locations on them. The orbit of the farthest planet is still unknown . 'It burns hydrogen so slowly that it will live for another 10 trillion years , more than 700 times longer than the universe has existed so far, which is arguably enough time for life to evolve'.
It wasn't all politics , numerous actors and filmakers in the audience took heat from Kroll and Mulaney also. "Thank you for coming and reminding us that the filmmaking community is one that transends borders and walls", he said. Isabelle Huppert beat Irish-Ethiopian actress Ruth Negga to win best female for her role in psychological thriller Elle . The Cassavettes Award, which honours the best feature made for less than $500,000 USA went to Andrew Ahn's Korean gay-immigrant drama Spa ...
The award for best picture officially went to "Moonlight", not " La La Land " as presenters announced in historic error. This year's nominated movies includes La La Land , Moonlight , Hell or High Water , Lion , Hidden Figures, Hacksaw Ridge , Arrival , Fences and Manchester By the Sea .
Upon returning, his quick lies and planted evidence cover for Sherry completely, and while Negan says if she's still out there that he'll find her, I don't expect that's true this time. At one point in the episode I wrote in my notes "it's like AMC said "wouldn't it be cool if we turned the cameras inside a concentration camp and focused on the most evil Nazi, but then also gave him a leather jacket and made him like, a badass Nazi, '" and I stand by that terrible metaphor entirely".
Television: If by the grace of Meryl Streep your television starts working, the broadcast begins February 26 at 8:30 P.M. ET on ABC. La La Land star Emma Stone is widely expected to take home the best actress prize while the film is the frontrunner to scoop best picture .
Revealing that tigers and other big cats used for entertainment are confined to tiny barren cages and whipped in order to make them perform tricks, the Oscar nominee says, "I choose to work in the entertainment industry, but animals in circuses and other traveling shows are never given a choice".
Will you miss Kimmel's annual After the Oscars special, or is it enough to have him host the actual kudoscast? But despite them awarding the same things, the Oscars always appear to be the one to nab. "Remember a year ago when it seemed like the Oscars were racist?" quipped Kimmel in an apparent reference to Trump's crackdown on immigrants and travelers from seven majority Muslim nations.
He dedicated this win to his late mother with a lovely acceptance speech. She told him to work hard, someday win an Oscar and thank her from the stage in front of the world. "It's the greatest feeling I've had in my entire life". "I nearly feel like this is like a rebirth for me at this point, you know?" As soon as Kevin was announced as the victor for Best Sound Mixing , he looked bit stunned as he went up to collect the award.
We're the only profession who celebrates to live a life. At times nearly overcome with emotion, Davis thanked the film's producer, her costar and director, Denzel Washington , and its late writer, the acclaimed playwright August Wilson .
One of the most watched Disney movie of 2016, the film swept away major best animation feature trophies including the Annie awards and Golden Globes. Dave Hollis, Disney's executive vice president of distribution, has said that " Zootopia " is the latest in a "renaissance" for the Disney Animation group, including "Tangled", " Frozen ", " Big Hero 6 " and "Wreck-It Ralph".
The Globes take place five days before Oscar nomination voting closes and over the years has massively influenced the outcome of the Academy Awards. In the end, though, he believes Stone will prevail. Pretty late. Last year's Oscars , which started at 8 p.m., ran for about 3 hours and 45 minutes. Go website. Viewers can also live stream the Oscars 2017 award ceremony on the ABC app .
After all, who would dare begrudge a first-time Oscar victor some tears and emotion during an acceptance speech? "And I say, exhume those bodies, exhume those stories, the stories of the people who dreamed ". She added about her loving parents, "I'm so grateful that God chose you to bring me into this world". This marks Davis' first Oscar win. Last month, Davis earned a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award for the role.
She hasn't said any words yet. The gorgeous model headed to the star studded bash in an Oscar worthy number, complete with risqué thigh-high split. Speaking in a pre-show interview, the All Of Me singer told his wife: " You look like a goddess ". "I can do it", Legend chimed in to say. Tomorrow's ceremony will see John perform two Oscar-nominated La La Land songs: City Of Stars, sung in the film by Ryan, and Audition (The Fools Who Dream), sung in the film by Emma.
Along with his nomination, Miranda is also set to perform " How Far I'll Go " during the ceremony. To wish the Hamilton writer-actor-composer good luck, a handful of cast members got together to sing a special version of Miranda's Oscar-nominated song " How Far I'll Go " from Moana.