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'Moonlight' wins best picture after freaky Oscar-night flub

Later the actress, who pledged her deep love of " Moonlight ", added, "Is that the craziest Oscar moment of all time? ". While the group admitted to the mistake, that hasn't stopped people on the internet from labeling the snafu " Envelopegate " and sharing conspiracy theories.

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Dev Patel loses out Oscar to Mahershala Ali

And I'm so blessed to have had an opportunity". He also celebrated another huge moment in his life, which happened just a few days ago. The couple welcomed their daughter four days ago. His performance as Juan , the drug dealer who tries to take Chiron under his wing, is absolutely incredible. The ceremony kicked off with host Jimmy Kimmel thanking President Donald Trump for making the Oscars appear less racist.

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Netflix Bright Movie Starring Will Smith Teased For December 2017 Release

The story centers on Smith and Edgerton's characters, a human and an orc (yup, you read that right) that are partners in the LAPD. Ward, a human, and Jakoby, an orc, embark on a routine night patrol that will alter the future of their world as they know it.

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Kapil Sharma's episode dropped from Karan Johar's show?

So, it'll be interesting to see how Kapil will manage conversing in the language on Koffee With Karan . Apparently, the show was not that entertaining and there was a heated moment on the episode. A source told DNA, "Karan asked him how come he took to Twitter so early in the morning?" And the next question was whether he would like to be with his girlfriend at that time.

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Auto insurance to soar after compensation shake-up

She said: 'The law is absolutely clear, as Lord Chancellor, I must make sure the right rate is set to compensate claimants. It is used to calculate compensation awards for serious personal injuries. There is no doubt that this is bad news for the big insurers, and names like Direct Line and Admiral rushed out updates this morning. The insurer's capital coverage ratio - the measure of a company's ability to meet its financial obligations - will also suffer.

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Past Oscars Screw-Ups and Other Awards Show Flubs

It nearly seems like he already knew but was just gonna run till he was tackled??? "Moonlight", released by indie distributor A24, also had some major muscle behind it, including Brad Pitt's Plan B, which also backed the 2015 victor "12 Years a Slave".

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'Moonlight' Wins Best Picture Oscar After 'La La Land' Mistakenly Announced

Producer Jordan Horowitz made an impressive acceptance speech before the huge mistake came to light and he called the Moonlight crew up to the stage telling them they had won. PricewaterhouseCoopers , the accounting firm that tallies the Oscars , issued a statement apologizing late Sunday. Hollywood veteran Faye Dunaway made a booboo when she announced the wrong victor for best picture, awarding the trophy to La La Land when it actually was supposed to go to Moonlight .

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The Big Oscars Mix-Up - What Really Happened?

But then things took quite the turn. "We got to hear more acceptance speeches", he said before ending with a "good night". Craziness breaks out. No one knows how Beatty got a best actress envelope; Stone later tells reporters in the media room that she has been holding her envelope the entire time.

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Casey Affleck urges fans to boycott live animal circuses

The film - which also stars Best Supporting Actor and Actress nominees Lucas Hedges and Michelle Williams - has been widely hailed as a masterful study of grief and redemption. Viola Davis, the presumed victor, is arguably the female lead in " Fences " and should have been nominated in the best actress category. In Manchester by the Sea , Affleck plays Lee Chandler, a man living in the Boston area who becomes the guardian of his nephew after the death of his brother.

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Is The Bachelor on Tonight? Nick and The Final Three Go International

So, which girl is best positioned to win the heart of Nick Viall in Season 21? But Vanessa Grimaldi's Hometown Date was the most intense. This showed Nick that a life with Raven would be "exciting and spontaneous and maybe a little insane, in the best possible way".

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Mahershala Ali is the first Muslim actor ever to win an Oscar

Ali won for his first Oscar-nominated role, in which he plays a Miami drug dealer who mentors a young boy who is being teased and bullied. In an emotional speech, the actor thanked his "wonderful" teachers and his wife, who had given birth to their daughter just days earlier.

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Oscars 2017 pays tribute to Om Puri

A month and half later, the Academy chose to pay a special tribute to the late actor at the recently concluded Oscars 2017 . A visibly emotional actor Jennifer Aniston introduced the memoriam segment. Om Puri was the also the alumni of National School of Drama. He also appeared in Hollywood films like "City of Joy", "Wolf" and " The Ghost and the Darkness ".

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Oscar 2017: Casey Affleck Wins Best Actor Amid La La Land/Moonlight Controversy

Affleck's win tonight was nearly assured after taking home the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama at last month's Golden Globes. Earlier, he was nominated for The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. "So, you know, that probably would have been the most meaningful thing I could have said and I failed." he said. Affleck ended his speech by thanking his parents for "mostly believing in me" and added: "Ben , I love you".

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Anger after Oscars In-Memoriam gaffe sees wrong picture used in tribute

She is one of Australia's most prominent producers who was once married to director Philip Noyce. Both Jan and the late Janet worked together on The Piano . Bill Paxton, who died Saturday, wasn't included in the segment, but was mentioned by Jennifer Aniston before Bareilles' performance. Not only did Warren Beatty wrongly announce La La Land as the victor of Best Picture instead of Moonlight after being handed the wrong envelope, but bosses also "killed off" a living producer.

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What Is Ruth Negga's Ribbon? The 'Loving' Star Honored Mildred Loving

On Twitter, Trump supporters are making fun of the Academy Awards for its Best Picture blooper. The blue ribbon initiative was launched by the ACLU in the days leading up to the Oscars, The Hollywood Reporter notes as, " a symbol of solidarity with the nonpartisan, nonprofit organization , which has worked for almost 100 years to defend and protect individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and law of the U.S".

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Hugh Jackman left in hysterics over cast mate's naughty story

For instance, I wouldn't be shocked if Stewart later decides on a final bow that places his Professor X alongside long-time costar and friend Sir Ian McKellan's Magneto. "The best advice I got was from Steve Martin who said, 'The first 45 minutes, it's the best audience of your life". The movie ended... and we were going to be taken up on stage, but not until the credits were over.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda raps opening of 'Moana' Oscars performance

As with all of the Best Original Song nominee performances every year, the nominated Moana tune was performed by someone directly involved with the film - its star. The WWE wrestler, 44, then told the star-studded audience that the Academy quickly changed their minds after hearing his questionable vocals and, instead, chose his "twin" Cravalho.

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Oscar host incorrectly awards best picture to La La Land, snubbing Moonlight

Just moments from the end of the show as the cast, crew, producers and director of La La Land proudly flocked to the stage, Warren Beatty was forced to reveal that he and Faye Dunaway had made a snafu, and thatMoonlight was the true victor! And as for her little fella, she's in love, sort of.

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A look at the Sunday's Academy Awards

They're fun! And while who wins and who loses doesn't necessarily mean anything ( The Social Network and Inception lost Best Picture to The King's Speech , but who's still talking about The King's Speech today?), the Oscars do have the ability to highlight films and performances worth seeking out that audiences may have missed the first time around.

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Stars On The Oscars Red Carpet Shine

Jackie Chan brought along a couple of furry friends to the red carpet - two stuffed panda bears, representing the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF). "Out of all of these actresses, Naomie Harris is the one who experiments with her stylist the most". "I'm wearing an ACLU ribbon because they're fighting incredible fights right now for American ideals".

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Meryl Streep added as Academy Awards presenter

Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty almost gave the best picture award to the wrong film, when Dunaway announced " La La Land ", as victor. Stone, 28, who has already received a Golden Globe and Bafta for her role in the hit musical thanke d Chazelle and Ryan Gosling, saying of her co-star: "Thank you for making me laugh and for always raising the bar and for being the best partner in this insane adventure".

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Casey Affleck wins best actor Oscar

Iranian Asghar Farhadi, director of The Salesman , a French co-production well placed for the award for best foreign language film, chose to boycott the ceremony, as did his interpreter Taraneh Alidousti. This was Affleck's second Oscar nomination following a supporting bid for " The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford " (2007). Viola Davis was the second major award victor to be announced as she took home the best supporting actress gong for her role in Fences .

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Oscars 2017: Emma Stone Wins Best Actress for La La Land

Back in January, the original musical was nominated for an impressive 14 nominations, and tonight it's taken home five awards for far, including the Academy Award for Best Directing. "I still have a lot of growing and learning and work to do and this [Oscar statue] is a really lovely symbol to continue on this journey", she told the audience.

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V Festival 2017 line-up announced

Tickets on sale Friday 9am . Singer Pink shares top billing with Jay, and there will be turns from British stars Rudimental, Craig David, Jess Glynne, Ellie Goulding, Stormzy and George Ezra across the weekend. The last time Jay Z headlined a United Kingdom festival was Glastonbury back in 2008. As previously announced, Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics performed by The Heritage Orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley will also made a V Festival 2017 appearance.

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Viola Davis Won The Oscar For Best Supporting Actress

This is the second nomination for Octavia Spencer , who previously won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in The Help . She also won the Golden Globe for this role last month. Watch Davis' speech for yourself in the video below. Who will be the best dress stars at the Academy Awards? "People who fell in love and lost".

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Oscars 2017: Fantastic Beasts Wins First Academy Award for Harry Potter Franchise

The film won best makeup and hairstyling, for the work of Christopher Allen Nelson, Giorgio Gregorini and Alessandro Bertolazzi. Adding a soupcon of prestige to the posters hanging in dorm rooms you are fleeing, tonight Suicide Squad became an official Oscar winner-officially entered into the annals of Academy history, alongside The Godfather , Schindler's List , and Mrs.

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Ranveer Singh & Alia Bhatt Are Going Crazy!

Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt recently shared a video and the duo looked extremely adorable and amusing in it. Ranveer and Alia will be seen sharing space in Zoya Akhtar's upcoming movie, Gully Boy. She has written, "GULLY GULLY mein TAMMA TAMMA ✨✨@RanveerOfficial @Varun_dvn @karanjohar @Its_Badshah @ShashankKhaitan". Ranveer on Sunday shared a video of him with Alia Bhatt on his Instagram account in which the duo can be seen dancing to the tunes of Tamma Tamma .

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Caitlyn Jenner to Trump: 'This is a disaster...call me'

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.

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Watch The Oscars in Memoriam Tribute

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.

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Trump policies play supporting role in 2017 Oscars

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.

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Nicole Kidman & Husband Keith Urban Hold Hands on Oscars 2017 Red Carpet

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.

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'Moonlight' nabs first Oscar, Trump and Streep center stage

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 ".

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Casey Affleck forgot to thank kids

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.

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Casey Affleck wins best actor for Manchester By The Sea

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.

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See All of the Red-Carpet Looks From the 2017 Oscars

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.


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