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Star-Studded Oscars End In A Big Oops

The buzz surrounding the Oscars has been huge this year. Everything came to a head tonight as the year’s biggest awards ceremony went live for the 89th year. The event was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and featured some funny antidotes, political jabs, and memorable moments.

One moment that will go down in history will be the final award. It was exciting to see Hollywood vets Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty come out to present the award for Best Motion Picture. After listing off the nominees, Beatty opens the envelope and seemed very confused. Regardless, he read the results and announced that La La Land has taken the top prize for the evening.

All of a sudden it was like the Miss America moment that haunts Steve Harvey’s dreams. The acceptance speech is quickly interrupted as the show’s producer announces that La La Land did not win, but Moonlight was the actual winner. The cast and crew of the year’s biggest musical was very supportive and happy to give their gold man trophies to the real winners.

Warren Beatty also returned to the stage to apologize for the mix up and what had happened, a mix up of envelopes.

Overall, the night was filled with much-deserved awards, funny moments, and a beautiful memorial song for the fallen stars.

Here are the Oscars results:

Actor in a Supporting Role

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight
Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel, Lion
Michael Shannon, Nocturnal Animals

Makeup and Hairstyling

A Man Called Ove
Star Trek Beyond
Suicide Squad

Costume Design

Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them
Florence Foster Jenkins
La La Land

Documentary Feature

Fire at Sea
I Am Not Your Negro
Life, Animated
O.J.: Made in America

Sound Editing

Deepwater Horizon
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land

Sound Mixing

Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
13 Hours

Actress in a Supporting Role

Viola Davis, Fences
Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Nicole Kidman, Lion
Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures
Michelle Williams, Manchester by the Sea

Foreign Language Film

Land of Mine
A Man Called Ove
The Salesman
Toni Erdmann

Animated Short Film

Blind Vaysha
Borrowed Time
Pear Cider and Cigarettes

Animated Feature Film

Kobo and the Two Strings
My Life as a Zucchini
The Red Turtle

Production Design

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Hail, Caesar!
La La Land

Best Visual Effects

Deepwater Horizon
Doctor Strange
The Jungle Book
Kubo and the Two Strings
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Film Editing

Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
La La Land

Documentary Short Subjects

4.1 Miles
Joe’s Violin
Watani: My Homeland
The White Helmets

Live Action Short Films

Ennemis Interieurs
La Femme et le TGV
Silent Nights


La La Land

Original Score

La La Land

Original Song

“Audition”, La La Land
“Can’t Stop the Feeling”, Trolls
“City of Stars”, La La Land
“The Empty Chair”, Jim: The James Foley Story
“How Far I’ll Go”, Moana

 Original Screenplay

Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthymis Filippou, The Lobster
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Mike Mills, 20th Century Women

Adapted Screenplay

Eric Heisserer, Arrival
August Wilson, Fences
Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi, Hidden Figures
Luke Davies, Lion
Barry Jenkins and Tarrell Alvin McCraney, Moonlight


Denis Villeneuve, Arrival
Mel Gibson, Hacksaw Ridge
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Actor in a Leading Role

Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Andrew Garfield, Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Viggo Mortensen, Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington, Fences

Actress in a Leading Role

Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Ruth Negga, Loving
Natalie Portman, Jackie
Emma Stone, La La Land
Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins

Best Picture

Hacksaw Ridge
Hell or High Water
Hidden Figures
La La Land
Manchester by the Sea

So there you go. All the winner and all the nominees. Congratulations to everyone on this list! Did you watch the awards? What are your thoughts? Share in the comments below.

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Jordan Zeitler

Jordan Zeitler is 33 years old and lives in St. Louis, MO with his partner of 5 years. He enjoys time with his children and his friends. As a published writer, he writes short stories, stage plays, and poetry. In his free time, he escapes the real world by watching a lot of movies and TV. He also stays current on all aspects of entertainment, news, and politics. Jordan also served in the military for 8 years and is an advocate for veteran rights. Jordan has devoted a lot of his time to a small community theater as the Production Manager. He also started a Youth Theater Program to educate kids about theater, singing, and improvisations. He hopes to someday publish the next great American novel and own a theater company of his own.

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