The Oscars’ “In Memoriam” reel tends to snub at least one major Hollywood figure in any given year. Last night, it was a woman who had a huge hand in popularizing the award show broadcast in the first place: one Joan Rivers.
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Last night was a big moment for Oscar winners attaching a message to their speeches instead of the usual thanking of family, friends and co-workers. Whether it was an empowering message for depressed teens, a battle cry on unfair wages for women or simply asking their fellow countrymen to take a shot, here are the best five speeches given at last night’s broadcast. More
John Travolta had one job last night: redeem himself for last year’s Adele Dazeem flub.
Spoiler alert: he didn’t do his job. More
Moms are all over this year’s Oscars, but while Reese Witherspoon’s mom just texted her (though so adorably), Dakota Johnson’s mom Melanie Griffith joined her daughter on the red carpet. They showed us another side of mother-daughter realness when they argued on camera.
Before you find out who did the best, take a moment to look back on the worst. More
Steve Carell may still be just a nominee, but he’s already won in our book. More
Every year, Oscar red carpet interviews center around hard-hitting questions like “what are you wearing” (a dress) “who are you wearing?” (a designer most people have never heard of) or “how long did it take you to get ready?” (seriously, why does it matter?).
Here’s a list of suggested questions for Sunday’s proceedings. Take notes, Giuliana Rancic!
Already tired of Normcore fashion? Sorry thrifting isn’t good enough for you, but if you wish, here is something a bit more classy. Last night, as one celebrity after another arrived on the red carpet, it was either Giuliana Rancic, Kristen Cavallari, and Kelly Osborne jawing on about this and that, or Ryan Seacrest liking everything to make himself look good. Get a wider perspective. Check out what the Internet had to say about the best and worst dressed, or peep these styles and decide for yourself. More