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What You Need To Know About Last Night’s Oscars Debacle

Many viewers were left wondering about the sequence of events that led to the initial erroneous declaration of ‘La La Land’ as the Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards Sunday instead of the real winner, ‘Moonlight’. The Onion breaks down what you need to know about this fiasco.

Brad Pitt Sidelined 6 To 8 Weeks With Red Carpet Toe

LOS ANGELES—Saying doctors strongly recommended that he stay off the injured foot, representatives for Brad Pitt confirmed to reporters Sunday that the actor was sidelined six to eight weeks with a case of red carpet toe.

The Onion’s 2017 Oscar Picks

The 89th Academy Awards features a more diverse slate of film and actor nominees than in past years, though the ceremony could still field #OscarsSoWhite criticism. Here are The Onion’s picks for who should take home the coveted Oscar statuettes:
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Highlights Of Last Night’s Oscars

The 86th Academy Awards were held last night at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Here are the most memorable moments from Hollywood’s biggest night:

  • U2 delivers a touching performance of their ballad “Cuckoo Caveman Conga” from The Croods
  • Best Actress winner Cate Blanchett thanks fellow nominee Amy Adams’ husband and children for their constant love and support
  • Eight are injured in a powerful blast created by two Oscar statuettes accidentally touching
  • Your grandmother makes no effort to hide her surprise at how well-spoken Lupita Nyong’o is
  • Seatback screens let attendees watch two movies of their choice during the presentation
  • Touching “In Memoriam” tribute includes tear-jerking images of movie theaters closed in past year
  • All winners are allotted 25 seconds to reach stage before award goes to runner-up
  • Clumsy cutie Jennifer Lawrence continues her charm offensive by falling down a flight of stairs and slicing her head wide open on a steel beam. Go J-Law!
  • Winners receive trophies with their own faces engraved into the statuettes’ heads
  • Proving that she’s a talent in her own right, a magnetic Jessica Biel steps out from Justin Timberlake’s shadow with rousing rendition of “You’re A Grand Old Flag”
  • Steve McQueen forced to deliver moving acceptance speech via text message from bold and versatile Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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