Oscar 2016 Live Updates

Instead of posting highlights from the Oscars, I decided to create a live update post. Check back here for live updates as I watch the 2016 Academy Awards!


 

11:59 EST

“SPOTLIGHT” WINS BEST PICTURE! 

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11:55 EST

LEONARDO DICAPRIO WINS BEST ACTOR FOR “THE REVENANT”!!

FINALLY

FINALLY

FINALYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY

LEO-OSCAR

 

11:45 EST

BRIE LARSON WINS BEST ACTRESS FOR “ROOM”!!

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11:37 EST

Alejandro G. Inarritu wins the Oscar for Directing for “The Revenant.” He won in the same category last year for “Birdman.” He also gave a shout out to Leo.

 

11:25 EST

Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith win Best Original Song for “Writings on the Wall” from the James Bond film “Spectre.” WOOOO! Sam Smith also dedicated his award to the LGBT community around the world.

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11:23 EST

Best Original Score goes to…. “The Hateful Eight.”

 

11:15 EST

Lady Gaga gave a truly beautiful, moving, and downright EPIC performance of  “Til It Happens to You,” from the film “The Hunting Ground.” She had the who theatre give a standing ovation.

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11:08 EST

Laszlo Nemes takes home the award for Best Foreign Language Film for “Son of Saul.”

 

11:04 EST

Jacob Tremblay from “Room” present the award with   for Best Live Action Short Film to “Stutterer,” but first gives a shout out to Chris Rock (it was so cute).

“Thanks, Chris! Loved you in Madagascar!”

 

10:59 EST

Dave Grohl performed “Black Bird” and was the producer of all the tears.

RIP PROFESSOR SNAPE

Snape

 

10:43 EST

“Amy” wins Best Documentary Feature. RIP.

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10:39 EST

After a very important note about documentary filmmaking by Louis C.K., Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy took home the award for Best Documentary Short Subject for “A Girl in The River.”

“This is doc short film. It’s not even documentary FEATURE: you cannot make a dime on this; these people will never be rich.” —Louis CK

 

10:32 EST

Mark Rylance wins Actor in a Supporting Role for “Bridge of Spies.” He also gave the cutest acceptance speech ever.

 

 

10:21 EST

Epic performance by The Weeknd making Canada proud. One of the best performances of “Earned It” that he’s every done. Beautiful and classy set design. Nothing but the very best at the Oscars of course.

Weeknd-Oscars

 

10:11 EST

YAY “INSIDE OUT” DESERVES THIS OSCAR. Amazing animated movie. So creative. They took home the award for Best Animated Feature.

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10:08 EST

Best Animated Short goes to “Bear Story.” So I assume this is the story of the bear from “The Revenant”?

9:56 EST

A MOVIE THAT ISN’T MAD MAX HAS WON!!!

The Best Visual Effects at the goes to Andrew Whitehurst, Paul Norris, Mark Ardington and Sara Bennett for “Ex Machina.”

Ex Machina

9:52 ESt

BREAKING NEWS: “MAD MAX: FURY ROAD” KEEPS WINNING!

I guess it’s time to see Mad Max.

 

9:41 EST

Film Editing goes to….
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Surprise, “Mad Max: Fury Road.”

Mad Max Fury Road

 

9:37 EST

FINALLY “THE REVENANT” WINS! Emmanuel Lubezki takes home the Oscar for Best Cinematography. This is his THIRD Oscar in a ROW. YOU GO GLEN COCO.

 

9:26 EST

“MAD MAX: FURY ROAD” WINS AGAIN! This time for Makeup and Hairstyling. I am really starting to get worried for “The Revenant”… and Leo.

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9:24 EST

“Mad Max: Fury Road” wins again. The Best Production Design goes to Colin Gibson and Lisa Thompson.

 

9:20 EST

Best Costume Design goes to… Jenny Beavan for “Mad Max: Fury Road.”

 

9:15 EST

ALICIA VAKANDER wins Best Actress in the Supporting Role for “The Danish Girl.” Does this mean Eddie Redmayne will win Best Actor?!

 

9:07 EST

Sam Smith SLAYED the James Bond theme song from “Spectre”… obviously. Also, dear Sarah Silverman, you rock, don’t ever change.

 

 

8:52 EST

Super excited that “The Big Short” won for Best Adapted Screenplay. That script was incredible. big short

 

8:47 EST

“Spotlight”  wins Original Screenplay. So proud. Great movie.

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8:42 EST

Chris Rock has really made a statement during this opening monologue.

“We want opportunity. We want black actors to get the same opportunities as white actors. And not just once!”

 

8:30 EST

Chris Rock coming in hot and already bringing up the Oscar boycott. Bringing up a VERY good question, “Why this Oscars?! It’s the 88th Academy Awards.”

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