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The minute-by-minute breakdown of the shocking 'Moonlight'/'La La Land' best picture mix-up - Washington Post

In what was surely the most shocking moment in the history of the Oscars, Faye Dunaway announced the wrong winner for best picture at the end of the ceremony, awarding the trophy to “La La Land” when it actually was supposed to go to “Moonlight.” It ...and more »

The Oscars Made History By Awarding Record-Breaking Number Of Black Stars - Huffington Post

History was made at the 2017 Academy Awards on Sunday night with a record number of wins by black stars, and, ultimately by awarding the most diverse group of Oscar winners since the show began in 1929. Actor Viola Davis, winner of the Best Supporting ...and more »

How The Oscar Flub Demonstrates The Limits of Black Graciousness - BuzzFeed News

Grace, we are told — specifically God's grace — comes free of charge. It is available to all, with only a few entirely reasonable terms and conditions. This kind of grace elevates us, and allows us to go about our days being productive members of the ...and more »

Mahershala Ali becomes first Muslim Oscar-winning actor - SBS

Mahershala Ali has become the first Muslim to win an Academy Award in an acting role for his performance in the film 'Moonlight'. By. Sam Carroll. 27 Feb 2017 - 2:10 PM UPDATED 27 Feb 2017 - 2:10 PM. 0. In the movie, Ali plays Juan, a drug dealer who ...and more »

PwC explains how it made the worst screw-up in Oscars history - Business Insider

PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm in charge of vote counting for the Oscars, has released a statement "sincerely apologising" for Sunday night's spectacular best picture blunder. The award was initially wrongly presented to the cast and crew ...and more »

What exactly happened with the Best Picture win at the Oscars? - Quartz

The 2017 Academy Awards, a night that honored Hollywood's best films and brightest stars, is likely to be remembered for delivering one of the most bizarre moments in live TV history—a mixup over the biggest award. Much of the evening unfolded as a ...and more »

Oscar Ratings Down Double Digits In Demo; 32.9M Viewership Hits 9-Year Low – Update - Deadline

UPDATED, 11:49 AM: Unintentionally delivering an ending that will live forever in awards show history for its Best Picture fiasco, last night's Oscars really went places only live TV can. Related · Oscars TV Review: Stellar Show Spoiled By Best Picture ...and more »

Oscars 2017 winners list - plus all the talking points from the Academy Awards - Telegraph.co.uk

La La Land was announced as the best film winner at the 2017 Oscars on Sunday night - but then had to hand the award over to Moonlight after a mistake was noticed in what was the most dramatic moment in the history of the Academy Awards. In ...and more »

Why the Oscars mix-up was the Academy's worst-case scenario - Macleans.ca

It's only right that a night devoted to celebrating a highly manicured kind of movie magic was lost in an act of live TV mayhem. The lyrical black gay American coming-of-age flick Moonlight won the Oscar for best picture, which would have been a shock ...and more »

What It Was Like Onstage During the Oscars 2017 Best Picture Mistake - New York Times

LOS ANGELES — It's one of Hollywood's most secretive and unusual jobs: Brian Cullinan, a partner at the accounting firm PwC, and a colleague are tasked with making sure the statuettes at the annual Academy Awards are correctly distributed. He stands ...and more »