The Oscars Thread

image of Regina King in a white gown, holding up her Oscar backstage after her win
Photo of Oscar winner Regina King via The Academy.

I wasn't going to watch the Oscars last night, but I tuned in to the red carpet coverage because I wanted to see Melissa McCarthy and Regina King, both of whom looked amazing, and then I kept watching to see if Regina King would win AND SHE DID OMG YAYAYAY, and then I just ended up watching the whole damn thing.

The Oscars should never have a host again. It was so much better without one.

Obviously, Green Book won because barf. I hope Academy voters are proud of themselves for giving Best Picture not only to a white savior pic, but a white savior pic condemned as lies by the family of the Black man whose story is being told, written by a gross Trumpster, and directed by a serial sexual assaulter.

In better news, REGINA KING WON! And Alfonso Cuarón had a big night with Roma. And Black Panther won three Oscars. And Period. End Of Sentence, a film about how menstruation can still interfere with girls' education, won Best Documentary Short, and [video autoplays at link] the filmmakers' acceptance speeches were terrific!

The Hollywood Reporter has a complete list of winners.

Anyway! Here's a place to talk about the awards. Or the speeches. Or the lack of a host. Or Jason Momoa's scrunchie. Have at it in comments!

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