The factors that led to the surprise win included fresh Academy membership, brilliant strategy from A24, and yes, Donald Trump.
How did this monstrous Oscar gaffe occur?
A final shocker wasn’t the only surprise at this year’s Academy Awards.
IndieWire was hanging on the red carpet as a stream of Oscar nominees head into the big show.
Many expect a political Oscar Sunday. Well, on Friday all five Foreign Language Oscar nominees released a unified protest statement.
Entertainment journalist and screenwriter Amy Dawes contributed to Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, Rolling Stone and many other publications, including IndieWire.
Paramount Pictures was expected to release Scorsese’s next film.
Rob Legato went the extra mile to make the talking animals in “The Jungle Book” seem real, and the Academy is likely to reward him for his efforts.
Politics were front and center at the Writers Guild Awards; expect more at the Oscars.
“Moonlight” beat “Manchester by the Sea” for Best Original Screenplay, but Barry Jenkins and Kenneth Lonergan both remain the ones to beat in their categories.