In his acceptance speech, DiCaprio, who received a standing ovation, said: "Let us not take this planet for granted". "When your grandmother's swinging from a tree it's really hard to care about best documentary foreign short". This year, he's crying at Eazy-E's funeral (in Straight Outta Compton). He continued: "I understand they're mad". This was the fourth time he has been nominated as Best Actor for an Oscar over a career spanning 25 years.
The Razzies Award ceremony revealed that Sylester Stallone won the Golden Raspberry Redeemer Award: from All-Time Razzie Champ to 2015 Oscar Contender for Creed. Sky News notes that though most actors don't show to collect their $4.97 trophies, both Halle Berry and Sandra Bullock have gamely made appearances.
Jada Pinkett Smith and, shortly after, her husband, Will Smith , also said they would boycott the ceremony. "That's not an invitation I would turn down", Rock added. "We want opportunity. We want black actors to get the same opportunities". "Your'e not allowed to ask people what they're wearing anymore, but everything's not racism, everythings not sexism, all guys are wearing the exact same thing".
As well as DiCaprio's best actor award, "The Revenant" picked up the statuettes for best director for Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu - his second in a row - as well as for best cinematography . Talk of the presidential election was otherwise largely absent the ceremony, though Vice President Joe Biden (whose presence added even greater security to the Dolby Theatre) was met by a standing ovation before talking about sexual assault on college campuses before introducing best-song nominee Lady ...
This year, the only nomination for Creed is Stallone's. Sylvester Stallone has a very lovely wife named Jennifer Flavin and has a large brood of children.
A white tuxedoed Chris Rock launched into 88th Academy Awards - "the White People's Choice Awards", he called them - at an Oscars where remarks on diversity dominated proceedings, the craft of " Mad Max: Fury Road " sped away from the competition and Sylvester Stallone was knocked out by Mark Rylance.