Last year, Inarritu took home the best director Oscar for " Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)" and his film also won the best picture award. "The Revenant's" Emmanuel Lubezki won for cinematography . Leonardo finally delivers a Best Actor speech. Lady Gaga, Sam Smith and the Weeknd will perform their best song nominees.
Smith won the best original song Oscar for " Writing's on the Wall " from the James Bond movie " Spectre " and he dedicated his first Academy Award to the LGBT community. The diversity issue wasn't limited to Rock's opening monologue. "If you want black people every year at the Oscars, just have black categories like best black friend".
In 22 very long minutes, Oliver revived many popular criticisms of Trump. For the next 15 minutes, Oliver looked at Trump's favorable attributes, as named by supporters, and shredded each one. "If only there were a way to uncouple that magical word from the man he really is". "Fucking Drumpf! " Oliver exclaimed with delight. It's the sound produced when a morbidly obese pigeon flies into the window of a foreclosed Old Navy.
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.
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 ...