DiCaprio won Best Actor for his role as a 19th-century American frontiersman who is left for dead by his comrades in - The Revenant . He then asked whether they'd seen any of this year's Best Picture nominees. 24, 2016, in Los Angeles . She won the best costume design award for her work on the film. According to RadarOnline, the actor spent more than $200,000 on private travel, around the same time as he continued to encourage the world to act now to combat the effects of ...
Though Rock was clearly the evening's chief spokesman on the issue, he wasn't alone in addressing diversity onstage. Rock's energy and his involvement in the entire night-hosts have tended to disappear after the monologue-as well as a welcome unpredictability in numerous winners made the show much livelier than it has been in recent years.
And Rock did a taped bit outside a movie theater in Compton, California for what he called a "fresh perspective", interviewing black moviegoers who said they'd never even heard of top-nominated films like " Spotlight ", "Brooklyn", " Trumbo " or " Bridge of Spies ".
Why? "Jada [Pinkett Smith] boycotting the Oscars is like me boycotting Rihanna's panties", Rock said. I wasn't invited. Oh, that's not an invitation I would turn down. There are things that happen in " Star Wars " that are more believable than things that happen in " Rocky ". He went on: "Is Hollywood racist?" Rock's monologue was far from the only time the show pointed out the glaring absence of actors of color.
From his first words to his farewell remarks, he brought it stage front and center, and kept it there. "This year, in the in Memoriam package, it's just going to be black people that were shot by the cops on their way to the movies ... After thanking the movie's cast and crew, DiCaprio, a longtime environmentalist, pointed out that 2015 was the hottest year on record and that filming for the movie had to move far south (to the tip of South America) to have snow.
Mr. Iñ á rritu, a native of Mexico, said in his acceptance: "What a great opportunity to our generation to really liberate ourselves from all prejudice and. Adam McKay and Charles Randolph took best adapted screenplay for their self-described "trauma-dy" about the mortgage meltdown of 2008, "The Big Short".