We got a Black Rocky . Rock addressed police violence against black community, saying " This year at the Oscars, things are gonna be a real different". Mexico's Alejandro Inarritu nabbed the best directing Oscar for The Revenant, taking home the trophy for the second straight year after winning in 2015 for Birdman .
Then came the moment that we'd all been waiting for - the Best Actor category. It's the 88th Academy Awards, which means this "no black nominees" thing happened at least 71 other times. Drafted to lead this juggling act was Rock, a no-nonsense humorist who, as a black man, was put in a dicey position: That of mouthpiece for everyone in the film industry who isn't white.
The Brit said, "I'm not here on my own". "They were having a lot of fun". A pal of Krastev's said: "Idris asked him to help so he went with them".
People mingle by Academy Award statuettes on display at Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles . Wrapping up the night, DiCaprio and Arnold Milkman, a producer on The Revenant, shared a few moments together which caught the attention of Steven Spielberg and his wife, Kate Capshaw.
Lady Gaga sang her heart out on stage. Lady Gaga has been killing it lately: Fans loved her performances at Super Bowl 50 and her tribute to David Bowie at the Grammys . Lady Gaga helped create one of the most powerful songs of the year, " Till It Happens To You ", which sends a message to those who allow sexual violence to continue.
Our production needed to move to the southern tip of this planet just to be able to find snow. He said: "In my mind it is pretty much certainly Leo's year and he really deserve s it". Wearing a white tuxedo, Chris Rock , a black comedian, called the awards as "the White People's Choice Awards", while demonstrations supporting diversity were taking place not only in front of the Dolby Theatre, where the awards ceremony were taking place, but also throughout the U.S.