But she was only the second woman to win an award in that category (the first being Suzanne Benson for Aliens in 1986) and the third to be nominated. The Franco-Turkish co-production Mustang by Deniz Gamze Erguven was also one of the nominees. Oscars host Chris Rock spared no one in his highly anticipated monologue at the 88th Academy Awards Ceremony Sunday.
There have been some brilliant examples in recent years, but for every Bridesmaids or Joy, there are 10 other movies with male superheroes at their core or overgrown boys running around in action sequences shooting guns. There is no reason, it's not track and field, you don't have to separate them. They weren't; spreading the blame to both sides does not mean you're equating both sides, or excusing either side.
Oscars host Chris Rock angered viewers with a joke about Asians on a night in which he attacked Hollywood’s lack of diversity. Three children were brought on stage as part of a sketch that appeared to play on the stereotype of Asians being good at maths.
The star received backing from some big names on the platform, who praised him for tackling the issue of climate change in his speech . "Making "The Revenant" was about man's relationship with the natural world". After delivering his acceptance speech , DiCaprio spoke to reporters backstage about how it felt to finally win an Academy Award after receiving his first nomination 22 years ago.
He continued: " This year things are going to be a little different at the Oscars". "In his much anticipated opening monologue, he asked "Is Hollywood racist?" " Your fierce talent on screen can only be surpassed by your friendship off screen ", DiCaprio said of co-star Tom Hardy, before adding some weight to the ego of director Alejandro González Iñárritu, telling him, " As the history of cinema unfolds you have forged your way into history these past two years ".
The 88th Oscars was the year Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Academy Award after four previous acting nominations over 22 years. Director Tom McCarthy and co-writer Josh Singer took earlier honors for original screenplay . He questioned why the furore over diversity in the industry had taken root this year, rather than in the 1950s or 1960s, saying that black Americans had "real things to protest at the time".