Public Enemy's Chuck D has since responded to the Academy's decision to use the song during the show on Twitter , where he also commented further on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy at length. Originally written for Spike Lee's movie Do the Right Thing , Oscars music supervisor Byron Phillips included it to frame the "tone" of the ceremony.
DiCaprio finally broke the Oscar curse with his best actor win at the 88th Academy Awards , and what was noticeable was his passion for the cause of climate change as he called upon everyone to take action about it. His first acting nod, for a supporting role, came in 1994 for " What's Eating Gilbert Grape ", followed by lead actor nominations for " The Aviator ", " Blood Diamond " and " The Wolf of Wall Street ".
But the biggest tribute went to David Bowie , who received a special posthumous award presented by Annie Lennox to his friend Gary Oldman. Like the Grammy Awards last week, the Brits have paid tribute to David Bowie , whose death in January, two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his album Blackstar, caused a stir in the music world and beyond.
Elsewhere, teenage striker Marcus Rashford continued the dream start to his Manchester United career, scoring two goals and setting up another in a 3-2 win over title-chasing Arsenal in the Premier League. After winning their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first leg match in Kiev on Wednesday, Manchester City were looking to win their first trophy of the campaign on Sunday.
Vikander is on the precipice of another banner year, slated to appear with Fassbender in Derek Cianfrance's upcoming film The Light Between Oceans , a possible awards horse. The trend beyond the red carpet was decidedly understated in tone: while sparkle and shine reigned supreme, few strayed far from simple and sleek silhouettes (though many boasted sexy cutouts and plunging necklines).
The light make-up made her look pale. Google trends also reveal that India is among the top 10 countries to be gripped by the Oscar fever this year. She also gave us this huge awareness of pride as she presented the award although not only did PeeCee beam bright like a diamond in the Academy Awards.