Smith won the Oscar for " Writing's on the Wall " which he penned as Bond film Spectre's theme tune, beating Lady Gaga's Till It Happens to You from The Hunting Ground and Earned it from 50 Shades of Grey. Black, who's now engaged to professional diver Tom Daley , took to Twitter to express his frustration and call out Sam Smith , writing, "Hey @ SamSmithWorld , if you have no idea who I am, it may be time to stop texting my fiancé".
There may be more awards to come, with the film nominated for 10 awards all up - another record haul - including Miller for best director. Rock had stayed quiet before the ceremony as the controversy raged over the second straight year of all-white acting nominees, leaving Hollywood and viewers eagerly awaiting his one-liners.
The following year, Kennedy would topline The Blue Knight , The Onion Field author Joseph Wambaugh's first foray into series TV. Following the critical and commercial success of the film, Kennedy carved out a niche as one of Hollywood's most recognizable supporting actors and played important parts in several action movies in the 1970s.
Cast members Liev Schreiber (left) and Mark Ruffalo reacted with glee Sunday night as " Spotlight ", the drama about The Boston Globe's investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, was named best picture at the 88th Academy Awards.
Aside from having Sylvester Stallone putting on the mitts as Rocky Balboa once again, there's one other thing connecting the 2015 boxing film Creed and the original Rocky movie that was released back in 1976. As a side note, Redmayne's two most recent films up to that point were Oscar-friendly pics "My Week with Marilyn" and " Les Miserables", while Keaton's two most recent films preceding "Birdman" were the "RoboCop" remake and the video game-inspired "Need for Speed".
This is the second year in a row that nobody of color was nominated in any of the major acting categories and many have pointed to the makeup of the academy itself as possibly being to blame. The ceremony's producers kept hammering the diversity issue throughout the early part of the telecast. Basically, after Morgan Freeman announced the Best Picture victor as " Spotlight " and the winners gave their speeches, host Chris Rock jumped back onstage for a few closing remarks.