13 of the Best Moments from the 2017 Academy Awards
As far as the Academy Awards go, last night’s four hour broadcast was one for the books. Here, all our favorite moments. (Best picture mix-up included).
When Justin Timberlake Brought the House Down With His Opening Number
Which we learned about thanks to Robin Roberts. (Talk about a spoiler alert.)
And Meryl Streep Got a Standing Ovation
For being the most underrated actress…on the eve of her 20th nomination.
When Kate McKinnon Hilariously Defined Makeup and Costume
For those not familiar, “Makeup is the art of ending an argument. Costumes are the cost of humes,” she said. (But seriously, we love her the most.)
And ’Fantastic Beasts’ Struck Oscar Gold
First film in the entire Harry Potter franchise to do so. Major props.
And Jimmy Kimmel Introduced Matt Damon as Ben Affleck and Guest
Their faux rivalry is the gift that keeps on giving.
When Denzel Washington Married a Couple Right In the Middle of the Telecast
Um, coolest impromptu officiant ever.
And Red Vines and Junior Mints Miraculously Dropped from the Sky
Taraji P. Henson (and about 100 other celebs) were all: OMG, snaaaaaacks.
When Seth Rogen Surprised Us By Singing a Few Bars from “Hamilton”
Then Lin-Manuel Miranda reacted with all the joy.
And Nicole Kidman Surprised Us By Showing She Has No Idea How to Clap
Nic, you’re the greatest, but your hands look like seal flippers.
When Shirley MacLaine Gave Charlize Theron All the Sass
The award for best co-presenters goes to these two...hands down.
And Ryan Gosling Legit Beamed at Emma Stone During Her Acceptance Speech
When Warren Beatty Was Accidentally Handed the Wrong Envelope for Best Picture
Face palm. Yep, Moonlight won the biggest award of the night fair and square. (Cue Emma Stone's priceless reaction.)