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The day after Oscar's craziest, shocking moment ever, questions still linger about why "La La Land" was announced best picture when "Moonlight" was the true winner.

L.A. Times' film critic Justin Chang comes to the conclusion that the two movies' fortunes were inextricable and the you-couldn’t-have-scripted-it finale oddly enough made sense.

Barry Jenkins on 'Moonlight's' surprise win: 'To hell with dreams! I'm done with it because this is true'

 (Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP)
(Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP)

Very clearly, even in my dreams this could not be true, but to hell with dreams! I'm done with it because this is true. Oh, my goodness. I have to say it is true, it's not fake. We've been on the [awards show circuit] with these guys for so long and that was so gracious, so generous of them. My love to "La La Land," my love to everybody. Man.

Barry Jenkins, on "Moonlight" best picture win

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