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Oscars 2017 live updates: 'Moonlight' wins best picture after botched announcement

Glenn Whipp

Columnist

Glenn Whipp covers the awards season for the Los Angeles Times, beginning at the fall film festivals and continuing to the Academy Awards. He also writes a monthly column on film and reports on television leading up to the Emmy Awards. A member of the Los Angeles Film Critics Assn., Glenn has been writing about movies for the past 20 years for the Associated Press, Variety and the Los Angeles Daily News.

Recent Articles

  • How 'Moonlight' won the Oscar for best picture

    How 'Moonlight' won the Oscar for best picture

    When “La La Land” lost the costumes Oscar, it wasn’t a big deal. When it didn’t take either of the sound categories, that raised an eyebrow or two. Then, after it took its first Oscar for production design, it lost film editing. But that Oscar has gone to only one best picture winner this decade....

  • Casey Affleck wins lead actor Oscar for 'Manchester by the Sea'

    Casey Affleck wins lead actor Oscar for 'Manchester by the Sea'

    Casey Affleck won the lead acting Oscar for his aching, inward turn as a man resigned to grief in “Manchester by the Sea.” It is Affleck’s first Oscar. He was also nominated in the supporting actor category for the 2007 film “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.” Affleck...

  • Viola Davis wins supporting actress Oscar for 'Fences'

    Viola Davis wins supporting actress Oscar for 'Fences'

    Viola Davis was considered something of an Oscar shoo-in the moment it was announced she would be reprising her Tony Award-winning role in the film adaptation of “Fences.” Davis made good on that potential Sunday, winning the supporting actress Oscar for her portrayal of Rose Maxson, a devoted...

  • Viola Davis on the 'snot-dripping, leaving-poop-and-pee-on-the-floor moment' that won her the Oscar

    Viola Davis on the 'snot-dripping, leaving-poop-and-pee-on-the-floor moment' that won her the Oscar

    Oscars 2017 updates: 'Moonlight' named best picture after Warren Beatty gets wrong envelope Feb. 26, 2017, 11:42 p.m. In a stunning turn, "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar after "La La Land" was incorrectly named. The "La La Land" team were in the process of giving thanks when it was announced...

  • Oscar nomination of sound mixer on Benghazi movie '13 Hours' is pulled

    Oscar nomination of sound mixer on Benghazi movie '13 Hours' is pulled

    Oscars 2017 updates: 'Moonlight' named best picture after Warren Beatty gets wrong envelope Feb. 26, 2017, 11:42 p.m. In a stunning turn, "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar after "La La Land" was incorrectly named. The "La La Land" team were in the process of giving thanks when it was announced...

  • Here's who's going to win all 24 Oscar categories

    Here's who's going to win all 24 Oscar categories

    Oscars 2017 updates: 'Moonlight' named best picture after Warren Beatty gets wrong envelope Feb. 26, 2017, 11:42 p.m. In a stunning turn, "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar after "La La Land" was incorrectly named. The "La La Land" team were in the process of giving thanks when it was announced...

  • Natalie Portman will not be attending the Oscars

    Natalie Portman will not be attending the Oscars

    Oscars 2017 updates: 'Moonlight' named best picture after Warren Beatty gets wrong envelope Feb. 26, 2017, 11:42 p.m. In a stunning turn, "Moonlight" won the best picture Oscar after "La La Land" was incorrectly named. The "La La Land" team were in the process of giving thanks when it was announced...

  • Why Natalie Portman won't be attending the Oscars

    Why Natalie Portman won't be attending the Oscars

    Walking the Oscars’ red carpet is a chore even under the best of circumstances. When you’re several months pregnant? Forget it. At least, that’s what Natalie Portman is saying. The Oscar nominee, lauded in the lead actress category for playing Jacqueline Kennedy in the biopic “Jackie” has announced...

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