The backstage Oscars feed shows the moment hosts—including ESPN’s Adnan Virk—and the stars of Moonlight realized the epic screwup that led to La La Land being initially announced as Best Picture winner. There are some fantastic shots of the shocked crowd here, too.
“This is not a joke.”
La La Land is a movie carried by talented actors doing their best with what they were given. One of the things they were given was this hideous souffle-cake chimera which Ryan Gosling believably portrays as food.
La La Land is not good. Actually it’s bad. It’s going to win a bunch of Oscars because it has Ryan Gosling in it, and Ryan Gosling is a handsome man who is understood to choose good roles in ambitious awards-y movies, and then to not make many facial expressions in those movies, in a style of acting that we are meant…