20 Best, Worst and Most WTF Moments of Oscars 2018

From Kimmel's monologue to deserved wins (and unfortunate shut-outs), the highlights, low points and headscratchers from last night's Oscars

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Best: Frances McDormand's Barn-Burning Acceptance Speech
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Best: Frances McDormand's Barn-Burning Acceptance Speech

In her role as Mildred Hayes in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Frances McDormand embodied the unblinking stare of all women who were fed up as hell with the state of sexism in 2017. So it's no surprise that she brought a similar energy to her Best Actress speech, which began with the declaration: "I've got some things to say." Before long, McDormand had placed her Oscar on the ground and invited all the women nominated in every category to stand and got to the nitty gritty: "We all have stories we need to tell and projects we need financed." It was a no-nonsense, deeply felt call to the industry to pay more than lip service to the notion of giving women a seat at the table. And if you're a little lost on what an "inclusion rider" is, here's a handy primer. JS

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