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: The General Level of Awareness at This Year's Ceremony
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Best: The General Level of Awareness at This Year's Ceremony

This year there was a pervasive sense that things need to change, and perhaps for the first time it didn't come across as mere posturing. The mood of the room was different. The old-school Hollywood royalty were largely absent – your Afflecks and Damons, your Clooneys and DiCaprios. Instead, there were lots of fresh faces in attendance. An openly trans actress presented for the first time, and her movie, A Fantastic Woman, won best foreign language film. Jordan Peele took home the statue for best original screenplay for a movie that confronts racism. Coco celebrated its Mexican roots with a contagious performance of the winning song "Remember Me." Most of the musical performances tapped into an ocean of emotions. Four out of the nine movies for best picture were female-driven. Emma Stone pointed out that "four males and Greta Gerwig" were vying for Best Director. Taken together, it was possible to believe we were witnessing the dawn of a new era. PR 

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