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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Worst: Gary Oldman's
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Worst: Gary Oldman's "It's Your Turn" Best Actor Award

In many respects, the Oscars are a never-ending attempt to right the wrongs of previous ceremonies. Which means that most every year, several winners are destined to take home the trophy not so much for being the best, but for having been overlooked at some earlier date. It's not that Gary Oldman didn't cut an impressive Winston Churchill – although under all the makeup and prosthetics, it was a bit hard to tell. It's just that he was more memorable in 2011's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. (Or Sid and Nancy. Or Prick Up Your Ears. Or ...) Perhaps there's Churchill fatigue right now (see also: The Crown), but Oldman's performance in The Darkest Hour failed to generate the same electric enthusiasm as, say, Timothée Chalamet's in Call Me By Your Name or Daniel Kaluuya's in Get Out. He didn't rival Daniel Day-Lewis in Phantom Thread, either. Instead, Oldman split the difference between the intriguing newcomers and the already decorated, making for a predictable if not particularly exciting win. PR

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