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: Women Still Fared Poorly in Most Categories
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Worst: Women Still Fared Poorly in Most Categories

That said, despite the lip service paid to the importance of diversity and women's issues, the distribution of awards didn't do very much to rectify any imbalances. Rachel Morrison was the first woman ever to be nominated for cinematography (for Mudbound), but she didn't win. Neither did Mary H. Ellis, the sixth woman nominated for sound mixing (Baby Driver). Greta Gerwig was only the fifth woman to be nominated for best director, but Lady Bird was shut out. And French director Agnés Varda, who at the triumphant age of 89 was nominated for best documentary feature for the divine, humane, unexpectedly uplifting Faces Places, sadly went home empty-handed. Meanwhile, women were completely absent from the sound editing, score, and visual effects categories. Awareness is great. Recognition would be even better. PR

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