This year’s Oscar winner for Best Documentary Feature was O.J.: Made in America, Ezra Edelman’s epic examination of O.J. Simpson’s life, career, and the murder trial that captivated the American imagination. It was a truly remarkable achievement in non-fiction filmmaking; not just the best doc of 2016 but the best film of any kind of 2016 (at least according to the schlub who runs this website). Its Academy Award was richly deserved.
Every year, when the Oscar nominations are announced, a considerable amount of time is spent debating who was snubbed. But for every film that was expecting to get nominated and didn't, there's a film that no one was expecting to get nominated and did. This is the story of those films. The movies you'll look back on and wonder exactly how the heck it ever got nominated for an Oscar.
When it comes to taking fashion risks, awards shows are the ideal time to just buck up and go for it. There are like, millions of people watching, after all. That being said, it does take a whole 'lotta guts to ere on the side of crazy couture, but this year's Oscars were bound to have some of those fashion risks, right? You betcha! Check out the craziest getups from the Red Carpet.
Here it is. The bit that puts Seth MacFarlane either on a course to success or so many hours of suck. William Shatner seemed like an ... odd choice, but maybe it's a sign that this is just the beginning of a four-hour episode of 'Family Guy.'
When the Best Picture is named Sunday at the Academy Awards it will have been selected by the 5,765 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
But would things have been different if instead the general public was tasked with awarding the Best Picture Oscar?