The biggest moments from the 2024 Oscars

The Oscars is one among the biggest — if not the biggest — nights in the American leisure business yearly, and the 2024 Oscars have been no completely different. All the stars have been out tonight, from Greatest Actor nominees like Jeffrey Wright, Paul Giamatti, and Cillian Murphy to Greatest Director nominees like Christopher Nolan, Martin Scorsese, and Jonathan Glazer.

The evening all the time kicks off earlier than the occasion formally begins, with some completely killer purple carpet moments (and this yr, an excellent canine made a particular look). Greatest Supporting Actress Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph and The Zone of Curiosity director Jonathan Glazer gave some highly effective speeches. Billie Eilish and Ryan Gosling introduced the Barbie soundtrack to life. The Boy and the Heron beat out some worthy opponents for Greatest Animated Characteristic.

Oh, additionally John Cena obtained bare!

In case you missed the three-hour-long broadcast — otherwise you simply wish to relive a few of the greatest moments — listed here are the biggest moments from the 2024 Academy Awards.

Messi seated at the Oscars

The Oscars is all about deciding who’s the yr’s greatest actor, actress, and director, however one query that’s one way or the other eluded the Academy till this yr: Who’s a superb boy? Or fairly, who’s the yr’s goodest boy? Messi the canine from Anatomy of a Fall, that’s who! There was a bit of uncertainty if everybody’s favourite pooch was coming to this yr’s ceremony, however fortunately, Messi was capable of clear his busy schedule to make an look at Hollywood’s biggest evening.

Eugene Lee Yang stuns in his scene-stealing Oscar look

Photograph: Sarah Morris/WireImage

It’s anticipated that for those who’re strolling the purple carpet for the Oscars, it’s good to present up in your most eye-popping formal apparel. Nimona star and former Attempt Man Eugene Lee Yang confirmed up tonight intent to take dwelling the honor for this yr’s most attention-grabbing ensemble: A sublime purple go well with jacket complimented with an extended flowing gown backside.

Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph wins greatest speech with the evening’s first speech

Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph gave a transferring speech whereas accepting the award for Greatest Supporting Actress for her position in Alexander Payne’s The Holdovers. Co-star Paul Giamatti, who walked Da’Vine as much as the stage when her identify was introduced, shed seen tears as Randolph talked about the energy of being seen, accepted, and celebrated for her value and thanking her mom, lecturers, and publicists for guiding and supporting her in her profession.

The Boy and the Heron wins, Hayao Miyazaki stays dwelling

Whereas this yr’s Greatest Animated Characteristic class was stacked with terrific nominees, Spider-Man: Throughout The Spider-Verse and Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and the Heron have been the movies most favored to win the prestigious award. After months of anticipation, The Boy and the Heron was lastly revealed to be this yr’s winner for Greatest Animated Characteristic.

His first feature-length animated movie in over a decade, The Boy and the Heron marks Miyazaki’s second time successful the award for Greatest Animated Characteristic after his landmark win for 2001’s Spirited Away.

Wire Jefferson calls out risk-averse studios taking dangers on $200 million motion pictures

Wire Jefferson accepted the award for Greatest Tailored Screenplay for his work on American Fiction. In his speech, Jefferson took a second to name out Hollywood studios to take extra possibilities on unique movies like American Fiction. “I understand this is a risk-averse industry,” Jefferson mentioned. “But instead of making one $200 million movies, try making ten $20 million movies. The next Scorsese is out there, the next Nolan is out there; they just want a shot.”

Billie Eilish melts the viewers by performing “What Was I Made For?”

Billie Eilish took the stage along with her brother and collaborator Finneas O’Connell for a stirring orchestral rendition of her music ‘What Was I Made For?’ from the Barbie soundtrack. The music is nominated for this yr’s Greatest Authentic Tune alongside fellow Barbie monitor “I’m Just Ken.”

Bare John Cena will get efficiency nervousness streaking throughout the stage

The male physique just isn’t a joke, Jimmy Kimmel.

And in case you have been questioning… sure, he actually was buns out.

The Zone of Curiosity director Jonathan Glazer calls consideration to the ongoing Israeli-Palestine battle

Jonathan Glazer took time in his acceptance speech for Greatest Worldwide Characteristic on behalf of The Zone of Curiosity to name out the historic parallels between the occasions of the Holocaust drama and the ongoing humanitarian disaster of the Israeli-Palestine battle. “All our choices were made to reflect and confront us in the present,” Glazer mentioned. “Our film shows where dehumanization leads at its worst.”

Robert Downey Jr. wins Greatest Supporting Actor, thanks his lawyer

In a profession first, Robert Downey Jr. received the award for Greatest Supporting Actor for his efficiency as Lewis Strauss in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer. “I’d like to thank my terrible childhood, and the Academy, in that order,” Downey mentioned. “I’d like to thank my veterinarian – I meant, wife, Susan Downey. She found me a snarling rescue pet, and loved me back to life.”

Messi applauding for Robert Downey Jr. for his win

D’aww, who’s a superb boy? Messi’s a superb boy!

Twins stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito reunite on stage, air shared animosity for the Caped Crusader

“Batman, that son of a bitch.”

Godzilla Minus One wins the award for Greatest Visible Results

With plastic Godzilla toys in hand, the visible results group for Godzilla Minus One and Director Takashi Yamazaki took to the Oscars stage to just accept this yr’s award for Greatest Visible Results. In a transferring speech, Yamazaki in contrast his group to the underdog efforts of Rocky Balboa — beating the odds to show that it doesn’t matter what, everybody has an opportunity.

20 Days in Mariupol director accepts Oscar, saying he wished he by no means needed to make the movie in the first place

20 Days in Mariupol director Mstyslav Chernov took to the stage to just accept the award for this yr’s greatest Documentary Characteristic. In his acceptance speech, Chernov referred to as consideration to the auspiciousness of the Oscar win — the first in Ukrainian historical past — and expressed his sincerest want that the historical past of the Russian-Ukrainian struggle is informed and remembered in truth.

“I’ll be the first director on this stage who will say, ‘I wish I never made this film’,” Chernov mentioned. “I wish I could exchange this for Russia never attacking Ukraine, never occupying our cities. I cannot change the history, I cannot change the past. But all together – among you, some of the most talented people in the world – we can make sure the record is set straight, and the truth will prevail. And that the people of Mariupol and those who have given their lives will never be forgotten. Cinema forms memories, and memories form history.”

John Mulaney recaps Subject of Goals

After extolling some nice strains of cinema (together with “He was in the Amazon with my mom when she was researching spiders right before she died”), John Mulaney went right into a rapid-fire SparkNotes rundown of the plot of Subject of Goals, utilizing the phrase “ghost baseball” a number of occasions greater than any Oscar ceremony on report.

Ryan Gosling performs “I’m Just Ken,” Slash performs guitar!

In a glittery pink go well with, Ryan Gosling began to croon Ken’s huge anthem from the viewers, earlier than he took the the stage with a bunch of fellow Kens. It was vibrant and pink, with huge Barbie face props and a few karate chops. Additionally, Slash from Weapons N’ Roses!

Billie Eilish and Finneas make all younger individuals look dangerous by successful second Oscar earlier than turning 30

Billie Eilish and Finneas accepted the Oscar for Greatest Authentic Tune for “What Was I Made For?” In an emotional speech, Eilish thanked director Margot Robbie and everybody who was deeply affected by Barbie and the music. With this win, Billie Eilish turned the first girl to win the “Triple Crown” (Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe) for a piece of movie music twice.

Christopher Nolan wins Greatest Director, will get performed off by the theme for Pirates of the Caribbean

Christopher Nolan took dwelling the award for Greatest Director on behalf of Oppenheimer. In his acceptance speech, Nolan thanked his spouse and producer Emma Thomas, and commented on how honored he felt to be thought-about part of cinema’s century-long legacy. “We don’t know where this incredible journey is going from here, but to know that you think I’m a meaningful part of it means the world to me.” Then, they performed him off to Hans Zimmer’s Pirates of the Caribbean theme. Bizarre!

Emma Stone wins Greatest Actress with a damaged gown

For her position as Bella Baxter in Poor Issues, Emma Stone received the award for Greatest Actress, tearfully accepting the award (and mentioning to the presenters that her gown broke, most likely a while throughout the “I’m Just Ken” efficiency). Stone appeared extremely shocked to just accept the award, particularly when up towards Lily Gladstone and Sandra Hüller.

“It’s not about me,” Stone mentioned, referring to what Poor Issues director Yorgos Lanthimos suggested her a couple of doable acceptance speech. “It’s about a team that came together to make something greater than the sum of its parts. That is the best part of making movies.”

Oppenheimer wins Greatest Image, Al Pacino says… one thing?

Al Pacino offered the award for Greatest Image, saying Oppenheimer’s win in a path of syllables that everybody in the viewers was capable of make out simply nicely sufficient for the winners to take the stage. Producer Emma Thomas Nolan gave the acceptance speech, thanking the Academy, her youngsters, and her husband Christopher Nolan. “The reason this movie is the movie it was, was Chris Nolan. He’s singular, he’s brilliant… and I’m so grateful for you.”

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