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Last Sunday, Hollywood’s elite gathered at the famous Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard to celebrate the greatest cinematic achievements of the year. For anyone who didn’t catch it, or wants to relive the three-and-a-half-hour event, check out the best moments from the 90th Oscar Ceremony.

1. Helen Mirren ~ is all of us ~ attending a social event as she downs shots when she arrives at the awards.

2. When Tiffany Haddish jumped over a rope to meet Meryl Streep.

3. The. Black. Panther. Cast.

4. Jimmy Kimmel’s Opening Monologue.

5. Rita Moreno wearing the same dress she wore in 1962 when she won Best Supporting Actress as Anita in West Side Story.

7. Mary J. Blige making history as the first person ever to be nominated in the categories of Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Song, both for Mudbound, on the same night.

7. Common and Andra Day support social justice movements and call out the NRA during their performance of “Stand Up For Something” From Marshall.

8. Tiffany Haddish and Maya Rudolph presenting in their slippers.

9. Allison Janney’s acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress for I, Tonya.

10. Jordan Peele making history as the first black man to win Best Original Screenplay for Get Out.

11. Rachel Stelton signing her speech as she accepts the Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film for The Silent Child.

12. Lupita Nyong’o and Kumail Nanjiani send a powerful message to DREAMERS in America. 

13. Guillermo Del Toro checking the Best Picture envelope – just to make sure.

14. Frances McDormand having all the female nominees of the night stand with her.

15. Frances McDormand’s final words.

An inclusion rider is a clause in an actor’s contract that ensures gender and racial equality when hiring on movie sets by demanding 50% diversity among all workers on a movie set.

16. Frances McDormand in general. 

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Hi, I'm Kailey, a fourth-year student studying Biomedical Sciences and English at the University of Ottawa. I'm an avid traveller, Starbucks dependent life-form, book lover, a devout fan of 80s music, wine addict, movie guru and a proud supporter of sweatpants and messy buns.
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