Monday, February 29, 2016

Oscars 2016: Five things we learned in the 88th ceremony – Le Parisien

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Leonardo DiCaprio finally rewarded the historic double from Inarritu, six Oscars “Mad Max : Fury Road “… here are five major events to remember this 88th ceremony that took place on Sunday 28 February in Los Angeles.

Leonardo DiCaprio The coronation The Oscars
ended the curse of the famous Hollywood star. After four failed attempts, the actor is finally rewarded for his work done in “The Revenant”. A price that was greeted by a standing ovation punctuated by an ecological discourse, a theme dear to the actor.

The doubled Inarritu The Mexican became the
third director lift the golden statuette for two consecutive years after John Ford and Joseph L. Mankiewicz in the 40 and 50. Already rewarded last year for “Birdman”, the filmmaker has risen this year on stage to savor his victory with “the Revenant”.

the first Oscar for Ennio Morricone
A 87-year-old Italian composer won his first Oscar, leaving aside the Honorary Oscar received in 2007. Nominated five times during his career is finally signing the soundtrack of Quentin Tarantino’s “the Eight bastards” Ennio Morricone won his first title.

the six Oscars “Mad Max: Fury Road”
the number of statuettes, the film by George Miller who flew over the 88th ceremony. “Mad Max: Fury Road” has won all of his awards in the technical categories (editing, sets, costumes, makeup and hair, sound editing and sound mixing)

evoked controversy. Chris Rock
as host of the ceremony, the comedian and actor has obviously bounced on the lack of African-American representatives at the Oscars, starting his opening speech. “Hollywood is a racist? Yes, completely,” replied the presenter before adding, “But it is a racism which we are accustomed.” “We just want the same opportunities as white players” concludes Chris Rock who has used the controversy as a running gag throughout the evening.


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