Between difficulties in finding a host, drastic changes to the ceremony first announced and then reversed and scandals plaguing some of the nominated films, has there been a more chaotic Academy Awards season than this year’s in recent memory? Most likely not. But all of that was prelude to the actual 91st Annual Academy Awards ceremony itself and FilmBuffOnline Editor-in-Chief Rich Drees and FilmBuffOnline Contributing Editor Natasha Bogutzki have the morning-after report – a no-holds barred discussion of the winners, losers and moments that made or broke the evening.
Still not having found a replacement for Kevin Hart, the Academy is wondering if perhaps not having a host at all is the way to go this year. [click for more]
The comic steps down from hosting the Oscars telecast amid a growing controversy over old homophobic comments on social media. [click for more]