So, the Oscars 2018 finally took centre stage at the Dolby Theatre that was bursting with stars glowing with glamour, first time nominees and prepared speeches. The night had its high’s and its low’s, hilarious to awkward moments and some memorable ones. So here’s a breakdown of a few of our favourite moments that got us going.
JIMMY KIMMEL’S ON POINT MONOLOGUE
He was comical, witty and sensitive and referenced the Times Up movement and with the first of many jokes, he addresses pressing issues.
THE JET SKI SURPRISE
Oscars are long so Jimmy Kimmel had to pull an original stunt and decided to offer a Jet Ski to the winner who would give the shortest speech. Guess who presented the prize?
WHEN TIFFANY HADISH WANTED A NEW MAMA
Tiffany Hadish had a dream come true when she spotted Meryl Streep in the front row and while presenting an award, she found the best opportunity to speak with her idol. Haddish pounced, saying from the stage, I want you to be my mama one day!
J. LAW. & HER PLAYFUL POSES
J.Law is fun, relatable and we love her high spirits, so when she said, she had “nothing to do” at the Oscars, we trusted her. She certainly had fun and avoided any falls!
THE OSCAR PARTY SURPRISE THE MOVIEGOERS
Jimmy did it last year, and Jimmy did it this year. The last year he invited moviegoers and this year, he crashed unsuspecting moviegoers with celebrities including Gal Gadot, Lupita Nyong’o, Margot Robbie, Armie Hammer, Ansel Elgort, and more at a cinema nearby. “I have an announcement to make,” Kimmel said.
THE BEST ACTRESS NOMINEES HUG IT OUT
Probably this moment was not given much limelight but the four actresses who lost to Frances McDormand shared a moment at the end of the award ceremony and gathered for a group hug on stage because they were invited on stage for a moment of recognition for their fine work.
SRI DEVI AND SASHI KAPOOR HONORED POSTHUMOUSLY
They were remembered for their craft in the memoriam montage with all the other deceased for the Indian audience.