The Academy Awards started out with a Best Actor in a Supporting Role win for one of the film’s stars Mahershala Ali, who played a compassionate drug dealer. Moonlight also took out the gong for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Listen to Mia Freedman, Laura Brodnik, Brittany Stewart and Monique Bowley debrief on the 2017 Oscars. Post continues below.
La La Land’s Emma Stone picked up the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. The hit musical also took out the gongs for Best Director, Cinematography and Production Design.
Casey Affleck won the Oscar for Best Actor in Leading Role for his performance in Manchester by the Sea, and once again Brie Larson presented Affleck with his award.
As Mamamia previously reported, there was an awkward moment at the Golden Globes earlier this year when Larson presented Affleck with his Golden Globe for Best Actor.
Two female colleagues who worked with Affleck on a 2010 film he directed, I'm Still Here, have alleged Affleck verbally and sexually harassed them on various occasions. (Post continues after gallery.)