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Mahershala Ali is the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar

Mahershala Ali is the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar There are many reasons to applaud Moonlight's victory at the 89th Annual Academy Awards, one of which is that a black Muslim man won Best Supporting Actor in Trump's America.Mahershala Ali, 43, became the fifth black actor to win an Oscar for his or her supporting role, and the first-ever Muslim to take home an acting Oscar in history, per the LA Times.

The night that broke the Oscars: How the 2017 awards changes the game forever

The night that broke the Oscars: How the 2017 awards changes the game forever After a bit of fumbling and a series of confused looks off-stage, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway finally announced La La Land as the Best Picture winner.In the foreground was La La Land producer Fred Berger clutching his gold statuette and accepting the award.

That insane Best Picture mix-up came too late to save the Oscars' ratings

That insane Best Picture mix-up came too late to save the Oscars' ratings Instead, the 89th Academy Awards ceremony continued its ratings slide — averaging 32.9 million total viewers and a 9.

PricewaterhouseCoopers messed up the Oscars big time. Will people still trust it with their taxes?

PricewaterhouseCoopers messed up the Oscars big time. Will people still trust it with their taxes? PricewaterhouseCoopers, the vaunted accounting firm that has lorded over Oscars secrets for decades, usually relies on the Academy Awards for some easy, free publicity as tax season approaches.The firm's Twitter mentions were soon swamped with reactions from critics, some mocking, some angry, and some simply bemused at how the firm could flub such a seemingly simple task.

That Oscars screw-up could have been avoided with this one design change

That Oscars screw-up could have been avoided with this one design change Large lettering could have saved a whole lot of Oscars drama.Seemingly puzzled, he showed stage-mate Faye Dunaway the card, and she said "La La Land.

Rogue None: Why the Force isn't with Star Wars at the Oscars

Rogue None: Why the Force isn't with Star Wars at the Oscars It lost in both — continuing a 33-year streak in which no Star Wars movie has won a single Oscar.But it had to rankle that the only Lucas to ever get a regular Academy Award for Star Wars was his then-wife Marcia, who won for film editing.

5 classic movies you won't believe have fewer Oscars than 'Suicide Squad'

5 classic movies you won't believe have fewer Oscars than 'Suicide Squad' Everyone's still talking about the craziest thing that happened at the Oscars on Sunday: Suicide Squad winning one.The situation is so bad that for every Suicide Squad win, there aren't any for the following.

Cinema just can't resist pranking its audience after that Oscars mix-up

Cinema just can't resist pranking its audience after that Oscars mix-up Now one London cinema has made light of the mix-up by pranking an audience at a Moonlight showing by playing the first 20 seconds of La La Land.Owing to an envelope mix-up, presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announced that La La Land had won Best Picture.

The Oscar for best performance of all time goes to...

The Oscar for best performance of all time goes to... With so many different types of performances on screen, so many iconic portrayals that exist up and down the spectrum of emotion, it's impossible to actually rank them.So we decided to look at them categorically: comedy next to drama, big next to small, classic next to method etc.

Here's what happened to all the leftover Oscars food this year

Here's what happened to all the leftover Oscars food this year Thanks to a group initiative and the help of one inspiring actress, the large amounts of leftover food from this year's Oscars ceremony did not go to waste.According to an Instagram post from Pinto, she and Copia worked with some of the most popular Oscars after parties to deliver this year's leftover food to various Los Angeles communities in need.

Cry of the week: Viola Davis wins an Oscar and inspires us so much it hurts

Cry of the week: Viola Davis wins an Oscar and inspires us so much it hurts Welcome to our new weekly series "Cry of the Week," in which we highlight whatever moment made us ugly cry on our couches the most in the past seven days.Viola Davis' win at Sunday's 89th Annual Academy Awards was a career milestone and a victory for artists and women of color around the world.

American paparazzi confuse Deepika Padukone with Priyanka Chopra and she isn't amused

American paparazzi confuse Deepika Padukone with Priyanka Chopra and she isn't amused They've both appeared on the same talk shows.For the second time, the American media has mistaken Deepika Padukone of xXx: Return of Xander Cage fame with Priyanka Chopra of Quantico fame.

Nicole Kidman has a pretty legit excuse for her weird seal clap at the Oscars

Nicole Kidman has a pretty legit excuse for her weird seal clap at the Oscars Yet for weeks, we've scratched our heads at Nicole Kidman's entrancing seal-like clap at the Oscars.The angle at which Kidman's fingers point and the weird contact she makes between the bottom of her palms has been one of life's enduring mysteries.

Ryan Gosling finally explains why he giggled his way through the Oscars mix-up

Ryan Gosling finally explains why he giggled his way through the Oscars mix-up Many of the questions surrounding that Oscars "Best Picture" blunder have been answered, except this one: Why was Ryan Gosling giggling to himself during the fracas?While those watching were aghast, and the cast and crew of La La Land looked shocked, there was Gosling — ever-so-slightly amused by the moment.

New 'Dunkirk' footage is a heart-pounding Christopher Nolan master class

New 'Dunkirk' footage is a heart-pounding Christopher Nolan master class Christopher Nolan is the master of subtly creating unease — and also the master of putting Tom Hardy in a face-covering mask.What we already know from previous Dunkirk teasers: Tom Hardy plays a Spitfire fighter pilot who's patrolling the skies over the beach.

Oscars won't ditch the accounting firm responsible for this year's Best Picture blunder -- but there's a new rule

Oscars won't ditch the accounting firm responsible for this year's Best Picture blunder -- but there's a new rule There's no chance anyone will ever forget this year's big Oscars screwup.But the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has apparently decided they're willing to forgive it.

Teen promposes to Emma Stone by epically recreating 'La La Land' opening number

Teen promposes to Emma Stone by epically recreating 'La La Land' opening number ✨ It appears that way, ever since the smoothest teen of all, 17-year-old Jacob Staudenmaier, decided he would ask his celebrity crush, the beautiful and talented star of La La Land, Emma Stone, to be his date to prom.In perhaps the most epic way possible, Staudenmaier, a junior at Arcadia High School in Phoenix, Arizona, set out to win Stone's heart by putting his own epic spin on the La La Land opening number and shooting a music video at his school.