Contents 1 Winners and nominees 1.1 Awards 1.2 Governors Awards 1.3 Films with multiple nominations and awards 2 Presenters and performers 2.1 Presenters 2.2 Performers 3 Ceremony information 3.1 Box office performance of nominated films 3.2 Criticism regarding lack of diversity 3.3 Asian accountants joke 3.4 Critical reception and television ratings 4 In Memoriam 5 See also 6 Notes and references 6.1 Notes 6.2 References 7 External links


Winners and nominees[edit] The nominees for the 88th Academy Awards were announced on January 14, 2016, at 5:30 a.m. PST (13:30 UTC), at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, California, by directors Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs, and actor John Krasinski.[10] The Revenant led all nominees with twelve nominations; Mad Max: Fury Road came in second with ten.[11] The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on February 28, 2016.[12] With two Oscars, Spotlight was the first film since 1952's The Greatest Show on Earth to win Best Picture with only one other award.[13] Alejandro G. Iñárritu became the third individual to win two consecutive Oscars for Best Director.[N 1][8] By virtue of his previous nomination for his portrayal of the titular character in 1976's Rocky, Best Supporting Actor nominee Sylvester Stallone was the sixth person to be nominated for playing the same role in two different films.[14] At the age of 87, Ennio Morricone was believed to be the oldest competitive winner in Oscar history.[N 2][15] Having previously won for Gravity and Birdman, Emmanuel Lubezki became the first person to win three consecutive Best Cinematography awards.[16] Awards[edit] Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Best Director winner Leonardo DiCaprio, Best Actor winner Brie Larson, Best Actress winner Mark Rylance, Best Supporting Actor winner Alicia Vikander, Best Supporting Actress winner Tom McCarthy, Best Original Screenplay co-winner Adam McKay, Best Adapted Screenplay co-winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Best Documentary Jonas Rivera, Best Animated Feature co-winner László Nemes, Best Foreign Language Film winner Ennio Morricone, Best Original Score winner Sam Smith, Best Original Song co-winner Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger ().[17] Best Picture Spotlight – Michael Sugar, Steve Golin, Nicole Rocklin, and Blye Pagon Faust The Big Short – Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner Bridge of Spies – Steven Spielberg, Marc Platt, and Kristie Macosko Krieger Brooklyn – Finola Dwyer and Amanda Posey Mad Max: Fury Road – Doug Mitchell and George Miller The Martian – Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer, and Mark Huffam The Revenant  – Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mary Parent, and Keith Redmon Room – Ed Guiney Best Director Alejandro G. Iñárritu – The Revenant Adam McKay – The Big Short George Miller – Mad Max: Fury Road Lenny Abrahamson – Room Tom McCarthy – Spotlight Best Actor Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant as Hugh Glass Bryan Cranston – Trumbo as Dalton Trumbo Matt Damon – The Martian as Mark Watney Michael Fassbender – Steve Jobs as Steve Jobs Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl as Lili Elbe Best Actress Brie Larson – Room as Joy "Ma" Newsome Cate Blanchett – Carol as Carol Aird Jennifer Lawrence – Joy as Joy Mangano Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years as Kate Mercer Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn as Eilis Lacey Best Supporting Actor Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies as Rudolf Abel Christian Bale – The Big Short as Michael Burry Tom Hardy – The Revenant as John Fitzgerald Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight as Michael Rezendes Sylvester Stallone – Creed as Rocky Balboa Best Supporting Actress Alicia Vikander – The Danish Girl as Gerda Wegener Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight as Daisy Domergue Rooney Mara – Carol as Therese Belivet Rachel McAdams – Spotlight as Sacha Pfeiffer Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs as Joanna Hoffman Best Original Screenplay Spotlight – Written by Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer Bridge of Spies – Written by Matt Charman, Ethan Coen, and Joel Coen Ex Machina – Written by Alex Garland Inside Out – Screenplay by Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley; Original story by Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen Straight Outta Compton – Screenplay by Jonathan Herman and Andrea Berloff; Story by S. Leigh Savidge, Alan Wenkus, and Andrea Berloff Best Adapted Screenplay The Big Short – Adam McKay and Charles Randolph based on the book by Michael Lewis Brooklyn – Nick Hornby based on the novel by Colm Tóibín Carol – Phyllis Nagy based on the novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith The Martian – Drew Goddard based on the novel by Andy Weir Room – Emma Donoghue based on her novel Best Animated Feature Film Inside Out – Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera Anomalisa – Charlie Kaufman, Duke Johnson, and Rosa Tran Boy and the World – Alê Abreu Shaun the Sheep Movie – Mark Burton and Richard Starzak When Marnie Was There – Hiromasa Yonebayashi and Yoshiaki Nishimura Best Foreign Language Film Son of Saul (Hungary) in Hungarian – Directed by László Nemes Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia) in Spanish – Directed by Ciro Guerra Mustang (France) in Turkish – Directed by Deniz Gamze Ergüven Theeb (Jordan) in Arabic – Directed by Naji Abu Nowar A War (Denmark) in Danish – Directed by Tobias Lindholm Best Documentary – Feature Amy – Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees Cartel Land – Matthew Heineman and Tom Yellin The Look of Silence – Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sørensen What Happened, Miss Simone? – Liz Garbus, Amy Hobby, and Justin Wilkes Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom – Evgeny Afineevsky and Den Tolmor Best Documentary – Short Subject A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness – Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy Body Team 12 – David Darg and Bryn Mooser Chau, Beyond the Lines – Courtney Marsh and Jerry Franck Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah – Adam Benzine Last Day of Freedom – Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman Best Live Action Short Film Stutterer – Benjamin Cleary and Serena Armitage Ave Maria – Eric Dupont and Basil Khalil Day One – Henry Hughes Everything Will Be Okay – Patrick Vollrath Shok – Jamie Donoughue Best Animated Short Film Bear Story – Pato Escala Pierart and Gabriel Osorio Vargas Prologue – Imogen Sutton and Richard Williams Sanjay's Super Team – Nicole Paradis Grindle and Sanjay Patel We Can't Live Without Cosmos – Konstantin Bronzit World of Tomorrow – Don Hertzfeldt Best Original Score The Hateful Eight by Ennio Morricone Bridge of Spies by Thomas Newman Carol by Carter Burwell Sicario by Jóhann Jóhannsson Star Wars: The Force Awakens by John Williams Best Original Song "Writing's on the Wall" from Spectre – Music and Lyrics by Jimmy Napes and Sam Smith "Earned It" from Fifty Shades of Grey – Music and Lyrics by Ahamad Balshe, Stephan Moccio, Jason "Daheala" Quenneville, and Abel Tesfaye "Manta Ray" from Racing Extinction – Music by J. Ralph, Lyrics by Anohni "Simple Song #3" from Youth – Music and Lyrics by David Lang "Til It Happens to You" from The Hunting Ground – Music and Lyrics by Lady Gaga and Diane Warren Best Sound Editing Mad Max: Fury Road – Mark A. Mangini and David White The Martian – Oliver Tarney The Revenant – Martin Hernández and Lon Bender Sicario – Alan Robert Murray Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Matthew Wood and David Acord Best Sound Mixing Mad Max: Fury Road – Chris Jenkins, Gregg Rudloff, and Ben Osmo Bridge of Spies – Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom, and Drew Kunin The Martian – Paul Massey, Mark Taylor, and Mac Ruth The Revenant – Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño, Randy Thom, and Chris Duesterdiek Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, and Stuart Wilson Best Production Design Mad Max: Fury Road – Production Design: Colin Gibson; Set Decoration: Lisa Thompson Bridge of Spies – Production Design: Adam Stockhausen; Set Decoration: Rena DeAngelo and Bernhard Henrich The Danish Girl – Production Design: Eve Stewart; Set Decoration: Michael Standish The Martian –Production Design: Arthur Max; Set Decoration: Celia Bobak The Revenant – Production Design: Jack Fisk; Set Decoration: Hamish Purdy Best Cinematography The Revenant – Emmanuel Lubezki Carol – Edward Lachman The Hateful Eight – Robert Richardson Mad Max: Fury Road – John Seale Sicario – Roger Deakins Best Makeup and Hairstyling Mad Max: Fury Road – Lesley Vanderwalt, Elka Wardega, and Damian Martin The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared – Love Larson and Eva von Bahr The Revenant – Siân Grigg, Duncan Jarman, and Robert Pandini Best Costume Design Mad Max: Fury Road – Jenny Beavan Carol – Sandy Powell Cinderella – Sandy Powell The Danish Girl – Paco Delgado The Revenant – Jacqueline West Best Film Editing Mad Max: Fury Road – Margaret Sixel The Big Short – Hank Corwin The Revenant – Stephen Mirrione Spotlight – Tom McArdle Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey Best Visual Effects Ex Machina – Mark Williams Ardington, Sara Bennett, Paul Norris, and Andrew Whitehurst Mad Max: Fury Road – Andrew Jackson, Dan Oliver, Andy Williams, and Tom Wood The Martian – Anders Langlands, Chris Lawrence, Richard Stammers, and Steven Warner The Revenant – Richard McBride, Matt Shumway, Jason Smith, and Cameron Waldbauer Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Chris Corbould, Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, and Neal Scanlan Governors Awards[edit] The Academy held its 7th Annual Governors Awards ceremony on November 14, 2015, during which the following awards were presented:[6] Academy Honorary Awards Spike Lee — Filmmaker, educator, motivator, iconoclast, and artist.[18] Gena Rowlands — Who has illuminated the human experience through her brilliant, passionate and fearless performances.[18] Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Debbie Reynolds — For her charitable contributions and tireless efforts towards mental health as founding member of The Thalians.[19] Films with multiple nominations and awards[edit] Films that received multiple nominations[20] Nominations Film 12 The Revenant 10 Mad Max: Fury Road 7 The Martian 6 Bridge of Spies Carol Spotlight 5 Star Wars: The Force Awakens The Big Short 4 Room The Danish Girl 3 Brooklyn Sicario The Hateful Eight 2 Ex Machina Inside Out Steve Jobs Films that received multiple awards[21] Awards Film 6 Mad Max: Fury Road 3 The Revenant 2 Spotlight


Presenters and performers[edit] The following individuals presented awards or performed musical numbers.[22][23][24] Presenters[edit] Name(s) Role K, EllenEllen K Announcer for the 88th annual Academy Awards Blunt, EmilyEmily Blunt Theron, CharlizeCharlize Theron Presenters of the award for Best Original Screenplay Crowe, RussellRussell Crowe Gosling, RyanRyan Gosling Presenters of the award for Best Adapted Screenplay Silverman, SarahSarah Silverman Presenter of the performance of Best Original Song nominee "Writing's on the Wall" Cavill, HenryHenry Cavill Washington, KerryKerry Washington Presenters of the films The Martian and The Big Short on the Best Picture segment Simmons, J. K.J. K. Simmons Presenter of the award for Best Supporting Actress Blanchett, CateCate Blanchett Presenter of the award for Best Costume Design Carell, SteveSteve Carell Fey, TinaTina Fey Presenters of the award for Best Production Design Leto, JaredJared Leto Robbie, MargotMargot Robbie Presenters of the award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling Garner, JenniferJennifer Garner del Toro, BenicioBenicio del Toro Presenters of the films The Revenant and Mad Max: Fury Road on the Best Picture segment B. Jordan, MichaelMichael B. Jordan McAdams, RachelRachel McAdams Presenters of the award for Best Cinematography Chopra, PriyankaPriyanka Chopra Schreiber, LievLiev Schreiber Presenters of the award for Best Film Editing Boseman, ChadwickChadwick Boseman Chris Evans Chris Evans Presenters of the awards for Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing Serkis, AndyAndy Serkis Presenter of the award for Best Visual Effects Munn, OliviaOlivia Munn Segel, JasonJason Segel Presenter of the segment of the Academy Award for Technical Achievement !Presenters of the segment of the Academy Awards for Technical Achievement Kevin, Stuart, and Bob Kevin, Stuart, and Bob Presenters of the award for Best Animated Short Film Sheriff Woody, Sheriff Woody Lightyear, BuzzBuzz Lightyear The Squeeze Toy Aliens The Squeeze Toy Aliens Presenters of the award for Best Animated Feature Film Hart, KevinKevin Hart Presenter of the performance of Best Original Song nominee "Earned It" Winslet, KateKate Winslet Witherspoon, ReeseReese Witherspoon Presenters of the films Bridge of Spies and Spotlight on the Best Picture segment Arquette, PatriciaPatricia Arquette Presenter of the award for Best Supporting Actor C.K., LouisLouis C.K. Presenter of the award for Best Documentary – Short Subject Patel, DevDev Patel Ridley, DaisyDaisy Ridley Presenters of the award for Best Documentary Feature Goldberg, WhoopiWhoopi Goldberg Presenter of the segment of the Honorary Academy Awards and Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award Isaacs, Cheryl BooneCheryl Boone Isaacs (AMPAS president) Special presentation highlighting the benefits of film and diversity Gossett, Jr., LouisLouis Gossett, Jr. Presenter of the In Memoriam tribute Attah, AbrahamAbraham Attah Tremblay, JacobJacob Tremblay Presenters of the award for Best Live Action Short Film Byung-hun, LeeLee Byung-hun Vergara, SofíaSofía Vergara Presenters of the award for Best Foreign Language Film Biden, JoeJoe Biden Presenter of the performance of Best Original Song nominee "Til It Happens to You" Jones, QuincyQuincy Jones Williams, PharrellPharrell Williams Presenters of the award for Best Original Score Common Common Legend, JohnJohn Legend Presenters of the award for Best Original Song Cohen, Sacha BaronSacha Baron Cohen Wilde, OliviaOlivia Wilde Presenters of the films Room and Brooklyn on the Best Picture segment Abrams, J. J.J. J. Abrams Presenter of the award for Best Director Redmayne, EddieEddie Redmayne Presenter of the award for Best Actress Moore, JulianneJulianne Moore Presenter of the award for Best Actor Freeman, MorganMorgan Freeman Presenter of the award for Best Picture Performers[edit] Name(s) Role Performed Wheeler, HaroldHarold Wheeler Musical arranger and conductor Orchestral Sam Smith Sam Smith Performer "Writing's on the Wall" from Spectre The Weeknd, The Weeknd Performer "Earned It" from Fifty Shades of Grey Grohl, DaveDave Grohl Performer "Blackbird" during the annual In Memoriam tribute Lady Gaga, Lady Gaga Performer "Til It Happens to You" from The Hunting Ground


Ceremony information[edit] Chris Rock hosted the 88th Academy Awards. Due to the mixed reception and lower ratings resulting from the previous year's ceremony, producers Neil Meron and Craig Zadan declined to helm the upcoming festivities.[25] Shortly afterwards, actor Neil Patrick Harris announced that he would not host the Oscars for a second time. In an interview released from The Huffington Post, he said "I don't know that my family nor my soul could take it. It’s a beast. It was fun to check off the list, but for the amount of time spent and the understandable opinionated response, I don’t know that it’s a delightful balance to do every year or even again."[26] In September 2015, AMPAS recruited David Hill and Reginald Hudlin as producers of the ceremony.[27] "We're delighted to have this talented team on board," AMPAS president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said in a press release announcing the decision, "David is a true innovator with a dynamic personality. His vast experience as a live events producer, coupled with Reginald's energy, creativity and talent as a filmmaker, is sure to make this year's Oscar telecast a memorable one."[28] The following month, Hill and Hudlin selected actor and comedian Chris Rock to host the 2016 telecast.[29] They explained their decision to hire Rock back as host saying, "Chris Rock is truly the MVP of the entertainment industry. Comedian, actor, writer, producer, director, documentarian — he's done it all. He's going to be a phenomenal Oscar host!"[5] Rock expressed that he was thrilled to be selected to emcee the gala again, commenting, "I'm so glad to be hosting the Oscars, it's great to be back."[5] Several other individuals participated in the production of the ceremony. Radio disc jockey and personality Ellen K served as announcer for the show.[30] Byron Phillips and Harold Wheeler were hired as music producer and music director respectively.[4] For a third consecutive year Derek McLane returned to design a new set for the show.[31] Fatima Robinson was in charge of choreography for the broadcast.[31] For the first time, the Oscar statuettes were manufactured by Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry in Rock Tavern, New York.[32] In a further effort to streamline acceptance speeches, dedications were displayed on an on-screen ticker, rather than read by the winner.[33] Prior to introducing singer Lady Gaga's performance of Best Original Song nominee "Til It Happens to You" from the documentary film The Hunting Ground, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden pleaded with viewers to sign an online pledge supporting "It's On Us" to end campus sexual assault.[34] Box office performance of nominated films[edit] North American box office gross for Best Picture nominees[35] Film Pre-nomination (before Jan. 14) Post-nomination (Jan. 14 – Feb. 28) Post-awards (after Feb. 28) Total The Martian $226.6 million $1.8 million $53,548 $228.4 million The Revenant $54.1 million $116.5 million $11.9 million $182.6 million Mad Max: Fury Road $153.6 million -- -- $153.6 million Bridge of Spies $70.8 million $1.4 million $49,549 $72.3 million The Big Short $44.6 million $23.9 million $1.7 million $70.2 million Spotlight $28.8 million $10.3 million $5.5 million $44.6 million Brooklyn $22.8 million $13.7 million $1.6 million $38.1 million Room $5.2 million $8.2 million $1.2 million $14.7 million At the time of the nominations announcement on January 14, 2016, the combined gross of the nine Best Picture nominees at the American and Canadian box offices was $607 million, with an average of $75.8 million per film.[36] When the nominations were announced on January 14, 2016, The Martian was the highest-grossing film among the Best Picture nominees with $226.6 million in domestic box office receipts.[35] Mad Max: Fury Road was the second-highest-grossing film with $153.6 million; this was followed by Bridge of Spies ($70.7 million), The Revenant ($54.1 million), The Big Short ($44.6 million), Spotlight ($28.8 million), Brooklyn ($22.7 million), and Room ($5.1 million).[35] Of the top 50 grossing movies of the year, 46 nominations went to 11 films on the list. Only Inside Out (4th), The Martian (8th), Straight Outta Compton (18th), The Revenant (15th), Mad Max: Fury Road (21st), Creed (29th), and Bridge of Spies (42nd) were nominated for Best Picture, Best Animated Feature, or any of the directing, acting, or screenwriting awards. The other top 50 box office hits that earned nominations were Star Wars: The Force Awakens (1st), Cinderella (9th), Spectre (10th), and Fifty Shades of Grey (17th).[37] Criticism regarding lack of diversity[edit] Shortly after the nominations were announced, many media outlets observed that there was a lack of racial diversity amongst the nominees in major categories. For the second consecutive year, all twenty acting nominees and four out of the five directors nominated were Caucasian.[38] Activist and former attorney April Reign, who was credited with starting the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, tweeted, "It's actually worse than last year. Best Documentary and Best Original Screenplay. That's it. #OscarsSoWhite." She also noted that while the Caucasian screenwriters of the film Straight Outta Compton earned nominations, the African American cast of the film was overlooked.[39] As a result, the Academy was ridiculed again over social media with the aforementioned hashtag.[40] Moreover, actress Jada Pinkett Smith and director and newly minted Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award recipient Spike Lee announced plans to boycott the ceremony and encouraged others to not watch the telecast in protest of the lack of diversity.[41] Actor and model Tyrese Gibson and rapper 50 Cent also pressured Chris Rock to drop out of his Oscar hosting duties.[42] In response to the criticism, several individuals including AMPAS members voiced their opinions regarding the lack of diversity. Some members defended the Academy saying that the nominations are based on performance and merit, not race. Actress Penelope Ann Miller responded to the criticism by stating "I voted for a number of black performers, and I was sorry they weren't nominated. To imply that this is because all of us are racists is extremely offensive. I don't want to be lumped into a category of being a racist because I'm certainly not and because I support and benefit from the talent of black people in this business. It was just an incredibly competitive year."[43] In an interview with a French radio station, Best Actress nominee Charlotte Rampling said efforts to stage an boycott of the Oscars were "racist to whites."[44] Oscar winning producer Gerald R. Molen commented, "There is no racism except for those who create an issue. That is the worst kind. Using such an ugly way of complaining," He also denounced members criticizing the Academy's choices as "spoiled brats."[45] Others agreed that the Academy had a diversity problem and supported efforts towards change. Best Supporting Actress winner Lupita Nyong'o wrote, "I am disappointed by the lack of inclusion in this year's Academy Awards nominations. It has me thinking about unconscious prejudice and what merits prestige in our culture." She concluded by saying, "I stand with my peers who are calling for change in expanding the stories that are told and recognition of the people who tell them."[46] In a Facebook post, Best Actress winner Reese Witherspoon expressed her frustration with the lack of diversity among the nominees and added, “Nothing can diminish the quality of their work, but these filmmakers deserve recognition. As an Academy member, I would love to see a more diverse voting membership.”[47] During an interview with a reporter, President Barack Obama commented on the controversy saying, “I think when everybody’s story is told, then that makes for better art. That makes for better entertainment. It makes everybody feel part of one American family. So I think, as a whole, the industry should do what every other industry should do, which is to look for talent, provide opportunity to everybody.”[48] A week after the nominations announcement, the Academy announced several rules changes regarding membership in hopes of increasing the number of women and minorities in the membership by 2020. Beginning in 2016, new members would earn Oscar voting privileges for the next ten years. After that time period, those members may retain voting privileges for another ten years if they have remained active in the motion picture industry. Members would earn lifetime voting privileges if they have served three consecutive ten-year voting eligibility terms or have earned or won an Academy Award.[49] Issacs justified the Academy's decision to overhaul the membership requirements saying, "The Academy is going to lead and not wait for the industry to catch up; these new measures regarding governance and voting will have an immediate impact and begin the process of significantly changing our membership composition."[50] Furthermore, the Academy would establish three new governor seats that will be nominated by Isaacs and confirmed by the Board.[51] However, the Academy's actions also include taking away the membership rights of academy members who have not recently worked in the industry, such as actor Bill Mumy and award-winning screenwriter Patricia Resnick. "Replacing sexism and racism with ageism is not the answer," Resnick said.[52] On the morning of the Oscars, the National Action Network led by civil rights activist Al Sharpton held a protest a few blocks from the Dolby Theatre regarding the Oscar's diversity problems. “You are out of time," Sharpton said in a rebuke to the Academy. "We are not going to allow the Oscars to continue. This will be the last night of an all-white Oscars.”[53] In addition, African-American filmmakers Ryan Coogler and Ava DuVernay held a charity event addressing the water crisis in Flint, Michigan called #JusticeForFlint on the same night as the Oscars.[54] Despite organizers insisting that the event was being held almost simultaneously with the Oscars, many viewed it as an alternative to watching the ceremony.[55] Asian accountants joke[edit] During the show, Rock introduced onstage three children of Asian heritage posing as accountants for PricewaterhouseCoopers saying "They sent us their most dedicated, accurate and hard working representatives... Please welcome Ming Zhu, Bao Ling and David Moskowitz." He also added "If anybody's upset about that joke, just tweet about it on your phone that was also made by these kids."[56] In response to the segment, U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu expressed her disappointment at Rock, broadcaster ABC, and AMPAS in a press release which read, "It is not right to protest the exclusion of one group by making jokes at the expense of another. I am so disappointed that the Academy and ABC would rely on such offensive characterizations, especially given the controversy over the lack of diversity."[57] Actress Constance Wu tweeted, "To parade little kids on stage w/no speaking lines merely to be the butt of a racist joke is reductive & gross."[58] Furthermore, 25 AMPAS members of Asian descent, including actors Nancy Kwan, Sandra Oh, and George Takei, and director Ang Lee, signed a letter condemning Rock's skit saying, "In light of criticism over #OscarsSoWhite, we were hopeful that the telecast would provide the Academy a way forward and the chance to present a spectacular example of inclusion and diversity. Instead, the Oscars show was marred by a tone-deaf approach to its portrayal of Asians."[59] In a phone interview with the Associated Press, Academy president Isaacs apologized for the joke stating, "I can understand the feelings and we are setting up a meeting to discuss, because as you well know, no one sets out to be offensive, and I'm very sorry that has happened. I think so much is achieved with dialogue, so much is achieved. And that is what we'll continue to do: have dialogue, listen and just keep fixing."[60] Critical reception and television ratings[edit] The show received a mixed reception from media publications. Some media outlets received the broadcast more positively with praise directed toward host Rock. Television critic Mary McNamara of the Los Angeles Times remarked, "Rock's Oscars had some of the most powerful moments seen in the telecast's history." She concluded that, "After years of being dissed for its irrelevance, this year's Oscars took action. The results were mixed, to be sure, and Rock did not ever settle into his usual balance of outrage and humanity."[61] The New York Times columnist James Poniewozik commented, "With Chris Rock, the Oscars find a lucky pairing of host and subject." In addition, he wrote, "His performance was an example of something the industry is still trying to learn: that you can achieve both inclusion and entertainment by giving the right person just the right opportunity."[62] The Denver Post's Joanne Ostrow wrote, "Chris Rock poked the elephant in the room at the 2016 Academy Awards, prodded it again and again, and never let up."[63] Others were more critical of the show. The Hollywood Reporter columnist Daniel Feinberg remarked, "Chris Rock led a telecast that had important things to say, but still felt endless." In addition he called the ceremony "overstuffed" and the on-screen running scroll a "total failure".[64] Frazier Moore of the Associated Press quipped, "When Rock was absent, languor prevailed." He added, "One other beef: The attempt to banish the names of those thanked by winners to a text crawl at the bottom of the screen. If viewers wanted to watch a channel with annoying and distracting text at the bottom of the screen, they'd just tune to a cable-news channel."[65] Orlando Sentinel television critic Hal Boedeker gave high marks toward Rock but commented, "No host, no matter how gifted, can transform the lumbering format into a scintillating event." He ended his comments by stating, "Staging a more entertaining Oscar telecast. Why must the show be a slog?"[66] The American telecast on ABC drew 34.42 million people over its length, which was a 4% decrease from the previous year's ceremony.[9] An estimated 58 million total viewers watched all or part of the awards.[67] The telecast also garnered lower Nielsen ratings compared to the previous ceremony with a 19.4 household rating.[68] In addition program scored the lower 18-49 demo rating with an 10.5 rating over 31% share.[9] It was the lowest viewership for an Academy Awards telecast since the 80th ceremony, held in 2008.[9] In July 2016, the ceremony presentation received nine nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmys.[69] The following month, the ceremony didn’t win any of the nominations.[70]


In Memoriam[edit] The annual "In Memoriam" tribute was presented by actor Louis Gossett Jr.[23][71] Singer Dave Grohl performed The Beatles' song "Blackbird" during the tribute.[24] Wes Craven Stan Freberg Saeed Jaffrey Miroslav Ondricek Robert Balser Lizabeth Scott Stuart Reiss Chantal Akerman Christopher Lee Robert Chartoff Murray Weissman Jerry Weintraub James L. White Theodore Bikel Robert Loggia Barbara Brogliatti Maureen O'Hara Gene Allen Omar Sharif Louis DiGiaimo Patricia Norris Dean Jones Ettore Scola Alan Rickman Haskell Wexler Karolyn Ali Tex Rudloff Richard Corliss John B. Mansbridge Alex Rocco Kirk Kerkorian Bob Minkler Douglas Slocombe David W. Samuelson James Horner Bruce Sinofsky Frank D. Gilroy Holly Woodlawn James Elmo Williams Howard A. Anderson Roger L. Mayer Albert Maysles Melissa Mathison Richard Glatzer David Bowie Vilmos Zsigmond Daniel Gerson Leonard Nimoy


See also[edit] Academy Award portal 22nd Screen Actors Guild Awards 36th Golden Raspberry Awards 58th Grammy Awards 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 69th British Academy Film Awards 70th Tony Awards 73rd Golden Globe Awards List of submissions to the 88th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film


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