Requested how James Baldwin would reply to this win, King mentioned “One phrase,” Pleasure Press
5:47 P.M. No surprise. That is his first Academy Awards and he’ll be presenting each stay motion brief and animated brief with Awkwafina. “It’s surreal, ”It’s all overwhelming. If that doesn’t work out, Mulaney is ready to be in New York tomorrow to start rehearsals for subsequent week’s Saturday Evening Stay, “It’s higher this manner, “No time to arrange.” N.S.
5:37 P.M. On the bar, Ethan Coen pulled finest actor nominee Willem Dafoe in for a hug, including “That is going to get actually boring in a pair hours in.” Close by, Rachel Weiss, Olivia Colman, and Emma Stone surrounded The Favorite costume designer Sandy Powell to console her after her loss within the class. Powell appeared very unfazed by all of it.
5:32 P.M. An enthusiastic standing ovation for Black Panther costume designer Ruth Carter a three-time nominee and first-time winner signifies an actual ardour for that film and an funding in its awards-season narrative. Greater than its raft of nominations did, anyway. That is the primary Oscar for a Marvel superhero film, R.L.
5:22 P.M. Free Solo clearly had Brie Larson’s help. N.S.
5:10 P.M. You understand, having Rudolph, Fey, and Poehler do a barely prolonged presenter speech was most likely one of the best answer the Academy may have provide you with, given that somebody or one thing must get the present began. Possibly this present will run easily in spite of everything! R.L.
5:05 P.M. Spike Lee’s red-carpet equipment made a press release on Sunday. The director, nominated this yr for Blackkklansman, wore four-finger “LOVE” and “HATE” rings to the awards. and the movie misplaced finest unique screenplay to Useless Poets Society. BlackKklansman is nominated for finest image and finest director. If Lee wins tonight, he’ll be the primary black man to win finest director in Oscar historical past. Kia Makarechi
5:03 P.M. Queen opening up the present with “We Are the Champions” is both tempting destiny or an early coronation. R.L.
4:56 P.M. The ballroom is generally seated, and the group is in good-ish spirits for a present that’s had a tough street up to now. As some attendees walked again up their aisles searching for seats, the jokes have been flying: Questioning about ESCORTS?.
4:45 P.M. Final minute stragglers into the ballroom, a short report: Allison Janney, wanting ten toes tall and beautiful; Adam Mackey and his spouse being requested for pictures; Danielle McDonald; Queen Latifa; Serena Williams rebuffing requests for pictures; Rami Mark actually speeding in whereas the lights dim and producers give the 10-minute warning on the loudspeaker. N.S.
4:41 P.M.54-carat jewel was worn first by Mrs. Josh Duboff…