The Oscars is the highest regarded movie awards event of the year and this year too for the 90th Academy Awards, all the great directors, actors, producers and many others from around the globe attended to celebrate another remarkable year of the motion pictures. From Ellen’s Oscars selfie to best picture goof-up to iconic fashion disaster to great speeches, we witness such monumental moments at Oscars every year. And this year too, one of the highlights of the event was Jimmy Kimmel’s monologue at the start of the event. This is the first Oscars since the #MeToo movement and Time’s up movement and Kimmel smartly addressed the same.“We can’t let bad behavior slide anymore, “he declared. Jibes on Donald Trump, Harvey Weinstein, Oscar statue and envelope gate controversy were some of the attractions of his monologue. Why Did Priyanka Chopra Not Attend Oscars 2018? Also Read - 'Will Never be Satisfied': Trump Has Some Problems With India And Oscars
Kimmel who took the hosting duties for the Academy awards for the second time in a row pointed out how this year Oscars had its first female nominee for cinematography, Rachel Morrison and how Greta Gerwig was the only female nominee in the directing category. While many praised Jimmy Kimmel’s opening monologue there were few who felt that the speech was not funny and up to the mark and few said that he was the “worst host ever”. Also Read - 'Patriarchal Much?': Only 5 Women Have Ever Been Nominated for Best Director In Oscars' Entire History
Here is the video of the Monologue:
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Check out some of the twitter reactions:
Why no woman host?
Many felt his humor was dry
Many loved him
But few felt it least funny
Dunkirk, The Shape Of Water, Blade Runner 2049 and Coco won quite a few awards at the Oscars. Here is the list of winners. For the uninitiated, The 90th Academy Awards was held at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles, California, USA. What are your views on the same? Let us know.