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Live Coverage: The Oscars 2017

It's a wonderful day for Oscar - who will win?  The 89th Academy Awards are held today at LA's Dolby Theatre. Hang out here for all the winners, losers and upsets as they happen!

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4.12pm

Yep, Warren Beatty has f-ed up big time!

WINNER: Moonlight

Memories of Jack Palance and Marisa Tomei are resurfacing...

Nothing like a Best Picture controversy.

Best Oscars in years.

Good afternoon. Hope you've had as much fun as us.


4.10pm

OMG. Moonlight has won Best Picture. Or has it?


4.08pm

WINNER: La La Land


4.03pm

Bonnie and Clyde, aka Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty, present the Best Picture award. Nice!


4.00pm

And now, what we've all been waiting for. La La Land to win Best Picture. It's the kind of feel-good Hollywood confectionery tailor-made for the Oscars, after all.

Best Picture
Arrival, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell Or High Water, Hidden Figures,
La La Land, Lion, Manchester By The Sea, Moonlight


3.57pm

WINNER: Emma Stone


3.54pm

Leonardo DiCaprio will present the award for

Actress In A Leading Role
Isabelle Huppert – Elle, Ruth Negga – Loving, Natalie Portman – Jackie, Emma Stone - La La Land, Meryl Streep - Florence Foster Jenkins

Emma Stone, but please give it to Isabelle Huppert


3.52pm

WINNER: Casey Affleck

The Affleck who didn't play Batman.

 


3.47pm

Last year's Best Actress winner Brie Larson presents

Actor In A Leading Role
Casey Affleck - Manchester By The Sea, Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge, Ryan Gosling - La La Land, Viggo Mortensen - Captain Fantastic
Denzel Washington - Fences

We predict Denzel or Casey Affleck.


3.45pm


3.42pm

WINNER: Damien Chazelle

The youngest in history to ever win Best Director.


3.41pm

Please welcome Academy Award-winner Halle Berry to present the award for

Directing
Arrival - Denis Villeneuve, Hacksaw Ridge - Mel Gibson, La La Land - Damien Chazelle, Manchester By The Sea - Kenneth Lonergan, Moonlight - Barry Jenkins

We predict Damien Chazelle.


3.39pm

This has been the best Oscars ceremony in years. And now for the big ones....


3.37pm

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Here’s your chance to win the following Oscars DVD pack: Captain Fantastic, Blue Jasmine, The Revenant, Slumdog Millionaire, Precious, American Sniper, Kubo and the Two Strings, Milk, Almost Famous

This competition has now closed.

T&Cs


3.34pm

WINNER: Moonlight

Review Moonlight

3.33pm

Amy Adams arrives to present

Adapted Screenplay
Arrival, Fences, Hidden Figures, Lion, Moonlight

Moonlight will win this.


3.31pm

WINNER: Manchester by the Sea, Kenneth Lonergan


3.28pm

Ben Affleck and "guest" present the award for

Original Screenplay
Hell Or High Water, La La Land, The Lobster, Manchester By The Sea,
20th Century Women

and are drowned out by the orchestra.

You can't get more original than The Lobster, but Manchester by the Sea will win.


3.27pm

La La Land has won 4 awards and can only conceivably win another 4.


3.20pm

Ladies and Gentlemen, Jennifer Aniston to present the In Memoriam. This will go for a while given the toll taken by 2016. Legends, the lot of them. And Bill Paxton today. 🙁

Bill Paxton RIP


3.18pm

WINNER: 'City of Stars', La La Land


3.16pm

Scarlett Johansson presents the award for

Music (Original Song)
Audition (The Fools Who Dream) - La La Land, Can't Stop The Feeling – Trolls, City Of Stars - La La Land, The Empty Chair - Jim: The James Foley Story, How Far I'll Go - Moana

We predict 'City of Stars' from La La Land.


3.15pm

WINNER: La La Land, Justin Hurwitz


3.13pm

Samuel L. Jackson will present the award for

Music (Original Score)
Jackie - Mica Levi, La La Land - Justin Hurwitz, Lion - Dustin O'Halloran and Hauschka, Moonlight - Nicholas Britell, Passengers - Thomas Newman

We predict La La Land. It's a musical, right.


3.06pm

The nominated songs from La La Land are so boring zzzzzzzz.


3.01pm

A special Oscars edition of Mean Tweets, paying tribute to social media trolls, as read by the trolled.

"I'm going to white balance my TV on Jessica Chastain's chest."

"Eddie Redmayne, you are the scum between my toes."


2.59pm

WINNER: La La Land

La La Land leads BAFTA nominations


2.57pm

Meryl Streep and Javier Bardem present the award for

Cinematography
Arrival, La La Land, Lion, Moonlight, Silence

We predict La La Land


2.54pm

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Here’s your chance to win the following Oscars DVD pack:

Florence Foster Jenkins, Trumbo, Birdman Blu-ray, Still Alice, 12 Years a Slave, Mad Max Fury Road, Arrival, Shakespeare in Love

This competition has now closed.

T&Cs


2.52pm

Scientific and technical awards. Toilet break.


2.50pm

Jimmy sends Donald Trump a tweet.



2.48pm

WINNER: Sing

Told you so. If you got those last two awards your Oscars sweep is looking good.


2.46pm

Short Film (Live Action)
Ennemis Intérieurs, La Femme Et Le Tgv, Silent Nights, Sing, Timecode

We predict Sing, because it will be confused with the animated film.


2.44pm

WINNER: The White Helmets


2.43pm

Documentary (Short Subject)
Extremis, 4.1 Miles, Joe's Violin, Watani: My Homeland, The White Helmets

Anyone's guess...


2.40pm

We're halfway through  – La La Land has only won once and nobody has mentioned the Donald yet. Who said the Oscars were predictable?


2.39pm

Sunny Pawar and Jimmy Kimmel recreate the opening of The Lion King. And more lollies descend from the ceiling.


2.36pm

WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge


2.34pm

Seth Rogen and Michael J. Fox arrive in the Delorean to present the award for

Film Editing
Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell Or High Water, La La Land, Moonlight

We predict La La Land


2.31pm

WINNER: The Jungle Book


2.30pm

Rogue One pair Riz Ahmed and Felicity Jones present the award for

Visual Effects
Deepwater Horizon, Doctor Strange, The Jungle Book, Kubo And The Two Strings, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

We predict The Jungle Book



2.17pm

A Hollywood sightseer tour makes an unexpected detour to the Dolby Theatre. "Everybody yell, Mahershala." We suspect this is staged – these tourists react like this happens to them daily.


2.14pm

WINNER: La La Land

Its first, but not last.


2.13pm

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan don't get a standing ovation when they take the stage to present

Production Design
Arrival, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, Hail, Caesar!, La La Land, Passengers

This could be La La Land's first...


2.11pm

WINNER: Zootopia


2.10pm

Animated Feature Film
Kubo And The Two Strings, Moana, My Life As A Zucchini, The Red Turtle, Zootopia

We predict Zootopia


2.08pm

We meant Piper.

WINNER: Piper


2.07pm

Short Film (Animated)
Blind Vaysha, Borrowed Time, Pear Cider and Cigarettes, Pearl, Piper

We predict Pearl


2.01pm

Sting squints and grimaces his way through nominated song 'Empty Chair' from Jim: The James Foley Story. Enjoy yourself man, you're at the Oscars!


1.59pm

First political acceptance speech – granted, given Iranian filmmaker Asghar Fahradi couldn't be there to collect his Oscar.


1.57pm

WINNER: The Salesman


1.56pm

A standing ovation for Charlize Theron and Shirley MacLaine who are about to present the Oscar for...

Foreign Language Film
Land Of Mine – Denmark, A Man Called Ove – Sweden, The Salesman – Iran, Tanna – Australia, Toni Erdmann - Germany

We predict Toni Erdmann


1.55pm

Jimmy Kimmel says David Letterman inspired him – but he's not talking about Letterman's Oscar hosting, obviously.


1.53pm

Mints parachute from the ceiling to feed a hungry audience.

oscars parachutes


1.51pm

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Here’s your chance to win the following Oscars DVD pack:

Spotlight, Zero Dark Thirty, Imitation Game, Room, Suicide Squad, The Lobster, Anna Karenina, The Silence of the Lambs.

This competition has now closed.

T&Cs


1.43pm

The orchestra is cutting Viola some slack.


1.42pm

A tearful acceptance speech from Viola - and heavy. "Exhume those stories of people who dreamed big but those dreams never came to fruition. Exhume the ordinary people." Are we at a crime scene or the Oscars?


1.41pm

WINNER: Viola Davis


1.40pm

Actress In A Supporting Role
Viola Davis – Fences, Naomie Harris – Moonlight, Nicole Kidman - Lion
Octavia Spencer - Hidden Figures, Michelle Williams - Manchester By The Sea

We predict Viola Davis


1.37pm

Honorary Oscars for Jackie Chan, casting director Lynn Stalmaster, editor Anne V. Coates, documentarian Fredrick Wiseman.


1.31pm

La La Land hasn't won anything yet...


1.30pm

WINNER: Hacksaw Ridge

Tears from Mel.


1.28pm

Sound Mixing
Arrival, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers Of Benghaz

We predict La La Land


WINNER: Arrival

1.26pm

Sound Editing
Arrival, Deepwater Horizon, Hacksaw Ridge, La La Land, Sully

We predict Arrival


1.15pm

Dwayne Johnson will never win an Oscar but he will introduce the song from Moana, 'How Far I'll Go'. Lin-Manuel Miranda mashes it up with Hamilton. Nice.


1.13pm

WINNER: O.J. Made in America


1.07pm

The Hidden Figures trio present Documentary Feature, with the real Katherine Johnson.

Documentary (Feature)
Fire At Sea, I Am Not Your Negro, Life Animated, O.J.: Made In America, 13th

We predict O.J. Made in America

1.01pm

WINNER: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Colleen Atwood gets another!


1.00pm

Costume Design
Allied, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, Florence Foster Jenkins, Jackie, La La Land

We predict Jackie.

12.58pm

WINNER: Suicide Squad won an Oscar!!


12.55pm

Makeup And Hairstyling
A Man Called Ove, Star Trek Beyond, Suicide Squad

We predict Star Trek Beyond


12.51pm

Coming up, Dwayne Johnson. I'm sensing Best Animated Feature could be next...


12.49pm

WINNER: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

12.44pm

Best Supporting Actor:

The nominees: Mahershala Ali – Moonlight, Jeff Bridges - Hell Or High Water, Lucas Hedges - Manchester By The Sea, Dev Patel - Lion, Michael Shannon - Nocturnal Animals

We predict Mahershala Ali


12.43pm

Meryl's "many uninspired and overrated performances" receive a "totally undeserved round of applause."


12.40pm

Kimmel is on a roll. "The only happy ending [in the Best Picture category] was the one in the middle of Moonlight." Bang!

12.37pm

Jimmy Kimmel buries the hatchet with Matt Damon. "When I first met Matt, I was the fat one." Damon gave Casey Affleck the role in Manchester by the Sea and "made a Chinese ponytail movie instead."


12.30pm

JT leads the opening number and gets the crowd on their feet Just dance, dance, dance. The most involved an audience has ever been. Great start!

Oscars Timberlake


12.28pm

Take your seats. Charge your glasses. Place your bets. Hollywood's night of nights has begun...


12.23pm

Let's get this party started! 7 mins and counting...


12.18pm

If you've seen The Piano Teacher you'll know how good Isabelle Huppert is. Can she upset Emma Stone with one Elle of a performance?

isabelle huppert


12.14pm

20 nominations and a killer frock. Nothing "overrated" about Meryl.

meryl streep


12.08pm

Man of the moment – The Gos is in the house. Well, on the red carpet.


12.00pm

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Here’s your chance to win the following Oscars DVD pack: Amy, Martian, The Iron Lady, The Queen, Hateful Eight, Hail, Caesar!, Star Trek Beyond, The Social Network

This competition has now closed.

 

T&Cs

 


11.49am

Wow! Cut me a slice of Brie!


11.44am

Jimmy Kimmel limbers up with some Matt Damon barbs.


11.41am

Not many can pull off red on a red carpet, but Viola Davis owns it!

 

11.37am

Keith Urban is wearing more makeup than Nicole.


11.33am

Best Actress favourite Emma Stone looking tassled, not hassled.


How many figures has Janelle Monáe hidden beneath her Egyptian-like gown?


11.16am

Dakota Johnson has arrived. BTW – Fifty Shades Darker has been nominated  for no Academy Awards.


 

11:12am

JT can't fight the feeling in his Oscar warm up!


11.05am

Acceptance speeches will be full of political commentary today, but will anyone top Vanessa Redgrave's speech from 1977 that shocked Hollywood?


10.54am

Chrissy Teigen and a Legend.


 

10.52am

Hidden Figures star Taraji P. Henson looking out of this world.


10.47am

Octavia Spencer taking her fashion cue from Björk in an ostrich frock.


10.40am

Pandamonium on the red carpet. Jackie Chan has sponsored two pandas for UNICEF. Real ones!


10.38am

Meet the Moonlight team...


10.30am

Teresa Palmer thinks Richard Wilkins is a muppet! And it's her birthday.


10.26am

Hear them roar! Lion pair Dev Patel and Sunny Pawar have arrived.


10.22am

Which Australian entertainment luminary would win the Oscar for Best Red Carpet Coverage? Angela Bishop or Richard Wilkins?


10.14am

Actress Felicity Jones has arrived, looking like a princess.


10.00am

Nothing is set in stone, not even Emma's expected Best Actress award. Moonlight has just scooped the Independent Spirit Awards with six wins inc. Best Picture, and could upset a number of categories today.

Moonlight


9:54am

Ruth Negga's the first to arrive on the red carpet ❤️️



9.36am

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Here’s your chance to win a double Hidden Figures movie pass:

This competition has now closed.

T&Cs

 


9.25am

John Legend, Lady Gaga and JT confirmed to perform. Will Gaga do La La?


 

 

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