Like every other awards show in our post-Harvey Weinstein climate, Sunday’s Oscar bash will be operating under the shadow of the sexual harassment scandals that began rocking the entertainment industry last fall.
From red-carpet controversies to perilous punchlines, is at look at what to watch for at the Oscars.
T will be no color-coding at the Oscars, so the annual gown watch should be back to its usual fun and flouncy self.
From Natalie Portman’s sly gender shout-out during the Best Director category to Oprah Winfrey’s galvanizing Cecil B. DeMille Award Acceptance speech, some of the best moments of the Golden Globe Awards broadcast were fueled by Hollywood’s collective injustice awakening.
At the Grammy Awards, performers wore white roses to support Time’s Up and #MeToo, and Kesha caused a social-media meltdown with her goosebump rendition of her empowerment ballad, “Praying.”
Ratings for the 75th Golden Globes broadcast slipped by 5 percent, and the Grammy Awards dropped by a scary 24 percent.
The Oscar could go to “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” which won best drama at the Golden Globes and Britan’s BAFTA awards.