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‘Green Book,’ musical performances and a slate of presenters: Recapping the 2019 Oscars

In this handout provided by A.M.P.A.S., The crew of
In this handout provided by A.M.P.A.S., The crew of "Green Book" react onstage after winning the Best Picture award during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California.
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The decision to hand the best film Oscar to "Green Book" continued to be debated Monday, long after the last Champagne glass had finally been emptied.

As for the other wins, Alfonso Cuarón won the directing Oscar for “Roma,” Olivia Colman won actress in a leading role for “The Favourite” and Rami Malek won best actor in a leading role for “Bohemian Rhapsody.” For a full list of winners, click here.

Other notable moments include Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga’s performance of “Shallow,” the snub of Glenn Close and a more diverse line-up of winners than that of 2018.

What did you think of the show? What were your favorite moments? What was your reaction to the biggest awards and snubs?

With files from the Associated Press.


Tom O’Neil, editor and founder of Gold Derby

Justin Chang, film critic for KPCC and the Los Angeles Times; he tweets @JustinCChang

Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and the Christian Science Monitor