He acknowledged "Get Out" director Jordan Peele's historic nominations for best picture, directing and screenwriting for his debut film, and its importance for promoting black artists. The BAFTA Awards saw a similar dress code, as the who's who of the worldwide movie industry donned all-black attires.
Weinstein, who has denied ever having nonconsensual sex with anyone, was expelled a year ago from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after dozens of women accused him of a range of sexual misbehavior, including rape.
Greta Gerwig is only the fifth woman in Oscars history to be nominated for best director - for comedy/drama "Lady Bird" - but she faces tough competition from Guillermo del Toro, the runaway favorite for "The Shape of Water".
At the Chinese Theater across the street from the Dolby Theater where the Oscars are held, a group was watching "A Wrinkle In Time" for what they thought was a special screening.
Accepting the award, Ivory called the film, about first love, "a story familiar to most of us, whether we're straight or gay or somewhere in between".
Here is a look, in photos, at the Oscars red carpet.
The labels were missing on the limelight they usually receive during the award nights, but the 90th Academy Awards gave them their moment in the sun with celebs donning popular high-end couture brands like Armani Prive, Dior Calvin Klein, Atelier Versace, Vera Wang, Valentiono, Gucci and Ralph Lauren among others.
And Mary J. Blige - the first person to be nominated for acting and songwriting for the same film, "Mudbound" - wore a white gown with a glittering bodice and an asymmetrical neckline.
But elsewhere on the carpet, an uncomfortable drama was playing out, as a number of big stars appeared to spurn Ryan Seacrest, the E! red carpet host who has been accused of sexual misconduct - including groping - by a stylist who worked for him.
Allison Janney ('I, Tonya"), and Best Supporting Actor (Male) nominee Christopher Plummer, "Get Out" actress Allison Williams, and "Spider-Man' star Tom Holland were among the early arrivals. Oldman denied the allegations.
Twenty years ago, a "Titanic" sweep won record ratings for the Oscar broadcast. It was funnier when he did a similar bit previous year (remember Gary from Chicago?), and the screams of the crowd drowned out what Kimmel was trying to say.
Movie attendance also hit a 24-year low in 2017. The campaign has already gathered United States dollars 21 million (Rs 13.6 crores, approximately) in a legal defense fund for survivors who have faced sexual misconduct or discrimination.
This year, the academy has prohibited the PwC accountants who handle the envelopes from using cellphones or social media during the show. Neither of the PwC representatives involved in the mishap previous year, Brian Cullinan or Martha Ruiz, will return to the show.
Beatty and Dunaway were invited back. The "Bonnie and Clyde" duo will, 12 months later, get "take two".
Kimmel bit wasn't the first time he's involved the crowd in an awards show gag.
The Washington, D.C, Metropolitan Police Department has taken the lead in the investigation, the Secret Service spokesperson said. The President was set to return to Washington later Saturday to attend the annual Gridiron Club media dinner.
Both European and British negotiating teams are discussing the possibilities for a transition period after March 2019. Mrs May has said the EU's proposals on Northern Ireland threaten the UK's constitutional integrity.
Their goals go beyond red carpets, organizers said in the lead-up to the Oscars. "It's been hanging in my closet". While no one else showcased a 50-plus-year-old outfit like Moreno, there were other notable fashion favorites.
Fine Gael TD Colm Brophy, said: "I utterly condemn this mindless criminal behaviour that has been carried out in recent hours". Armed Gardai responded to an incident in Tallaght following reports of burglary and thefts of vehicles at the supermarket.
Turkey's military said Turkish-made ATAK helicopters struck a region in western Afrin , killing nine "terrorists". State-run al-Ikhbariya TV said rebels shelled a crossing point to Ghouta in order to prevent people from leaving.
The turbulence was the result of a powerful Nor'easter that has brought damaging wind gusts throughout the DC area Friday morning. Whilst this flight managed to land, over 3000 have not even been able to take off due to the intense weather.
This day is for me and my country. "I think every race I get better". "I've not seen the race back". "I'm feeling confident. However, while she went into the race unbeaten this year, she had only faced domestic opposition.
Kelly Ripa is reportedly "livid" with Ryan Seacrest despite her public show of support for him on Thursday (03.01.18). Rancic spent an inordinate amount of time talking about the prosthetic butt Jones had to wear for the film.
The island is the last hold out of Nationalist Chinese forces that fled the mainland during China's civil war in the late 1940s. The last senior visit to the United States took place in 1995 when then-President Lee Tung-hui visited Cornell for a speech.
A decision on a number of other Aer Lingus flights from Cork to Paris, Amsterdam, Malaga and Heathrow will be made in the morning. Gatwick Airport has been presented with the airport of the year accolade at the London Transport Awards.
He has also served as the Armenian ambassador to the European Union, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and the Holy See. Armenia's parliament on March 2 voted for a new Sargsyan to serve as the South Caucasus nation's next president .
Sharma has an opportunity to become only the second player to win his US PGA Tour debut after Jim Benepe at the 1988 Western Open. Last year's victor , Dustin Johnson, still has some work to do if he's going to capture his third title in this tournament.
A private funeral service will be held at the Billy Graham Library where about 2,300 invited guests are expected to attend. After going through a messy divorce, Ruth Graham said she made a decision to move away for a fresh start somewhere else.
Nebraska's players said they weren't overwhelmed by the moment. "And the place was all jacked up and they were ready to roll". And that's all it was. "As of late, teams have been trying to switch out their defenses against us", Abdur-Rahkman said.
In a statement to ET on Saturday, John addressed the incident, accusing the man of being "rude" and "disruptive". John had invited members of the crowd on stage to enjoy an up-close view of the mega-star playing the piano.
Unlike the last Senate election in 2015, lawmakers were prohibited from taking their phones into the assemblies during the vote. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has also declared the Sindh Assembly's Senate election as most transparent, he added.
The former Los Angeles Laker arrived in the press room to a near standing ovation and was swamped with questions. When Kobe retired, we all assumed the usual things would happen when a legendary player hangs it up.
Also Friday, four French skiers - two men and two women - were killed in an avalanche in the French Alps, the Guardian reported . A massive search effort was launched with Squaw Valley and Alpone Meadows ski patrols, along with police and fire.
Johnson added: "Coming in here past year , I think I felt like everything was really, really, really good in the golf game". Other short odds to win are Justin Thomas (8/1), Jon Rahm (11/1) and Jordan Spieth (11/1).
I understand why people say (he should switch to wide receiver) because they've seen guys convert that are special athletes". Good for him, then, for explaining why he has a lawyer and his mom as his manager, but no agent.
More than 100 officers from local, state and federal police agencies searched for the suspect after the shooting . James Davis Sr. and Diva Davis , both 47, were discovered in the residence hall, according to police.
For the sake of comparison, in his last two truly healthy years (2012-13) Woods also played five tournaments prior to the Masters. The Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead Course will represent Woods' fourth PGA Tour start of the season.