Awards season has finally come to an end, but have you found that the Chris Rock–hosted Oscar telecast left you with even more questions than you went in with? In this season’s final installment of The Awards Show Show, Kyle Buchanan of Vulture and John Horn of the Frame attempt to explain some of the night’s biggest surprises.
How did Spotlight beat The Revenant? Is there a hidden reason that Sam Smith triumphed? Why couldn’t Sylvester Stallone win Best Supporting Actor, and how did Ex Machina pull off its own upset in Visual Effects? What was up with Stacey Dash? And finally, what does the industry still need to learn about real diversity?
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