'Moonlight' wins Best Picture Oscar in huge screw up

The 2017 Oscars shorts on surprises.

Published Sun, Feb 26 2017 11:09 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

EDIT: As it turns out, 'La La Land' hasn't actually won despite initially being announced by presenter Warren Beatty. The honour has gone to 'Moonlight', in an unprecedented screw up!

In a surprise to absolutely no one, the 2016 hit 'La La Land' has just taken out the Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards.

'Moonlight' wins Best Picture Oscar in huge screw up | TweakTown.com

The musical drama 'La La Land' received 14 nominations tying with James Cameron's 'Titanic' and 'All About Eve' for the most in Academy Award history, and ultimately took home seven. Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, the film has been a critical and financial success, bagging nearly $370 million worldwide from a $30 million budget.

Ben is based in Australia and has been writing entertainment based news and reviews since 2002 and for TweakTown since 2007. A student of film, Ben brings a wide understanding of the medium to the latest happenings in entertainment circles and the latest blockbuster theatrical reviews.

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