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The Oscars come around every year and the event typically goes along as expected. However, sometimes things happen that are talked about for years to come. Here are some of the best.
Hobbit Best Picture
When “The Lord of the Rings” won best picture, it paved the way for the sci-fi and fantasy genre.
Angelina Jolie Kisses Brother
When Jolie won in 2000, she kissed her brother, then announced that she “was so in love with him,” during her acceptance speech.
Kathryn Bigelow Wins
This moment was so huge because Bigelow was the first woman to win in the Best Director category for “The Hurt Locker.”
Martin Scorsese Wins
In 2007, Scorsese finally won an Oscar for “The Departed.” Fans say he should have won long before that.
Ben Stiller as Avatar
To lighten things up, presenter Ben Stiller appeared in full Avatar makeup.
Ellen DeGeneres Selfie
This photo is worth about $1 billion dollars and Ellen calls it the “best selfie ever.”
Sydney Poitier wins
In 1964, Poitier was the first African American man to win an Oscar in the Best Actor category.
Christopher Reeve After his Accident
In 1995, Reeve made his first Oscar appearance after being paralyzed in an accident.
When Bjork showed up at the Oscars in a dress that looked like a swan, she ensured that people would be talking about her for years to come.
Woody Allen Appearance
The only time Woody Allen has ever attended the Oscars was in 2002, after 9/11.