Colour­ful jokes

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - MOVIES - By TRE’VELL AN­DER­SON

AS Chris Rock took to the Dolby Theatre stage to open the Academy Awards, he held noth­ing back. Tack­ling the # Os­carsSoWhite con­tro­versy – which re­sulted from the lack of di­ver­sity in the act­ing cat­e­gories – the co­me­dian de­liv­ered ev­ery­thing any­one could’ve hoped for.

Here are some of the best lines from the 10- minute speech:

“I’m here at the Academy Awards, oth­er­wise known as the White Peo­ple’s Choice Awards. You re­alise, if they nom­i­nated hosts, I wouldn’t even get this job.”

Friends and co- stars dicaprio and Winslet ar­rive on the red car­pet to­gether. They first paired up on the big screen in

and then again in

— ePA

di­rec­tor Inar­ritu ( right) and dicaprio hold their Os­cars at the end of the awards cer­e­mony. — reuters

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