Last night was the evening that we have all been waiting for... The Oscars.
The whole world has been waiting in anticipation for the evening, where winners of some of the most coveted awards were announced from an all-star shortlist.
The Oscars also pay tribute to those beloved actors and actresses we've lost throughout the year. This year, the 'In Memoriam' segment has sparked outrage on social media.
Keep scrolling to find out why and to watch the full video...
It's that time of year again...
via: Getty ImagesAwards season is in full swing and tonight it's the turn of the hotly anticipated Oscars.
The Oscars are one of the biggest events in Hollywood...And the biggest names in the industry hit the red carpet tonight to see who will be honored with an award this year.
For the second year in a row, the annual event is hostless...
The #Oscars will again have no host, the president of ABC Television Entertainment says https://t.co/2ssBPVgiMd https://t.co/2ptQ7WxreV— Reuters (@Reuters)1578512442.0
Across all the major categories, there's been some tough competition.
via: Getty ImagesEspecially when it comes to the 9 flicks that are going head to head in the "Best Picture" category.
And there's been some strong reactions already.
Me looking at the Oscar nominations this morning. https://t.co/BTGg7pJUOm— Tim Grierson (@Tim Grierson)1578926215.0
People have been extremely excited since the nominations were announced...
via: Getty ImagesEspecially given the fact that so many critically-acclaimed movies have hit screens recently.
But of course, it's not only about the movies.
via: Getty ImagesThe Oscars is a prime time for fans to see their favorites actors and actresses showcase just what they're made of. From outfits to speeches, the award ceremony has become a night to make a statement.
However, the Oscars has given us some other unforgettable moments...
via: Getty ImagesFrom celebrity slip-ups to record-breaking selfies, we're expecting to see a whole array of new and exciting moments that will leave their own print in award history.
And who could forget Ellen DeGeneres' iconic selfie?
via: Getty ImagesIt only seems fitting that in this modern era, selfies themselves are breaking records.
Here it is...
If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars http://t.co/C9U5NOtGap— Ellen DeGeneres (@Ellen DeGeneres)1393815973.0
But the award ceremony has also been criticized...
via: Oscar abcCelebrities have used the stage to share experiences, awareness and give speeches that have sent ripples throughout the film industry. However, the Oscars also give tribute to beloved actors and actresses that we've lost throughout the year.
Joaquin imparticular mentioned his late brother, River Phoenix.
via: Getty Images"When he was seventeen, my brother wrote this lyric and he said 'run to the rescue with love and peace and the rest will follow. Thank you," he concluded.
Fans all around the world were left speechless...
Wow- Joaquin Phoenix speech left me speechless and my eyes watered. Thank you Joaquin Phoenix and congratulations!… https://t.co/k7PpihI0s7— Henry T. Contreras (@Henry T. Contreras)1581308089.0
Watch his full speech here...
This is the Joaquin Phoenix Oscar speech everyone will be talking about tomorrow https://t.co/0pQLxpuQI2— NowThis (@NowThis)1581314414.0
There were some people that weren't mentioned...
via: GettyThe 'In Memoriam' section seemed to leave out a pair of pretty incredible individuals.
Last night's ceremony seemed to spark some controversy.
via: GettyThe Oscars forgot to mention Luke Perry and Cameron Boyce in the tributes to talents lost in the past year.
Those that were mentioned were...
via: GettyKobe Bryant, Rip Torn, Barbara Hammer, Steve Golin, Diahann Carroll, Agnes Varda, Seymour Cassel, Doris Day, and Kirk Douglas. They all were paid tribute to in the segment.
Luke Perry died last year at the age of 52 after suffering a "massive stroke."
via: GettyThe actor, who was well known to younger audiences for starring in Riverdale, also worked on several high-profile films. His most recent and final role starring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.
Perry's fans took to social media to express their outrage.
via: GettyThey described the Oscars' decision to not include the actor in their tribute as "Bullsh*t."
These were some of the responses...
Some #Oscars viewers were disappointed actors Luke Perry, Cameron Boyce and Sid Haig were not featured in the show'… https://t.co/wGPOqx5Nw1— Twitter Moments (@Twitter Moments)1581313868.0
Cameron Boyce was also absent from the Oscars tributes.
via: GettyCameron died last July after suffering an epileptic seizure at just 20 years old.
Boyce was famous for his work on Disney’s The Descendants and its sequels.
via: GettyHe also worked alongside Adam Sandler in the Grown Ups films.
Boyce's co-stars were understandably upset.
via: GettySkai Jackson who worked with Boyce on the Disney show, Jessie, expressed her disappointment on Twitter, saying: "Cameron Boyce??? Why did you guys forget about him? It would have been nice if he was acknowledged… Smh."