Oscars: ABC exec talks 'great risks' that some think may not have paid off
April 27, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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The Oscars were different this year, and not everyone was thrilled about it.
And while there were some shining moments, to some, the ceremony seemed to have ended abruptly -- instead of ending with best picture, the awards ended with best actor, which went to Sir Anthony Hopkins instead of the late Chadwick Boseman, the odds on favorite.
Mills also addressed Hopkins's surprise win saying "It was not meant to end on somebody who was not present. "
Similarly, nobody wants the wrong envelope to happen, like it did three years ago, but everyone was talking about it," he said.
'Why is best picture early?' or, 'What's happening, this is crazy,' almost like, 'How can this possibly happen?
Best picture has to end it!' Some people were upset, some people loved it and that was really the point that there was no apathy. "