5 Important Things You Missed If You Skipped the Oscars
The Oscars are a big time commitment — especially this year, with a show that ran over three and a half hours. Was it the most exciting telecast in Oscars history? No, but it definitely had a handful of moments that made the show worth watching. In case you skipped the show this year, or maybe slept through some of it (no judgment), here are the five speeches, performances, and moments that everyone is talking about. Source: Getty / Kevin Winter
Tegan and Sara and The Lonely Island Sang "Everything Is Awesome"
The Lego Movie may have been snubbed in the best animated film category, but it was represented in a major way when Tegan and Sara and The Lonely Island took to the stage. They sang "Everything Is Awesome," nominated for best original song, and brought the house down with possibly the weirdest Oscars performance of all time.
John Travolta Made Things Really Weird For Idina Menzel Again
After last year's "Adele Dazeem" name flub, John Travolta made things awkward for Idina Menzel in a whole new way: with some creepy face-touching. Menzel was a good sport with her fellow presenter, but there was no denying that it was incredibly strange behavior.
Lady Gaga Nailed a Tribute to The Sound of Music
When you think of The Sound of Music, you probably don't automatically think of Lady Gaga. But you should! The singer stole the show, performing a medley of songs from The Sound of Music. Even Julie Andrews was impressed.
Everyone Cried at John Legend and Common's "Glory" Performance
Eddie Redmayne Won Over the Entire Crowd
Right when we thought there wouldn't be any surprise wins, The Theory of Everything's Eddie Redmayne won for best actor. He was so excited, and his speech was so lovely that we basically all fell in love with him. He was a first-time nominee, so it was especially touching to see him take home the win.