Academy Awards

Oscars 2018: how Hollywood’s biggest night played out

The #MeToo movement was front and centre for much of the evening

PUBLISHED : Monday, 05 March, 2018, 8:41am
UPDATED : Monday, 05 March, 2018, 4:21pm

Welcome to the South China Morning Post’s coverage of the 2018 Academy Awards in Hollywood.

The #MeToo movement played a prominent role throughout the evening, with last year’s best actor Casey Affleck yanked from the customary role of presenting the Oscar for best actress, after he was implicated in the sexual abuse scandal that swept Hollywood.

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Here’s how the evening played out.