Oscars 2024: Emma Stone's big win to Ryan Gosling's Ken-tastic performance, take a look at these golden moments

    Here is revisiting some of the unforgettable moments from the Oscars 2024. From Emma Stone's big win to Ryan Gosling's performance. 

    Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling from the Oscars

    Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling from the Oscars

    The 96th Academy Awards concluded with great fanfare, glitz, and glamour at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. It also gave the internet and the pop culture sphere several unforgettable moments to savour. Let us take a look at some of these.

    Emma Stone’s Big Win - Emma Stone won her second Oscar Award for her performance in the movie Poor Things. Stone expressed profound gratitude for her fellow nominees and her team and family including her daughter who is about to turn three. The actress also quoted Taylor Swift’s lyric: “I love you bigger than the whole sky, my girl.” Her heartfelt speech moved audiences to tears, resonating with its sincerity and emotional depth.

    Ryan Gosling’s Ken-tastic Performance - Ryan Gosling enthralled everyone with his live performance in the song ‘I’m Just Ken’ from the movie Barbie. He had everyone grooving and singing along with him. He looked dapper in an all-pink ensemble.

    Vanessa Hudgens’ Big Reveal - The former High School Musical star turned heads on the red carpet not just for her hosting duties, but for her baby bump. She revealed that she is expecting her first child with her husband Cole Tucker. This surprise announcement added a whole new layer of excitement to her role as co-host.

    Ariana Grande’s Showstopper Look - Ariana Grande stole the show in a stunning bubblegum pink gown, reminiscent of Glinda the Good Witch, with her signature ponytail. The whimsical look perfectly showcased Ariana's personality and has become an instant hit with fans who love her signature style. She was also hailed as one of the best dressed at the award ceremony.

    Powerful Performances - Taking the stage with her brother Finneas, Billie Eilish delivered a powerful performance of their Oscar-nominated song ‘What Was I Made For?’ from the blockbuster Barbie. The night featured several other captivating performances including Scott George and The Osage Singers' emotional rendition of ‘Wahzhazhe’ and Becky G's performance of ‘The Fire Inside.’ Billie also won an Oscar for the song in the Best Original Song category.

    Acts Of Recognition - Emily Blunt and Ryan Gosling paid homage to the often-overlooked stunt performers, a crucial part of movie magic. In a heartfelt segment, they presented a montage showcasing the risky and courageous work stunt performers do, thanking them for their dedication and the magic they bring to the big screen. This act of recognition brought a standing ovation from the audience and stunt performers alike. They also had a fun banter during the same about the ‘Barbenheimer’ rift.

    A Heartfelt Tribute - The ceremony’s In Memoriam segment paid respects to notable individuals from the entertainment industry who are no more. Audiences were moved to tears by the performance by Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo Bocelli along with interpretive dancers. One of the many names that were honoured was the legendary Indian art director Nitin Chandrakant Desai, whose work left a lasting impression on the film industry. The segment also remembered actor Lee Sun-kyun, Friends star Matthew Perry, and Ryan O'Neal among others.

    Kimmel Vs The Trolls - Jimmy Kimmel took the hosting reins with humour and poked fun at the online criticism he received. His self-deprecating jokes acknowledged the harsh world of social media, but Kimmel also showed that thick skin and a sense of humour can deflect negativity.