The 2017 Oscars telecast ended with an unpredictable shock. But inside the theater, it had greater significance.
It was the strangest ending to a telecast in Oscar history, and we were there to witness the aftermath.
Indian censors continue to hold back the country’s movies, and silencing a new film about women’s rights is the latest example that the situation shows no sign of improvement.
After the bombshell final moments, “Moonlight” took home top honors for Best Picture.
Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are back as hosts when the show returns in March.