While the Academy is taken to task every year for the folks they leave out of the In Memoriam segment (no love for Abe Vigoda?), they only have so much time, and this year, the minutes and seconds were played out by Dave Grohl‘s rendition of the Beatles‘ "Blackbird."
Leonard Nimoy, Alan Rickman, Vilmos Zsigmond, David Bowie, Albert Maysles, Haskell Wexler, and many more were among those who got a moment of remembrance in the sombre tribute reel. And overall, the Oscars thankfully didn’t reinvent the wheel, letting the images and soundtrack do the emotional heavy lifting. Take a look below. [Mashable]