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Ms Oscars race was finally settled Sunday night road trip movie green book grabbed Best Picture over strong contenders like Black Panther and Netflix's Roma Greenberg director Pete fairly stepped up to receive the award the whole story is about love it's about loving each other now despite our differences green book also one Herschel I'll leave best Supporting Actor for his role as a black **** touring the segregated American south this year's contest was seen as a win for diversity celebrating a range of racial and cultural perspectives three years after the Oscars were slammed for being too white show kicked off in Los Angeles with a booming performance by rock legends queen American idol star Adam Lambert now sings in lieu of Freddie Mercury and it was a fitting start the biggest winner for the night turned out to be musical drama bohemian Rhapsody a film about the late queen frontman and mercury struggles took home four awards including Best Actor for Grammy Malick I am the son of immigrants from Egypt and of my story , is being written right now but there were no big surprises when it came to Best Director critic favorite Alfonso Cuaron won the award for Roman based on his early years growing up in Mexico also took home Best Foreign Language Film a first for Mexico but the night wasn't without upsets livia Colman won Best Actress for her clever performance of queen Anne in historical film the favorite beating out presumed front runner Glenn close who starred in the wife I used to work as a cleaner and I loved that job I did spend quite a lot of my time imagining it so please wrap up right okay best animated film went to spider man into the spider verse and Spike Lee won Best Adapted Screenplay for his crew Klux Klan movie black Klansmen the biggest change in this year's award show was that it didn't have a host for the first time in thirty years comedian Kevin Hart bowed out of the gig after some past homophobic comments resurfaced sparking a public backlash organizer's filled the show instead with power house musical performances including an emotional do at my lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's singing shallow from their movie a star is born a song that brought Gaga her first Oscar