Newswire: DiCaprio and Spotlight won the big Oscars, but Mad Max was the Academy Awards’ real winner

Leonardo DiCaprio finally got his Oscar, but—surprisingly—that wasn’t the only thing that happened at the Academy Awards. Long before DiCaprio enjoyed what was probably his happiest moment since the last time he absconded with the Russian ballet on one of his sex cruises, Chris Rock took the stage to make the first of many comments about the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. The topic of race hung over almost the whole ceremony, from a pre-taped segment imagining the roles black people could’ve had in Oscar-nominated films (Tracy Morgan’s Danish Girl looked especially fantastic), to a Black History Month tribute that honored the work of Jack Black.

Other memorable Oscar moments included the addition of Matt Damon’s computer-generated beard in The Martian‘s visual effects clip, Room‘s Jacob Tremblay leaping out of his seat to see the droids from Star Wars, and of course that fabulous new …

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