Vote 2020 graphic
Everything you need to know about and expect during
the most important election of our lifetimes

The Wildest Crowd Reaction Shots to Last Night's Moonlight/La La Land Upset

Director Barry Jenkins appearing to ask, “Me?”/Image via Getty.
Director Barry Jenkins appearing to ask, “Me?”/Image via Getty.

Sunday night’s amazing live TV mess was incredible to watch, but we mostly got the perspective of the audience viewing the unfolding confusion. In the crowd there was a more subtle and joyful confusion simultaneously unfolding.

Advertisement

Some highlights:

Image via AP.
Image via AP.
Advertisement

Alternate angle:

Image via Getty.
Image via Getty.

Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney still looking around like, “What?”

Image via Getty.
Image via Getty.
Advertisement

Jharrel Jerome losing his mind:

Image via Getty.
Image via Getty.
Advertisement

A Where’s Waldo of reactions:

Advertisement

Please enjoy the expressions on the faces of Denzel Washington, Meryl Streep and The Rock:

Image via AP.
Image via AP.
Advertisement

Lin-Manuel Miranda is almost weeping, as usual. Casey Affleck and Ben Affleck both look like they’re about to tweak out. I think Vince Vaughn is morphing into Hannibal Lector in the back. Viola Davis appears to have known it was all going to work out this whole time. Who best represents your feelings about Moonlight winning Best Picture?

Contributing Writer, writing my first book for the Dial Press called The Lonely Hunter, follow me on Twitter @alutkin

Share This Story

Get our newsletter

DISCUSSION

Find yourself someone who looks at you like Lin Manuel Miranda looks at everybody.