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Auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers apologies for Oscar best picture mixup

“We are currently investigating how this could have happened,” the company wrote.

Justin Timberlake performed at the beginning of Sunday’s Oscars.

Some other notable moments from the 2017 Oscars

The “Moonlight”-“La La Land” fiasco wasn’t the only thing that happened at Sunday’s show.

Oscars 2017: Wha-hunh Land?

Among the surprises from Oscar night: Gary from Chicago, who kissed the hands of several actresses.

Matt Damon (right, with Ben Affleck) was teased by Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel even when he was trying to present the Academy Award for original screenplay.

Academy Awards

Kimmel-Damon ‘feud’ spills across the Oscars stage

The host didn’t miss a chance to chide the actor.

A scene from “The White Helmets.” Syrian cinematographer Khaled Khateeb, one of three people credited for cinematography, has been blocked from traveling to Los Angeles for the Oscars

Oscar winners share statement from Syrian cinematographer denied entry to US

He hoped to invite ‘‘anyone here who hears me to stop the bloodshed in Syria and around the world,’’ that to ‘‘show that we all care that this war ends as quickly as possible.”

George Marshall, who taught Viola Davis at Rhode Island College, with Emma Tirrell (left) and Rosie Stevens.


R.I. fans cheer Viola Davis’s Oscar win

Many at an Academy Awards celebration in Providence were moved to tears by Davis’s emotional acceptance speech.

Viola Davis during her acceptance speech.

Viola Davis won an Oscar and gave an amazing speech; no one is surprised

‘‘I became an artist and thank God I did,’’ she continued ‘‘because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life.’’

Tourists brought into the Oscars as a surprise meet with nominees at the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

Hollywood tour group gets surprise side trip to Oscar show

The tour included kisses from Denzel Washington, selfies with Ryan Gosling, and a chance to rub a newly won gold statuette called Oscar.

Left to right: Sound mixers Peter Grace, Robert Mackenzie, Kevin O’Connell and Andy Wright.

Sound engineer snaps 0 for 20 skid at Oscars with 1st statue

Kevin O’Connell finally has reason to celebrate at the Oscars.

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

The best quotes from Jimmy Kimmel’s Oscars opening monologue

As a first-time host of the Oscars, Jimmy Kimmel used his opening monologue to get in some political shots.

British singer Sting performs on stage at the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / Mark RALSTONMARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images

Sting pays emotional tribute to journalist James Foley at the Oscars

Sting paid tribute to journalist James Foley, who was beheaded by the Islamic State in a video that shocked the world, during the Oscars.

Bill Paxton was photographed in Cannes, France, in 2015.

Bill Paxton, noted for roles in ‘Apollo 13’ and ’Big Love,’ dies at 61

The prolific actor was in such films as “Aliens,” “Apollo 13,” “Titanic,” and “Twister,” as well as a number of television shows.

Director Barry Jenkins, left, delivered a speech on stage next to writer Tarell Alvin McCraney after they won the best adapted screenplay for

List of winners for 89th Academy Awards

After some confusion Sunday night, “Moonlight” won for best picture.

US director Ezra Edelman (R) delivers a speech on stage next to producer Caroline Waterlow after they won Best Documentary Feature award for

‘O.J.’ doc director dedicates Oscar to Nicole Brown and Ron Goldman

‘‘This is also for other victims, victims of police violence, police brutality,’’ Edelman said. ‘‘This is their story, as it is Ron and Nicole’s.’’

Daniel Kaluuya stars in Get Out.”

‘Get Out’ surprises with box office win

While the thriller was expected to perform well, few people foresaw a debut this big — especially with a relatively unknown star in Daniel Kaluuya leading the film.

Michael Dorman stars in “Patriot” as a pot-smoking CIA operative with PTSD.

TV Critic’s Corner

The audacity of ‘Patriot’

Even though the series about a CIA operative misfires at times, it deserves a lot of credit for originality.

Jess Cagle (center), pictured earlier this month with (from left) Ryan Murphy, Jessica Lange, Susan Sarandon, and Catherine Zeta-Jones at a SiriusXM town hall in New York City.

Academy Awards

It figures: ‘Hidden Fences’ makes an encore

This time, it was a People magazine editor who conflated two Oscar-nominated movies with predominantly black casts.

New York Times to air ‘The truth is. . .’ ad during Oscars

President Trump has already slammed the ad, calling it “bad” and an attempt by the company to “help save its failing reputation.”

Best actress nominee Ruth Negga wore an ACLU ribbon at the Academy Awards Sunday night.

Here’s why stars are wearing blue ribbons at the Oscars

One of the first overtly political moments of this year’s Oscars was unfolding hours before the actual ceremony.

Benjamin Zander (pictured in 2016) led the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra in its first program of 2017 at Jordan Hall.

Music Review

Boston Philharmonic does well by Beethoven and Bruckner

Led by Benjamin Zander, the orchestra performed Beethoven’s Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano and Bruckner’s unfinished Ninth Symphony.

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in a scene from

Will ‘La La Land’ have another day of sun at the Oscars?

Sunday night’s Oscars are shaping up to be one of the most turbulent and politically charged ceremonies in recent memory.

Speaking in television interviews, Tom Perez indicated that an important first step was joining with his vanquished rival, Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota.

New Democratic chairman pledges to repair, unite party

Tom Perez wants to rebuild at all levels from “school board to the Senate” and reach out to rural America.

Taraji P. Henson.

Taraji P. Henson wows in a simple, dark gown on the Oscars red carpet

Do we even care what everyone else is wearing? (Spoiler: Yes.)

Ben Affleck (left) and Henry Cavill in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

‘Batman v Superman,’ ‘Hillary’s America’ top Razzies

The superhero blockbuster costarring Ben Affleck and the Dinesh D’Souza documentary each got four Golden Raspberry Awards.

Meredith Monk

Music Review

Anne Waldman and Meredith Monk’s intimate ritual at ICA

The audience became their congregation, witnesses to a celebration of their creative paths and their decades-long friendship.

This image released by Netflix shows a scene from the documentary

He braved a war zone to film an Oscar-nominated documentary. He can’t travel to the ceremony.

A cinematographer for the documentary ‘‘The White Helmets,’’ about the volunteer first responders in Syria, will be blocked from entering the US due to Trump’s travel ban.

A scene from “Moonlight.”

Full Oscars coverage

Everything you need to know about the Oscars, from the outfits to the winners.

Denzel Washington in “Fences.”

What to watch for at the Oscars

Denzel or Casey? What sort of shenanigans will Jimmy Kimmel pull?

FILE - FEBRUARY 25: Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez has been elected as chair of the Democratic National Committee. WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 20: U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez speaks during a National Press Club luncheon October 20, 2014 in Washington, DC. Secretary Perez spoke on

Tom Perez says he will repair Democratic Party

Perez, the newly elected Democratic national chairman, said Sunday he will unite the party and reach out to rural America.

Casey Affleck (right) with “Manchester by the Sea” producer Matt Damon and writer-director Kenneth Lonergan Saturday at the Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif.

Affleck wins for best actor at Indie Spirit Awards

“Moonlight” was the big winner, pulling in six awards, including for best feature. Casey Affleck won for his role in “Manchester by the Sea.”

Ashton Sanders in the 2016 film “Moonlight,” directed by Barry Jenkins.

ty burr | critic’s notebook

Oscars a ready platform for outrage

The last time the country was in this much of a mess when Oscar night rolled around was 49 years ago.

Lauryn Hill in Newark in 2016.

Music Review

A re-education from a fierce Lauryn Hill at the Wang

The singer gave her old material a dramatic makeover.

Dana Delany, Bill Heck, and Elizabeth Ashley in the American Repertory Theater’s production of “Night of the Iguana.”

Theater Review

A search for the human touch in ART’s ‘Night of the Iguana’

A star-filled production of Tennessee Williams’s 1961 play connects in Cambridge.

Australian children’s book writer blasts Trump over detainment at LA airport

Mem Fox got a written apology from the US embassy in Canberra after lodging a complaint over her treatment by immigration officials at Los Angeles International Airport last month, according to a report by the Australian Broadcasting Company.

Misa Kuranaga and Patrick Yocum in Boston Ballet's “Artifact” at the Boston Opera House.

Dance Review

Boston Ballet looks sharp in Forsythe’s ‘Artifact’

It’s the most ambitious ballet you’re likely to see, and Boston Ballet makes a strong case for it.

In NYC, cheers greet Obama

Former president Barack Obama was mobbed by scores of cheering supporters as he stopped by a Fifth Avenue office building.

From left: Tom Fiedler, Donna Green, Margaret Sullivan, Judith Meyer, and Michael Donoghue at the New England First Amendment Coalition’s annual awards luncheon on Friday.


Margaret Sullivan receives First Amendment Award

Margaret Sullivan of The Washington Post was honored by the New England First Amendment Coalition on Friday.

Honoree Aja Naomi King (left) and actress Viola Davis at Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards on Thursday in Beverly Hills, Calif.


Viola Davis attends Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards before the Oscars

Oscar nominee Viola Davis supported actress Aja Naomi King at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards this week.

Ben Affleck at the premiere of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” in New York in 2016.


Ben Affleck welcomes new director to ‘The Batman’

One tweet has made it clear that Ben Affleck is committed to the project.

Desiree Garcia is now associate professor and director of film and media studies at Arizona State University.


The predecessor to ‘La La Land’ was set in Boston — and a lot more diverse

Desiree Garcia said Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land” cast says more about what it takes to get a movie financed in Hollywood than the intentions of the director.

BOSTON, MA - 3/10/2016: Installation views of

Boston arts leaders signal alarm over possible federal cuts

“During this moment of heightened national discord, the elimination of the NEA and NEH is not a cut our country can afford.”

Quote of the day: George Clooney

The star says it took exactly 25 minutes for him to propose to his girlfriend, because that’s how long his song playlist was. “‘I got down on my knee and said ‘I couldn’t imagine spending the rest of my life without you,’” he said.

Berklee Beyonce Ensemble by Yuwei Huang

Your week ahead

Five things to do the week of Feb. 27

Beyonce’s Original All-Female Band: A 10-year Anniversary Concert, an evening with Bobby Seale, culinary conversation with Geoffrey Zakarian, and more.

Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra and soloists in the world premiere of Sofia Gubaidulina’s Triple Concerto at Symphony Hall Thursday night.

Music Review

With Gubaidulina world premiere, BSO creates new universe onstage

Andris Nelsons led a powerful, affecting evening of Russian music that also included Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 7, “Leningrad.”

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi.

Iranian director to send prominent proxies to Oscars

Asghar Farhadi said he would not be attending the ceremony in protest after President Trump issued a travel ban, even if exceptions were made for him.

Who will win an Oscar? Who should?

Will “La La Land” sweep the Academy Awards? Critics Ty Burr and Janice Page discuss the movie’s dominance, and who could spoil it.