Contra Zoom

41: Post Oscars Recap 2017

After all the craziness of the Oscars Dakota Arsenault and Mehek Seyid needed to talk about what transpired. 

La La Land was accidentally named Best Picture because of an envelope mixup

Jimmy Kimmel making fun of non-white names isn’t cool

John Legend performed both La La Land songs

Mahershala Ali was the first Muslim actor to win an Oscar

Damien Chazelle is the youngest Best Director winner ever

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them won the first Oscar for a Potter-verse film

All five directors of the Best Foreign Language Film signed a note deriding Trump’s Travel Ban 

Based on the guesses Dakota, Rachel Gordon and Mehek made during the two part predictions episode Dakota ended up with 16 right, Rachel with 9 and Mehek with 14. 

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Music Editor at Live in Limbo and Host of Contra Zoom podcast. Dakota is a graduate of Humber College's Acting for Film and Television. He now specializes in knowing all random trivia. He writes about music, sports and film. Dakota's life goal is visit all baseball stadiums, he's at 7.