Oscar Envelopes Featured Font Large Enough To See From Home

Oscar Envelopes Featured Font Large Enough To See From Home

Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty were involved in one of the biggest mistakes in Oscars history past year when they announced the wrong film as the best picture victor due to the wrong enveloped being given to them.

As important, the famously-uptight Academy has embraced last year's awesome gaffe.

Chances are very high Kimmel will mention it in his monologue, like how 2015 host Neil Patrick Harris mocked John Travolta's mangling of Idina Menzel's name into Adele Dazeem the year prior in his opener.

What followed was unprecedented live TV chaos as La La Land was proclaimed the victor before the mistake was corrected on stage and the Oscar given to the rightful victor, Moonlight. Hopefully no one will be confused as to which envelope they've been handed.

The fantasy drama beat out Call Me by Your Name, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, Get Out, Lady Bird, Phantom Thread, The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. The envelope was on full display when Eva Marie Saint presented the award for Best Costume Design. Of course, this time around, the award was presented without a hitch - though she says Beatty briefly struggling with the envelope did give her a bit of pause!

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As she did with every other presenter, Bourdon turned to Beatty and asked: 'This is the best picture envelope, could you please confirm that?'

Beatty and Dunaway briefly alluded last year's gaffe, with Beatty starting out by saying: "Thank you". Nothing could possibly go wrong.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences also took care to avoid another disaster, using cards with extra-large print on them. Last year's envelope was an elegant red, but the smaller gold lettering on it was not so easily readable.

Guillermo Del Toro alluded to last year's mix-up too, checking the envelope as he took it from Warren.

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