Faye Dunaway reflects on 2017 Oscars Best Picture flub

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When presenting the award for Best Picture in 2017, they announced that the winner was La La Land, when the actual victor was Moonlight. Hollywood found the mix-up so outrageous that the act was dubbed "envelopegate".

"The Oscar Experience", Circle Cinema's annual Academy Awards party on the big screen, will feature a red carpet, photo ops, food and drinks, Oscar ballots and prize giveaways, with host Erin Christy leading the festivities, beginning with red-carpet introduction at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. "This year when you hear your name called, don't get up right away", Kimmel told the nominees.

As he showed her the envelope, she took it from him before revealing that La La Land was the victor.

Cullinan and Martha Ruiz will not be returning to carry the ballots this year.

"I have to ask, what was your focus in the other 89 years?"

After the Best Picture mix-up a year ago, stars Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway are again expected to present the top honour at the 90th Academy Awards here on Sunday. It was won by "The Shape of Water".

Beatty looked down at it, no doubt with flashbacks from past year racing through his mind, quipped: 'Are you sure?'

Beatty was masterful and poised in a situation you could neverprepare for.

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.

The Bonnie and Clyde actors rehearsed the moment in advance of Monday's Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theater Friday afternoon, TMZ first reported. Nothing could possibly go wrong.

PwC aka PriceWaterhouseCoopers were the team behind the envelope fiasco and apparently accountant, Brian Cullinan was tweeting while on envelope duty and that's how the mix-up happened. (We're looking at you, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.) The category names were actually written twice on the front of the envelopes, and the flap also had the category name scrawled across it, cutting out any possibility of confusion about what envelope presenters were opening.

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