It's Peele's first writing and directing project, and it makes him the first black victor in the category, and only the fourth nominated, after John Singleton, Spike Lee, and Suzanne de Passe.
"This means so much to me", Peele said onstage as he accepted the award. He said he stopped making the film several times because he thought it would never work. "I thought no one would ever make this movie, so I want to dedicate this to everyone who raised my voice and let me make this movie".
Peele also went on to thank his wife, Chelsea Peretti, and his mom, "who taught me to love even in the face of hate".
Uber driver details fateful ride with alleged school shooter They didn't find anything, and Sheriff Scott Israel assured her that she need not worry because she has "nothing to do with this". But they did want to search her auto for clues. "I have passengers in my auto and I'm scared because anybody can have a gun".
Only four black film writers have been nominated in the best original screenplay category in Oscars' 90-year history: Suzanne de Passe ("Lady Sings the Blues", 1972), Spike Lee ("Do the Right Thing", 1989) John Singleton ("Boyz n the Hood", 1991) and Peele. "Everybody who bought a ticket, told somebody to buy a ticket, thank you".
"Get Out", released in February 2017, was a slow-building hit - eventually grossing more than $250 million while resonating in pop culture with references to its memorable characters and "sunken place" as a metaphor for race and the feeling of helplessness in America. At last year's Golden Globe it was nominated in the comedy category and the movie has failed to win any accolades at other award shows like the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards and the Golden Globes.
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If politicians are to debate it, it's better they watch their words and read some history because tall claims don't help anyone. Abdullah, known for controversial remarks, had earlier come under fire for his "PoK belongs to Pakistan" comment.
It's only been a week since former Mizzou star Aldon Smith got engaged, but now he's reportedly in trouble with the law again. Last year, Smith was detained for "public intoxication" after a vehicle crash with an unmarked police auto .
They now host the Premier League champions knowing a win would move them ever closer to succeeding Antonio Conte's side. Tactically, his approach was limited with Eden Hazard playing up front as a false nine and Alvaro Morata on the bench.
And she insists Gail has "a heart of gold" but is a big danger to herself, revealing she went over the top on a recent vacation, eating worms she found in conches and jumping into shark-infested waters.
When the mom asked that Karman not speak to her daughter, the out-of-control movie-goer began to curse and yell at her, cops said. The New York Post reported Karman became angry when the young child she was seated next to spoke while the movie was playing.
This past season, he started all 16 regular-season games but had 42 tackles and just 2.5 sacks while playing with a knee injury. Considering the team's depth along the defensive line, including the emergence of rookie Derek Barnett , Curry is expendable.
Keane said, "I've always believed animation can help an audience understand an action in deeper ways than live action ". Bryant won for his animated film, " Dear Basketball ", which was nominated in the Best Animated Short Film category.
A UConn student had a close brush with serious injury while driving and thousands of people were left without power as a result. Winds along parts of the MA coast that whipped in excess of 90 miles per hour are due to ease Saturday , CNN forecasters said.
The Oscars pay homage to 'Time's Up' movement
The actresses were validated in their claim that they were blacklisted and blocked from roles in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings by Jackson himself, who said he was submitting to Weinstein's wishes.
Guardiola says he could not have imagined City title runaway
He said: 'You have to accept every criticism, but I am not so stupid to play open against Manchester City and to lose 3-0 or 4-0. We prepared the game in this way, [not to] concede space between the lines. "We are not going to play for the records".
Manchester City vs Chelsea
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Man due in court over murder of Garda Adrian Donohoe
Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was shot dead during a robbery at Lordship Credit Union near Dundalk in January 2013. He denies any involvement in the Mr Donohoe's murder and will now be remanded in custody until March 9.