Academy Awards Oscar trophies are displayed backstage during the 93rd Annual Academy Awards at Union Station on April 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California.
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If there’s one redeeming thing about Sunday’s Oscars, it’s that we all now know the Academy really doesn’t know what’s in the envelopes.
Even after the 2017 best picture debacle in which the wrong title was named the top prize of the night, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has continued to keep the winners a secret until they are read on air.
It seems the producers had placed a large bet that the late Chadwick Boseman would be named best actor. In a break with tradition,…