Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant, left, and Disney animator Glen Keane accept Oscars for best animated short for “Dear Basketball” at Sunday’s awards show. Social media blew up, citing an irony in Mr. Bryant’s winning an award in the #MeToo era calling out sexual harassment in light of the 2003 accusation that he sexually assaulted a Colorado hotel employee. The criminal case was dropped and the civil suit against him was settled out of court.
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Film writer and director Jordan Peele made history Sunday night when he took home the Academy Award for best original screenplay for his thought-provoking movie on race in America, “Get Out.”