Moonlight wins Best Picture– but La La Land is announced by mistake. In a jaw-dropping turn of events, the wrong winner for Best Picture was read out…and the error was only realised after Damien Chazelle and the La La Land team had taken to the stage. Warren Beatty explained how the mistake happened: it looks like the actor was given the wrong envelope by mistake. “I opened the envelope and it said Emma Stone, La La Land – that’s why I took such a long look at you and Faye Dunaway”,he told the audience. “I wasn’t trying to be funny”. This turn of events surprised me even with all the love moonlight had received.