50 Best Twitter Reactions to the 2024 Oscars

Hollywood’s biggest night is back, bigger, and buzzier than ever—if X (the social platform formerly known as Twitter) has anything to say about it. And trust me, there was a lot to be said.

The 96th annual Academy Awards took place today at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, with host Jimmy Kimmel helming the event. The night featured cameos from some of the biggest movie stars to grace our screens over the past year, including Cillian Murphy from Oppenheimer (which led the evening with the most nominations), Margot Robbie from Barbie, Lily Gladstone from Killers of the Flower Moon, and Emma Stone from Poor Things.

Below, we rounded up some of the funniest social media reactions to the ceremony’s most major moments. Keep scrolling to see them all.


Messi, the dog who makes an appearance in the Oscar-nominated film Anatomy of a Fall, made his Oscars debut.

Leading the first win of the night was Da’Vine Joy Randolph, who earned her first Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

Anatomy of a Fall screenwriter Justine Triet accepted the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay while wearing a suit that reminded many of Nicole Kidman’s iconic AMC suit.

Martin Scorsese was seemingly caught on-camera taking a nap mid-ceremony.

People had mixed feelings about the Oscars marking the end of the Barbie promo tour.

A few of Kimmel’s onstage jokes didn’t stick with some viewers.

The Boy and the Heron won the Oscar for Best Animated Film, but director Hayao Miyazaki skipped out on the ceremony—over 20 years after he skipped the show when he won his first Oscar for Spirited Away in 2001.

John Cena bared everything (literally) while assisting Kimmel in presenting the award for Best Costume Design.

The Barbenheimer phenomenon got a hilarious nod when Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt teamed up for a joint onstage appearance.

Plenty weighed in on Poor Things sweeping the night over Barbie.

Cillian Murphy wins his first Oscar in the category of Best Actor in a Leading Role, which recognized his performance in Oppenheimer.

For one of the final awards of the night, Emma Stone took home the Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in Poor Things.

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As an associate editor at HarpersBAZAAR.com, Chelsey keeps a finger on the pulse on all things celeb news. She also writes on social movements, connecting with activists leading the fight on workers’ rights, climate justice, and more. Offline, she’s probably spending too much time on TikTok, rewatching Emma (the 2020 version, of course), or buying yet another corset.