Oscars In Memoriam: Joan Rivers Snubbed From Academy Awards Tribute

February 23, 2015 4:08 AM

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Oscars In Memoriam: Joan Rivers Snubbed From Academy Awards Tribute

The Academy Awards’ “In Memoriam” segment offered an egalitarian salute to a broad range of industry figures who died during the past 12 months.

The segment presented by Meryl Streep gave equal time to Golden Age legends and below-the-line veterans. In a departure from past years, there were no clips for any of the more recognizable names but rather a series of stylized photo illustrations. Academy officials have long urged attendees to avoi...

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