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A London Movie Theater Tricked a Moonlight Audience by Playing La La Land

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A movie theater in London decided to have a little fun with this past week’s Oscars mistake by pranking a theater filled with people who’d bought tickets to Best Picture winner Moonlight. According to Time Out London, when the lights went down, it was not Moonlight that began to play, but La La Land.

The audience reportedly had a sense of humor about it and got the joke right away. And, it wasn’t the entire movie. It was just 20 seconds of the trailer, so nothing was spoiled. The theater’s manager told Time Out that once the 20 seconds were over, the operators made it seem like they’d made a mistake.

Well played.

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