The South Korean class satire Parasite has made history 4 instances over, profitable the Oscars for finest image, finest director, finest worldwide characteristic film and finest unique screenplay. It’s the primary non-English language film to ever win the top prize — and the primary South Korean film to win an Oscar.
Renée Zellweger gained the most effective actress Oscar for her portrayal of Judy Garland within the film Judy.
Just earlier than that, Joaquin Phoenix gained his first Oscar on Sunday for his terrifying efficiency as an remoted loner who turns into one of many world’s finest recognized comedian ebook villains in Joker.
Phoenix, 45, gained the most effective actor Oscar after three earlier nominations, crowning an awards season that has seen him sweep each main prize for his function within the standalone origin story of Batman’s arch enemy.
Laura Dern and Brad Pitt have each gained their first performing Oscars.
Dern, whose Hollywood profession has spanned greater than 4 many years, gained her finest supporting actress on Sunday for her portrayal of a ruthless divorce lawyer in home drama Marriage Story.
Pitt, who has been nominated 4 instances, gained the most effective supporting actor Academy Award for his function as a stuntman in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
The actor performs the stunt double of an growing old cowboy actor performed by Leonardo DiCaprio, a finest actor nominee, in Quentin Tarantino’s 1969 Hollywood fable.
American Factory, a film backed by Barack and Michelle Obama’s manufacturing firm, Higher Ground, gained the Academy award for finest documentary characteristic.
The documentary focuses on the efforts of a Chinese firm to repurpose a shuttered General Motors plant in Ohio, and the cultural tensions that come up.
Congrats to Julia and Steven, the filmmakers behind American Factory, for telling such a posh, transferring story concerning the very human penalties of wrenching financial change. Glad to see two gifted and downright good individuals take residence the Oscar for Higher Ground’s first launch. <a href=”https://t.co/W4AZ68iWoY”>https://t.co/W4AZ68iWoY</a>
Sunday’s Oscar present started with a musical tribute to this 12 months’s nominees.
Janelle Monae donned a crimson, Mister Rogers-like sweater in a nod to A Beautiful Day within the Neighborhood. She walked into the viewers and serenaded the film’s star, Tom Hanks, and different nominees.
She shifted into an upbeat quantity with a number of dancers sporting apparel honouring different nominees. Monae shed the sweater as she sang and danced. The efficiency additionally featured an look by Billy Porter
The 92nd annual Academy Awards, happening on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, is occurring two to three weeks sooner than ordinary in a bid to clean up a ceremony and probably enhance scores.
Just as stars started to arrive on the carpet, the skies opened up above the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, unleashing a downpour.
The place of some digital camera crews had them simply outdoors the tent, sending them scrambling to discover tarps and plastic to defend their gear.
“Oh my God the tent is leaking,” stated one photographer who seen a gap over the large Oscars signal.
Harried workers ran round with squeegees making an attempt to bump extra water off the tent.
Clearly they’ve sworn to defend the glamour of this crimson carpet in any respect prices! 😂 <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/Oscars?src=hash&ref_src=twsrcpercent5Etfw”>#Oscars</a> however I concern this isn’t the most effective approach… <a href=”https://t.co/HdIj96p8ny”>pic.twitter.com/HdIj96p8ny</a>
But the downpour did not dampen the crimson carpet seems to be of early arrivals, together with Billy Porter. The Pose star wore a glistening, gold metallic top with a feather impact and a full skirt depicting the inside of the Cupola Room at Kensington Palace.
The truncated awards season has put the usually bloated Oscars season on a weight loss plan (Sunday’s present is, for the second straight 12 months, hostless) and despatched film academy members scrambling to end their movie-watching — no small process in a 12 months that includes a couple of three-hour epics like The Irishman and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Among the presenters within the absence of a number are Tom Hanks, Maya Rudolph, Spike Lee, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chris Rock, Timothée Chalamet, Will Ferrell, Diane Keaton and Kelly Marie Tran.
Kirk Douglas, Kobe Bryant remembered
The In Memoriam section of the Oscars started by remembering Kobe Bryant and ended by paying tribute to Kirk Douglas.
Kirk Douglas, one of many final surviving stars of Hollywood’s golden age, died on Wednesday on the age of 103.
Kobe Bryant, a 2018 Oscar-winner for the quick film Dear Basketball, died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26.
Before the award present, Spike Lee honoured Bryant on the crimson carpet by sporting a purple go well with trimmed in yellow and adorned with the basketball star’s No. 24 on the lapels and on his again. Lee additionally wore a pair of Bryant’s Nike sneakers.
Lee walked the crimson carpet in a purple go well with final 12 months, too — a nod to late musical artist and shut pal Prince.