In addition to making history in the night’s most prestigious category, Parasite's win becomes even more special for the team as it is the first South Korean film to ever be nominated for an Oscar. However, this wasn't an easy run for it. The film was fighting in top categories with the likes of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, 1917, Marriage Story and The Irishman among others.
- Best Picture
- Best Actress in a Leading Role
- Best Actor in a Leading Role
- Best Directing
- Best Original Song
- Best Original Score
- Best International Feature film
- Best Makeup and Hairstyling
- Best Visual Effects
- Best Film Editing
- Best Cinematography
- Best Sound Mixing
- Best Sound Editing
- Eminem at Oscars
- Best Actress in Supporting Role
Parasite emerged as the biggest winner at the 92nd Academy Awards. The Korean film won four Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best International Feature Film and Best Original Screenplay. While Joaquin Phoenix took home the trophy for Best Actor in a Leading role, Renee Zellweger was honoured in the Best Actress in a Leading Role at Oscar 2020. Brad Pitt won the 92nd Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Laura Dern defeated Scarlett Johansson to bag the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category.
Joaquin Phoenix took home the Best Actor award at Oscars 2020 for his performance in 'Joker'. During the acceptance speech, he recalled the song lyrics by his late brother River Phoenix.
The latest winners at the 92nd Academy Awards, which were held at the Dolby Theatre: Best supporting actor: Brad Pitt, "Once Upon a Time ...
Joaquin Phoenix has been one of the most talked about actors for the category. Despite the critical backlash against the film he won his is his first Academy Award and his fourth nomination. He is the second actor to be recognised by the academy for a role based on this comic-book character. In 2009, Heath Ledger posthumously won supporting actor for playing Joker in The Dark Knight.
Nominees Renée Zellweger and Scarlett Johansson turned up in white ensembles at the red carpet, while Regina King caught attention with her glittering gown.
Barak and Michelle Obama backed American Factory won the Oscar for best documentary feature.
Congrats to Julia and Steven, the filmmakers behind American Factory, for telling such a complex, moving story about the very human consequences of wrenching economic change. Glad to see two talented and downright good people take home the Oscar for Higher Ground’s first release. https://t.co/W4AZ68iWoY— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) February 10, 2020
A quick recap of the Academy Awards so far:
*Brad Pitt -- best supporting actor for “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”
*Laura Dern -- best supporting actress for “Marriage Story.”
*Matthew Cherry --best animated short film for “Hair Love.”
*Taika Waititi -- best adapted screenplay for “Jojo Rabbit”
* Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won -- best original screenplay for “Parasite”
*Toy Story 4” --best animated feature film
* Barack and Michelle Obama-produced “American Factory” -- best documentary feature
Eminem Rap star Eminem took the Oscars 2020 stage and performed his track Lose Yourself for the audiences. As he performed his track live for the Oscar attendees, fans quickly took to social media to express their enthusiasm.
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Parasite had a proud moment as it was the first time a South Korean film made it to the Oscars winning list. However, this wasn't an easy run for it. The film was fighting in top categories with the likes of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, 1917, Marriage Story and The Irishman among others.
Bong Joon Ho won in the Best Director category competing against some big names like Martin Scorsese, Sam Mendes, Quentin Tarantino. In addition to making history in the night’s most prestigious category, Parasite's win becomes even more special for the team as it is the first South Korean film to ever be nominated for an Oscar.
The ceremony was laced with performances from Idina Menzel, Billie Eilish, Cynthia Erivo and John Elton Also, Eminem's surprise performance at the awards ceremony took the netizens by surprise.
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