The most desired film awards – the Oscars took place on February, 10 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, the USA. The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony saw the who’s who of Hollywood, some amazing surprises & stellar red carpet entries with the biggest of the names from the west like Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Cynthia Erivo, Scarlett Johansson, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron & many others. The Oscars 2020 was all about celebrating & appreciating outstanding performances in cinema for films in the year 2019.
HonouringJoaquin Phoenix & the South Korean film Parasite were the special highlights of the night at the Oscars. While, Parasite won four coveted awards, one including the ‘Best Picture Award’, Phoenix won the ‘Best Actor Award’.
Parasite became the first Non-English language film to receive this honour. And, as for Joaquin Phoenix, he got his first-ever Oscar for ‘Joker’, which is also a four-time Academy awards winner film. Twitter was flooded with prayers for Phoenix to win the best actor award for his stellar performance in Joker. And, indeed the prayers were answered & he finally won his first Oscar. The much deserved Renée Zellweger took the ‘Best Actress Award’ for the film ‘Judy’.
The prestigious award ceremony honoured many big films of the year including Once upon a time in Hollywood, Little Women, Ford vs. Ferrari, Jojo Rabbit & many others.
Below is the complete list of winners at the Oscars 2020:
- Best Picture – Parasite.
- Best Actor – Joaquin Phoenix for Joker.
- Best Actress – Renée Zellweger for Judy.
- Best Director – Bong Joon Ho for Parasite.
- Best Supporting Actress – Laura Dern for Marriage Story.
- Best Supporting Actor – Brad Pitt for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
- Best International Feature Film – Bong Joon Ho for Parasite.
- Best Documentary Feature – Julia Reichert, Steven Bognar for American Factory.
- Best Documentary Short Subject – Carol Dysinger for Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone.
- Best Live Action Short Film – Marshall Curry for The Neighbors.
- Best Animated Short – Matthew A. Cherry for Hair Love.
- Best Animated Feature – Josh Cooley for Toy Story 4.
- Best Original Screenplay – Bong Joon Ho for Parasite.
- Best Adapted Screenplay – Taika Waititi for Jojo Rabbit.
- Best Original Score – Hildur Guðnadóttir for Joker.
- Best Original Song – “I’m Gonna Love Me Again,” from Rocketman.
- Best Cinematography – Roger Deakins for 1917.
- Best Film Editing – Michael McCusker, Andrew Buckland for Ford v Ferrari.
- Best Visual Effects – Universal/Amblin Partners for1917.
- Best Sound Editing – Don Sylvester for Ford v Ferrari.
- Best Sound Mixing – Universal/Amblin Partners for 1917.
- Best Costume Design – Jacqueline Durran for Little Women.
- Best Makeup & Hair – Lionsgate for Bombshell.
- Best Production Design – Barbara Ling and Nancy Haigh for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.