|April 1, 2023|
Hollywood celebrates another year of Oscar winners
HOLLYWOOD - Everything Everywhere All at Once was named best picture at the 95th annual Academy Awards, which were handed out Sunday night.
Everything Everywhere also collected three acting awards, best leading actress for Michelle Yeoh, best supporting actor for Ke Huy Quan and best supporting actress for Jamie Lee Curtis. The film also won the best original screenplay Oscar and the best director trophy for Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert — aka Daniels — as well as best film editing for Paul Rogers. Heading into the show, Everything Everywhere led the nominees for the 2023 Oscars, with a total of 11, winning seven.
Elsewhere, Brendan Fraser was named best actor in a leading role for The Whale. German film All Quiet on the Western Front also scooped up four awards, including Oscars for best original score, production design, cinematography and international feature. Avatar: The Way of Water won best visual effects, while Top Gun: Maverick won the sound Oscar.
Navalny won best documentary feature, while Black Panther: Wakanda Forever won for its costume design. Sarah Polley won the award for best adapted screenplay for Women Talking, and Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio was named best animated film.
Winners in all 23 categories were revealed at the Sunday evening ceremony, which took place at the Dolby Theatre.
Jimmy Kimmel hosted the 2023 Oscars, his third time emceeing the awards show, with televised trophyfest vets Glenn Weiss and Ricky Kirshner producing.
Performers included Lady Gaga, who sang “Hold My Hand” from Top Gun: Maverick; Rihanna, who took the stage for a rendition of her first Oscar-nominated tune, “Lift Me Up,” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. Rahul Sipligunj and Kaala Bhairava performed “Naatu Naatu” from RRR. David Byrne, Stephanie Hsu and Son Lux sang “This Is a Life” from Everything Everywhere All at Once, and Sofia Carson hit the stage to perform Diane Warren’s “Applause” from Tell It Like a Woman. Lenny Kravitz performed during the “In Memoriam” segment.
Netflix picked up big wins at the 95th Academy Awards, including the international feature film Oscar for “All Quiet on the Western Front” and its first animated feature film Oscar for “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.” Overall, Netflix won six Oscars on Sunday, after receiving 16 total nominations this year.
Story Date: March 20, 2023