Bong Joon-ho, South Korean film maker hits it big and out of the park and wins at bragging rights at the 92nd Academy Awards by winning multiple awards. For the critically acclaimed movie Parasite, Joon-ho won the awards for Best Director, Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Picture, and Best International Feature.
In his acceptance speech for the Best Director, he said “Thought I was done”. In the speech he gave a shout out to the other directores nominees Todd Phillips, Martin Scorsese, Sam Mendes, and Quentin Tarantino.
Many pundits and critics predicted that it would be Sam Mendes’ war drama “1917” which will take the awards for both Best Picture and Best Director, with Joon-ho’s “Parasite” the 1st runner up (2nd place).
The Best Actor award goes to Joaquin Phoenix for the movie “Joker”.
Reene Zellweger won the Best Actress Award for the movie “Judy”. Brad Pitt also took home the award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the movie “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”. Laura Dern also took the award for the Best Actor in Support Role in Oscars 2020 for her role in “Marriage Story”.
Sam Mendes’s “1917” won the award for Best Cinematography. 1917, a movie that makes people believe that it was shot in one single shot. 1917 also won the award for Best Visual Effects at the Oscars 2020. Taika Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit” won the award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Toy Story 4 won Best Animated Feature.
Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt’s movie “Gully Boy” exited the contest at the shortlist stage.
This year’s Academy Awards capped the Hollywood’s award season this year, and yet again, the award show was seen without a host. Presenters of the awards included last year’s winners Olivia Colman, Mahershala Ali, Rami Malek, and Regina King. There were many performances at the Oscars, but not many came as surprising as the gig by Eminem.
Film Makers Lina Wertmuller and David Lynch along with Actor Wes Studi were presented with Honorary Oscars. Jean Hershoolt Humanitarian Award was presented to Geena Davis.
Let us take a look at the list of winners at Oscars 2020:
|1||Best Actor||Joker||Joaquin Phoenix|
|2||Best Actress||Judy||Renee Zellweger|
|3||Best Picture||Parasite||Bong Joon-ho and Kwak Sin-ae|
|4||Best Director||Parasite||Bong Joon-ho|
|5||Best Supporting Actor||Once Upon A Time In Hollywood||Brad Pitt|
|6||Best Supporting Actress||Marriage Story||Laura Dern|
|7||Best International Feature||Parasite (South Korea)||Bong Joon-ho|
|8||Best Original Screenplay||Parasite||Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won|
|9||Best Animated Feature||Toy Story 4||Josh Cooley, Jonas Rivera, and Others|
|10||Best Adapted Screenplay||Jojo Rabbit||Taika Waititi|
|11||Best Animated Short Film||Hair Love||Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver|
|12||Best Live Action Short Film||The Neighbors’ Window||Marshall Curry|
|13||Best Original Score||Joker||Hildur Guðnadóttir|
|14||Best Documentary Feature||American factory||Julia Reichert, Steven Bognar, and Others|
|15||Best Documentary Short Film||Learning To Skate In A Warzone (If Your’re a Girl)||Carol Dysinger and Elena Andreicheva|
|16||Best Sound Mixing||1917||Stuart Wilson and Mark Taylor|
|17||Best Original Song||(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again||Rocketman|
|18||Best Production Design||Once Upon A Time In Hollywood||Nancy Haigh and Barbara Ling|
|19||Best Cinematography||1917||Roger Deakins|
|20||Best Sound Editing||Ford v Ferrari||Donald Sylvester|
|21||Best Visual Effects||1917||Guillaume Rocheron, Dominic Tuohy, and Others|
|22||Best Makeup and Hairstyling||Bombshell||Kazuhiro Tsuji, Anne Morgan, and Vivian Baker|
|23||Best Film Editing||Ford v Ferrari||Andrew Buckland and Michael McCusker|
|24||Best Costume Design||Little Women||Jacqueline Durran|