Now Trending! – 2/10/20

The Oscars were last night and as predicted, Joaquin Phoenix won best actor for The Joker and Renee Zellwigger won for best actress but the shocker was that Parasite won for best picture which has some folks not too happy… here’s the complete list of winners:

Best picture 

The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Little Women
Marriage Story
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Ford v Ferrari

Best actress 

Cynthia Erivo, Harriet
Renée Zellweger, Judy
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Charlize Theron, Bombshell
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

Best actor 

Joaquin Phoenix, Joker
Leonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Jonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Best director 

Bong Joon-ho, Parasite
Sam Mendes, 1917
Todd Phillips, Joker
Martin Scorsese, The Irishman
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Music (original song)

“I’m Standing With You” from Breakthrough
“Into The Unknown” from Frozen II
“Stand Up” from Harriet
“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from Rocketman
“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from Toy Story 4
“Glasgow” from Wild Rose

Music (original score)

Little Women
Marriage Story
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

International feature film

France, Les Misérables
North Macedonia, Honeyland
Poland, Corpus Christi
South Korea, Parasite
Spain, Pain and Glory

Makeup and hairstyling 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

Visual effects

Avengers: Endgame
The Irishman
The Lion King
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Best film editing

The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Ford v Ferrari

Best cinematography 

Roger Deakins, 1917
Rodrigo Prieto, The Irishman
Lawrence Sher, Joker
Jarin Blaschke, The Lighthouse
Robert Richardson, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Best sound mixing

Ad Astra
Ford v Ferrari
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

Best sound editing

Ford v Ferrari
Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Best supporting actress

Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Florence Pugh, Little Women
Margot Robbie, Bombshell
Kathy Bates, Richard Jewell
Scarlett Johansson, Jojo Rabbit

Documentary short feature 

In the Absence
Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl)
Life Overtakes Me
St. Louis Superman
Walk Run Cha-Cha

Documentary feature

American Factory
The Cave
The Edge of Democracy
For Sama

Best costume design

Sandy Powell & Christopher Peterson, The Irishman
Mark Bridges, Joker
Arianne Phillips, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Jacqueline Durran, Little Women
Mayes C. Rubeo, Jojo Rabbit

Best production design 

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit

Live-action short film 

Nefta Football Club
The Neighbors’ Window
A Sister

Best adapted screenplay

Steven Zaillian, The Irishman
Greta Gerwig, Little Women
Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit
Anthony McCarten, The Two Popes
Todd Phillips & Scott Silver, Joker

Best original screenplay

Rian Johnson, Knives Out
Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story
Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns, 1917
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Bong Joon-ho, Parasite

Animated short film 

Dcera (Daughter)
Hair Love

Animated feature film

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
I Lost My Body
Missing Link
Toy Story 4

Best supporting actor 

Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
Al Pacino, The Irishman
Joe Pesci, The Irishman
Anthony Hopkins, The Two Popes
Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Speaking of awards, Adam Sandler who was snubbed by the Academy a few weeks back, won best actor award at the Independent Spirit Awards for Uncut Gems and gave one of his unusual acceptance speeches. Gotta love that guy!

The whole Gayle King/Kobe Bryant thing is still the talk of the town on social media. We told you on Friday how CBS aired a clip of King asking WNBA star Lisa Lesie if she thought that Kobe Bryant’s assault allegations would stain his reputation. King is now reportedly receiving death threats and lots of hate on Twitter. Oprah said over the weekend that King is not doing well then went on to blame the network for the blunder heard around the globe.



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Now Trending! – 4/1/20

Now Trending! – 4/1/20

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