Oscars 2020

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Vidya Balan's short film Natkhat eligible for Oscar nomination, actor shares update on Instagram
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Vidya Balan's short film Natkhat eligible for Oscar nomination, actor shares update on Instagram

Natkhat, starring and co-produced by Vidya Balan, has won the top prize at the third edition of Best Of India Short Film Festival 2020, which makes it eligible for Oscar nominations.

Bong Joon Ho to publish 'Parasite: A Graphic Novel in Storyboards' to celebrate Oscar-winning film's one year anniversary
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Bong Joon Ho to publish 'Parasite: A Graphic Novel in Storyboards' to celebrate Oscar-winning film's one year anniversary

Parasite, which examines the class divide in the Korean society through a poor family scheming its way into a rich man's house with disastrous results, became a phenomenon on its debut at Cannes in May last year, starting a winning March that ended at Oscars.

Why Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite is a satirical masterpiece watered down by incongruous social optimism
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Why Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite is a satirical masterpiece watered down by incongruous social optimism

Korean films are extremely violent, and the worst kind of brutality is casually portrayed in them. However, in Parasite, director Bong Joon-ho seems to make a serious compromise when he takes the film to a violent climax, which is not really ‘disturbing’, and ultimately concludes with ‘hope’.

Natalie Portman responds to Rose McGowan's criticism of her Oscars ensemble that it wasn't 'brave' enough
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Natalie Portman responds to Rose McGowan's criticism of her Oscars ensemble that it wasn't 'brave' enough

Criticising Natalie Portman's dress on the Oscars red carpet, Rose McGowan had said it was not a 'brave' gesture on the actress' part.

The Academy responds to criticism for excluding Luke Perry from ceremony's In Memoriam segment
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The Academy responds to criticism for excluding Luke Perry from ceremony's In Memoriam segment

The Academy has finally broken its silence over the exclusion of actors Luke Perry and Cameron Boyce from the Oscars' In Memoriam section.

Amul pays 'tribute' to Joaquin Phoenix's Oscars win, gets criticised by PETA which says actor is against dairy cruelty
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Amul pays 'tribute' to Joaquin Phoenix's Oscars win, gets criticised by PETA which says actor is against dairy cruelty

The Amul girl is seen feeding butter to Joaquin Phoenix, who is a vegan, on the Academy stage.

Bong Joon-Ho's translator has her own 'fan base', Twitter claims she deserves an 'honorary Oscar'
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Bong Joon-Ho's translator has her own 'fan base', Twitter claims she deserves an 'honorary Oscar'

Bong Joon-Ho's translator Sharon Choi has been with the Parasite director since May 2019, and is a filmmaker in her own right.

Oscars 2020: Visual Effects Society expresses disappointment over the Academy for their Cats CGI spoof
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Oscars 2020: Visual Effects Society expresses disappointment over the Academy for their Cats CGI spoof

Cats stars James Corden and Rebel Wilson dressed as their characters from the film, while presenting the award for best visual effects during the Oscars.

Oscars 2020: How Joaquin Phoenix, not Joker, became a voice for the voiceless this awards season
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Oscars 2020: How Joaquin Phoenix, not Joker, became a voice for the voiceless this awards season

Joaquin Phoenix's acceptance speeches at awards like Oscars and the change they may drive could empower the voiceless in a way his film Joker never could.

The woman behind Oscar-winning Parasite: All you need to know about Miky Lee, South Korean entertainment's biggest mogul
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The woman behind Oscar-winning Parasite: All you need to know about Miky Lee, South Korean entertainment's biggest mogul

Behind Parasite, and Korea's, rise to the front of the cinematic conversation is Miky Lee, whose $4.1 billion entertainment empire serves as the foundation for much of the cultural output of the country.

Oscar 2020 highlights: Brad Pitt goes political, Bong-Joon Ho dominates with Parasite, Eminem drops surprise act
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Oscar 2020 highlights: Brad Pitt goes political, Bong-Joon Ho dominates with Parasite, Eminem drops surprise act

The highlights of Oscars 2020 include maiden Academy Award wins of Joaquin Phoenix (Best Actor for Joker) and Laura Dern (Best Supporting Actress for Marriage Story).

Lessons from Parasite: Let's talk about 1917, Marriage Story and the art of Oscar-nominated closeted conservatism
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Lessons from Parasite: Let's talk about 1917, Marriage Story and the art of Oscar-nominated closeted conservatism

Parasite's Oscar win may spark a discussion on other nominees in the Best Picture category that preferred to speak in binaries while pretending not to do so — films like 1917 and Marriage Story, that faked nuance while in fact telling a one-sided story | Anna MM Vetticad writes

Oscars 2020: Twitter reacts to Bong-Joon Ho's 'drink all night' statement, Martin Scorsese falling asleep during Eminem's performance
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Oscars 2020: Twitter reacts to Bong-Joon Ho's 'drink all night' statement, Martin Scorsese falling asleep during Eminem's performance

Other moments from Oscars 2020 that led to interesting Twitter reactions include Taika Waititi hiding his award under a seat.

Oscars 2020: Despite absence from ceremony, Priyanka Chopra Jonas cheers for Parasite's historic win on Instagram
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Oscars 2020: Despite absence from ceremony, Priyanka Chopra Jonas cheers for Parasite's historic win on Instagram

As the South Korean drama Parasite made history at the 92nd Academy Awards, actor Priyanka Chopra congratulated the team of the movie and said the craft of artists has the power to transcend borders.

Oscars 2020: Leslie Jones reveals she 'abstained' from voting in most categories; cites 'no black people' as reason
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Oscars 2020: Leslie Jones reveals she 'abstained' from voting in most categories; cites 'no black people' as reason

Both BAFTA and the Academy have been heavily criticised for the lack of representation and diversity after the nominations were announced. The acting categories had shut out people of colour while no women filmmakers were recognised in the directing segment.

Oscars 2020: Hair Love director Matthew Cherry brings Deandre Arnold, teen told to cut dreadlocks, to Academy Awards
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Oscars 2020: Hair Love director Matthew Cherry brings Deandre Arnold, teen told to cut dreadlocks, to Academy Awards

With Hair Love, Matthw Cherry has become the second former professional athlete to win an Oscar, following Kobe Bryant, who won at the 2018 Oscars.

Oscars 2020 winners list: Parasite, Bong Joon-Ho make history; Renée Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix win top acting honours
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Oscars 2020 winners list: Parasite, Bong Joon-Ho make history; Renée Zellweger, Joaquin Phoenix win top acting honours

At the 2020 Oscars, actor Brad Pitt went home with the award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, while Laura Dern won in the Best Supporting Actress category for Marriage Story.

Oscars 2020: From Natalie Portman to Spike Lee and Billy Porter, red carpet outfits that made a statement
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Oscars 2020: From Natalie Portman to Spike Lee and Billy Porter, red carpet outfits that made a statement

At the Oscars 2020 red carpet, Spike Lee paid tribute to the NBA star Kobe Bryant by sporting a purple Lakers jacket with the basketball star's 24 on his lapel, while Natalie Portman's cape was studded with the names of snubbed female directors.

Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor for Joker, addresses racism, climate change, gender inequality
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Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor for Joker, addresses racism, climate change, gender inequality

At the Academy Awards and the entire Hollywood award season, Phoenix had emerged as an undisputed frontrunner even though he was up against the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), Adam Driver (Marriage Story), Antonio Banderas (Pain & Glory) and Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes).

Oscars 2020: Barack Obama, Michelle's Netflix production debut American Factory wins Best Documentary
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Oscars 2020: Barack Obama, Michelle's Netflix production debut American Factory wins Best Documentary

American Factory, which registered the Obamas' first win at Oscars, was acquired by Netflix at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.