Director Bong Joon Ho makes history by becoming the first Asian and South Korean filmmaker to bag the best director Oscar for his sensational class satire “Parasite”. Hollywood star Joaquin Phoenix finally ended his dry run at the Oscars as he picked up the best actor trophy for his performance in “Joker”.
The 92nd Academy Awards ceremony was held at Dolby Theatre in Los Angles, United States yesterday. Renee Zellweger won the best actress for her poignant portrayal of yesteryear actor-singer Judy Garland in Rupert Goold’s “Judy”. Superstar Brad Pitt has won his maiden acting Oscar for his performance as stuntman Cliff Booth in Quentin Tarantino’s Hollywood memory capsule “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” Laura Dern won the best-supporting actress Oscar for “Marriage Story”.
“Toy Story 4” became the 10th Pixar Animation Studios project to take home the best-animated feature trophy at the Academy Awards. Meanwhile, calling out the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over the lack of diversity among the nominees, actor-comic Leslie Jones has revealed she skipped voting on most of the Oscar categories as there were “no black people” in them.