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Everything You Really Need To Know About The Oscars

By: Cara Gleason

 

Major Winning Films



Everything Everywhere All At Once


Everything Everywhere All At Once received 11 nominations and 7 awards at the Oscars. This movie tells the story of an unlikely hero, played by Michelle Yeoh, trying to solve a rupture in a world unlike her own, the multiverse. We follow her as she unravels the secrets of the multiverse, discovers her newfound powers, and has to decide the universe's fate. This movie is a sci-fi comedy, as well as action, but it also touches on sad and endearing topics.


This movie won best picture against All Quiet on the Western Front, Avatar: The Way of Water, The Banshees of Inisherin, Elvis, The Fabelmans, Tár, Top Gun: Maverick, Triangle of Sadness, and Women Talking. It also won the best original screenplay against The Fabelmans, Tár, Triangle of Sadness, and The Banshees of Inisherin.


Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan won the best supporting role against actors from The Banshees of Inisherin and The Whale.


Michele Yeoh won best actress in a leading role against Cate Blanchett, Ana de Armas, Andrea Riseborough, and Michelle Williams.






The Whale



The Whale received 3 nominations and 2 awards. In this movie, we follow a “morbidly obese” English teacher who tries to reconnect with his teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption. If you would like to hear more about this film, check out Max Benner's review here: https://www.rustinherald.com/post/the-whale


This movie won Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling against All Quiet on the Western Front, The Batman, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, and Elvis.


Brendan Fraser also won Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role against Austin Butler, Collin Farrell, Paul Mescal, and Bill Nighy.











All Quiet on the Western Front


All Quiet on the Western Front received 9 nominations and 4 awards. This book-movie adaptation follows a World War I German soldier who dreams of becoming a hero and fighting for his country, but soon after discovers the hardships and realities of war as he tries to survive.


This movie won Best Cinematography against Bardo, Elvis, Empire of Light, and TAR.


It won Best Original Score against Babylon, The Banshees of Inisherin, Everything Everywhere All at Once, and The Fabelmans.


It won Best Production Design against Avatar: The Way of Water, Babylon, Elvis, and The Fabelmans.


It won Best International Feature against Argentina, 1985 (Argentina), Close (Belgium), EO (Poland), and The Quiet Girl (Ireland).







 

All Oscar Results



BEST PICTURE

“All Quiet on the Western Front”


“Avatar: The Way of Water”


“The Banshees of Inisherin”


“Elvis”


“Everything Everywhere All at Once” *WINNER


“The Fabelmans”


“Tár”


“Top Gun: Maverick”


“Triangle of Sadness”


“Women Talking”


ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Angela Bassett, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”


Hong Chau, “The Whale”


Kerry Condon, “The Banshees of Inisherin”


Jamie Lee Curtis, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” *WINNER


Stephanie Hsu, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”



ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Brendan Gleeson, “The Banshees of Inisherin”


Brian Tyree Henry, “Causeway”


Judd Hirsch, “The Fabelmans”


Barry Keoghan, “The Banshees of Inisherin”


Ke Huy Quan, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” *WINNER



INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM

“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Germany *WINNER


“Argentina, 1985,” Argentina


“Close,” Belgium


“EO,” Poland


“The Quiet Girl,” Ireland


DOCUMENTARY (SHORT)

“The Elephant Whisperers” *WINNER


“Haulout”


“How Do You Measure a Year?”


“The Martha Mitchell Effect”


“Stranger at the Gate”


DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

“All That Breathes”


“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed”


“Fire of Love”


“A House Made of Splinters”


“Navalny” *WINNER


ORIGINAL SONG

“Applause” from “Tell It like a Woman”


“Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun: Maverick”


“Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”


“Naatu Naatu” from “RRR” *WINNER


“This Is A Life” from “Everything Everywhere All at Once”


ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” *WINNER


“Marcel the Shell With Shoes On”


“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish”


“The Sea Beast”


“Turning Red”


ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“All Quiet on the Western Front”


“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”


“Living”


“Top Gun: Maverick”


“Women Talking” *WINNER


ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“The Banshees of Inisherin”


“Everything Everywhere All at Once” *WINNER


“The Fabelmans”


“Tár”


“Triangle of Sadness”


ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

Austin Butler, “Elvis”


Colin Farrell, “The Banshees of Inisherin”


Brendan Fraser, “The Whale” *WINNER


Paul Mescal, “Aftersun”


Bill Nighy, “Living”


ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

Cate Blanchett, “Tár”


Ana de Armas, “Blonde”


Andrea Riseborough, “To Leslie”


Michelle Williams, “The Fabelmans”


Michelle Yeoh, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” *WINNER


DIRECTOR

Martin McDonagh, “The Banshees of Inisherin”


Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan, “Everything Everywhere All at Once” *WINNER


Steven Spielberg, “The Fabelmans”


Todd Field, “Tár”


Ruben Ostlund, “Triangle of Sadness”


PRODUCTION DESIGN

“All Quiet on the Western Front” *WINNER


“Avatar: The Way of Water”


“Babylon”


“Elvis”


“The Fabelmans”


CINEMATOGRAPHY

“All Quiet on the Western Front” *WINNER


“Bardo, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths”


“Elvis”


“Empire of Light”


“Tár”


COSTUME DESIGN

“Babylon”


“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” *WINNER


“Elvis”


“Everything Everywhere All at Once”


“Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris”


ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND

“All Quiet on the Western Front”


“Avatar: The Way of Water”


“The Batman”


“Elvis”


“Top Gun: Maverick” *WINNER


ANIMATED SHORT FILM

“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” *WINNER


“The Flying Sailor”


“Ice Merchants”


“My Year of Dicks”


“An Ostrich Told Me the World Is Fake and I Think I Believe It”


LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM

“An Irish Goodbye” *WINNER


“Ivalu”


“Le Pupille”


“Night Ride”


“The Red Suitcase”


ORIGINAL SCORE

“All Quiet on the Western Front” *WINNER


“Babylon”


“The Banshees of Inisherin”


“Everything Everywhere All at Once”


“The Fabelmans”


VISUAL EFFECTS

“All Quiet on the Western Front”


“Avatar: The Way of Water” *WINNER


“The Batman”


“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”


“Top Gun: Maverick”


FILM EDITING

“The Banshees of Inisherin”


“Elvis”


“Everything Everywhere All at Once” *WINNER


“Tár”


“Top Gun: Maverick”


MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

“All Quiet on the Western Front”


“The Batman”


“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”


“Elvis”


“The Whale” *WINNER

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