From ‘Parasite’ to Pitt, the complete 2020 Oscar winners

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Parasite, Bong Joon Ho’s (who also won Best Director) twisted tale that was at the top of Reel 360’s Best Films of 2019, won top honors last night at the 92nd Academy Awards, becoming the first Foreign Language film to win the newly named International Feature Film Category and Best Picture. It was the topper to a ceremony that featured spectacular musical numbers reminiscent of a Busby Berkley musical, jabs at the lack of diverse nominations and nods to the recent impeachment trial.

The three-and-half-hour entertaining show began with a splashy number by Janelle Monáe celebrating this years films. She entered the stage set up as Mr. Rogers’ set. After adjusting an open button on her blouse, Monáe wrapped herself in Mr. Rogers’ red sweater and began a dramatic build-up to a large dance number, that included Billy Porter from Pose singing I’m Still Standing.

Monáe got her own dig in at the Academy, pausing her song to say “we celebrate all the women who directed phenomenal films.” Janelle also proudly proclaimed that she was proud to be Black and Queer and at the Oscars. Watch below:

I do believe there were more Black folks on stage than in the entire audience.

No Host, but Plenty of Jokes

The Oscar producers decided to go with no host for a second year in a row. And just like last year, it worked. A-List comedians and stars trotted out to open envelopes and hand out gold statues and it worked for the most part.

The audience was on the edge of their seats as first presenters Chris Rock and Steve Martin, two previous Oscars hosts, split duties in a stand-up comedy set. Rock assailed (obviously) the lack of diverse nominees, by congratulating Cynthia Erivo (nominated for Harriet) on her ability to “hide Black people.”

Both he and Martin then looked for Eddie Murphy under the stage. He then roasted Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos. “He’s got cash. When he writes a check, the bank bounces.” Martin reassured the crowd that there wouldn’t be any “big disasters” like the famous 2017 envelope mix-up “because the academy has switched to the new Iowa caucus app.”

Where did Eminem Come From?

The biggest shocker of the night was not Parasite winning both Best Picture categories. That actually belonged to rapper Eminem.

Sporting a beard, surprised the crowd when he took the stage at the Dolby Theatre and performed his Oscar-winning original song, Lose Yourself, from the semi-autobiographical drama 8 Mile. He was there to cap a clip reel featuring other Oscar-winning movie tunes.

The reactions in the audience were a mixed bag. Billie Eilish, the Grammy-winning pop superstar, appeared to drop her jaw in disbelief, while other performers — Janelle Monáe and Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran among them — bobbed their heads or sang along.

At times, I wasn’t sure if I was watching The Oscars or the MTV Awards. But it worked.

The Winners

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE

  • ANTONIO BANDERAS Pain and Glory
  • LEONARDO DICAPRIO Once upon a Time…in Hollywood
  • ADAM DRIVER Marriage Story
  • JOAQUIN PHOENIX Joker WINNER
  • JONATHAN PRYCE The Two Popes

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • TOM HANKS A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
  • ANTHONY HOPKINS The Two Popes
  • AL PACINO The Irishman
  • JOE PESCI The Irishman
  • BRAD PITT Once upon a Time…in Hollywood WINNER

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE

  • CYNTHIA ERIVO Harriet
  • SCARLETT JOHANSSON Marriage Story
  • SAOIRSE RONAN Little Women
  • CHARLIZE THERON Bombshell
  • RENÉE ZELLWEGER Judy WINNER

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

  • KATHY BATES Richard Jewell
  • LAURA DERN Marriage Story WINNER
  • SCARLETT JOHANSSON Jojo Rabbit
  • FLORENCE PUGH Little Women
  • MARGOT ROBBIE Bombshell

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ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON: THE HIDDEN WORLD Dean DeBlois, Bradford Lewis and Bonnie Arnold
  • I LOST MY BODY
  • KLAUS Sergio Pablos, Jinko Gotoh and Marisa Román
  • TOY STORY 4 Josh Cooley, Mark Nielsen and Jonas Rivera WINNER
  • MISSING LINK Chris Butler, Arianne Sutner and Travis Knight

CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • THE IRISHMAN Rodrigo Prieto
  • JOKER Lawrence Sher
  • THE LIGHTHOUSE Jarin Blaschke
  • 1917 Roger Deakins WINNER
  • ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD Robert Richardson

COSTUME DESIGN

  • THE IRISHMAN Sandy Powell and Christopher Peterson
  • JOJO RABBIT Mayes C. Rubeo
  • JOKER MarkBridges
  • LITTLE WOMEN Jacqueline Durran WINNER
  • ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD Arianne Phillips

DIRECTING

  • THE IRISHMAN Martin Scorsese
  • JOKER Todd Phillips
  • 1917 Sam Mendes (
  • ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD Quentin Tarantino
  • PARASITE Bong Joon Ho

DOCUMENTARY (FEATURE)

  • AMERICAN FACTORY Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert and Jeff Reichert WINNER
  • THE CAVE Feras Fayyad, Kirstine Barfod and Sigrid Dyekjær
  • THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY Petra Costa, Joanna Natasegara, Shane Boris and Tiago Pavan
  • FOR SAMA Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts
  • HONEYLAND Ljubo Stefanov, Tamara Kotevska and Atanas Georgiev

DOCUMENTARY (SHORT SUBJECT)

  • IN THE ABSENCE Yi Seung-Jun and Gary Byung-Seok Kam
  • LEARNING TO SKATEBOARD IN A WARZONE (IF YOU’RE A GIRL) Carol Dysinger and Elena Andreicheva WINNER
  • LIFE OVERTAKES ME John Haptas and Kristine Samuelson
  • ST. LOUIS SUPERMAN Smriti Mundhra and Sami Khan
  • WALK RUN CHA-CHA Laura Nix and Colette Sandstedt

FILM EDITING

  • FORD V FERRARI Michael McCusker and Andrew Buckland WINNER
  • THE IRISHMAN Thelma Schoonmaker
  • JOJO RABBIT Tom Eagles
  • JOKER Jeff Groth
  • PARASITE Yang Jinmo

INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM

  • CORPUS CHRISTI Poland
  • HONEYLAND North Macedonia
  • LES MISÉRABLES France
  • PAIN AND GLORY Spain
  • PARASITE South Korea WINNER

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING

  • BOMBSHELL Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan and Vivian Baker WINNER
  • JOKER Nicki Ledermann and Kay Georgiou
  • JUDY Jeremy Woodhead
  • MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL Paul Gooch, Arjen Tuiten and David White
  • 1917 Naomi Donne, Tristan Versluis and Rebecca Cole

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

  • JOKER Hildur Guðnadóttir WINNER
  • LITTLE WOMEN Alexandre Desplat
  • MARRIAGE STORY Randy Newman
  • 1917 Thomas Newman
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER John Williams

MUSIC (ORIGINAL SONG)

  • I CAN’T LET YOU THROW YOURSELF AWAY from Toy Story 4; Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
  • (I’M GONNA) LOVE ME AGAIN from Rocketman; Music by Elton John; Lyric by Bernie Taupin WINNER
  • I’M STANDING WITH YOU from Breakthrough; Music and Lyric by Diane Warren
  • INTO THE UNKNOWN from Frozen II; Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
  • STAND UP from Harriet; Music and Lyric by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo

BEST PICTURE

  • FORD V FERRARI Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping and James Mangold, Producers
  • THE IRISHMAN Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Producers
  • JOJO RABBIT Carthew Neal and Taika Waititi, Producers
  • JOKER Todd Phillips, Bradley Cooper and Emma Tillinger Koskoff, Producers
  • LITTLE WOMEN Amy Pascal, Producer
  • MARRIAGE STORY Noah Baumbach and David Heyman, Producers
  • 1917 Sam Mendes, Pippa Harris, Jayne-Ann Tenggren and Callum McDougall, Producers
  • ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD David Heyman, Shannon McIntosh and Quentin Tarantino, Producers
  • PARASITE Kwak Sin Ae and Bong Joon Ho, Producers WINNER

PRODUCTION DESIGN

THE IRISHMAN Production Design: Bob Shaw; Set Decoration: Regina Graves

JOJO RABBIT Production Design: Ra Vincent; Set Decoration: Nora Sopková

1917 Production Design: Dennis Gassner; Set Decoration: Lee Sandales

ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD Production Design: Barbara Ling; Set Decoration: Nancy Haigh WINNER

PARASITE Design: Lee Ha Jun; Set Decoration: Cho Won Woo

SHORT FILM (ANIMATED)

  • DCERA (DAUGHTER ) Daria Kashcheeva
  • HAIR LOVE Matthew A. Cherry and Karen Rupert Toliver WINNER
  • KITBULL Rosana Sullivan and Kathryn Hendrickson
  • MEMORABLE Bruno Collet and Jean-François Le Corre
  • SISTER Siqi Song

SHORT FILM (LIVE ACTION)

  • BROTHERHOOD Meryam Joobeur and Maria Gracia Turgeon
  • NEFTA FOOTBALL CLUB Yves Piat and Damien Megherbi
  • THE NEIGHBORS’ WINDOW Marshall Curry WINNER
  • SARIA Bryan Buckley and Matt Lefebvre
  • A SISTER Delphine Girard

SOUND EDITING

  • FORD V FERRARI Donald Sylvester WINNER
  • JOKER Alan Robert Murray
  • 1917 Oliver Tarney and Rachael Tate
  • ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD Wylie Stateman
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Matthew Wood and David Acord

SOUND MIXING

  • AD ASTRA Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson and Mark Ulano
  • FORD V FERRARI Paul Massey, David Giammarco and Steven A. Morrow
  • JOKER Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic and Tod Maitland
  • 1917 Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson WINNER
  • ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD Michael Minkler, Christian P. Minkler and Mark Ulano

VISUAL EFFECTS

  • AVENGERS: ENDGAME Dan DeLeeuw, Russell Earl, Matt Aitken and Dan Sudick
  • THE IRISHMAN Pablo Helman, Leandro Estebecorena, Nelson Sepulveda-Fauser and Stephane Grabli
  • THE LION KING Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones and Elliot Newman
  • 1917 Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler and Dominic Tuohy WINNER
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Roger Guyett, Neal Scanlan, Patrick Tubach and Dominic Tuohy

WRITING (ADAPTED SCREENPLAY)

  • THE IRISHMAN Screenplay by Steven Zaillian
  • JOJO RABBIT Screenplay by Taika Waititi WINNER
  • JOKER Written by Todd Phillips & Scott Silver
  • LITTLE WOMEN Written for the screen by Greta Gerwig
  • THE TWO POPES Written by Anthony McCarten

WRITING (ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY)

  • KNIVES OUT Written by Rian Johnso
  • MARRIAGE STORY Written by Noah Baumbach
  • 1917 Written by Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns
  • ONCE UPON A TIME…IN HOLLYWOOD Written by Quentin Tarantino
  • PARASITE Screenplay by Bong Joon Ho, Han Jin Won; Story by Bong Joon Ho WINNER

The 92nd Academy Awards will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the Dolby® Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be televised live on ABC at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. “The Academy Awards Red Carpet Show” will air at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.

Contact Colin Costello at colin@reel360.com or follow him on Twitter at @colinthewriter1

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