The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will go down in historical past because the one which celebrated inclusivity as by no means earlier than.From an all-Black producing crew being nominated for Best Picture, to Asian origin actors taking residence the trophy, to listening to and speech impaired presenter Marlee Matlin — the Oscars this yr made house for all times in all its variety!
Chloe Zhao expectedly received the Best Director honour and her movie Nomadland received the Best Picture award. Actor Anthony Hopkins, who portrayed an ageing man battling dementia in The Father, received the Best Actor award. The octogenarian was not current on the ceremony or on video, and his award was accepted by the Academy on his behalf. Others nominated within the class have been the late Chadwick Boseman, Mads Mikkelsen, Riz Ahmed, Steven Yeun and Gary Oldman. Nomadland actress Frances McDormand received the Best Actress award. She was competing in opposition to Viola Davis, Andra Day, Vanessa Kirby and Carey Mulligan.
Oscars 2021 have been held from two areas in Los Angeles — Union Station and Dolby Theatre. Dolby Theatre has been a venue for Oscars since 2001. However, this yr, the reside viewers capability was restricted to 170 individuals and the visitors have been rotating out and in of the ceremony Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom made historical past by taking the award for Best Hair and Make-up. The winners, Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson, turned the primary Black girls to win within the class. The movie additionally took residence the Best Costume Design award for Ann Roth.
Pixar’s Soul, top-lined by Jamie Foxx, received Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Score honour. South Korean actress Youn Yuh-jung received the Best Supporting Actress for the movie Minari. She was known as on stage by Hollywood star Brad Pitt. Last yr’s Best Supporting Actress Laura Dern offered the nominees for the Best Supporting Actor, which went to Daniel Kaluuya for Judas And The Black Messiah. — IANS
Acting to me is a paid interest: Anthony Hopkins
Actor Anthony Hopkins stated being part of showbiz is like having a paid interest.”I’m not a technique actor. I can’t sit within the nook considering I’m a plant or something like that. I get a cup of tea or a cup of espresso and say, ‘Good morning’. Some individuals wish to make a giant deal of it. I can’t. I’ve acquired a lifetime of my very own and performing to me is a interest, a paid interest, however I get pleasure from it,” Hopkins stated in an interview. He added that he has all the time tried to inform younger actors about how distorted fame and stardom are. “Most of this is nonsense; most of this is a lie. Accept life as it is. Just be grateful to be alive,” he stated earlier. IANS
An epic reply!
Korean actress Youn Yuh-jung had a witty retort throughout a media dialog after successful her first Oscar as Best Supporting Actress for Minari, on being requested how Brad Pitt smells like.”I didn’t scent him. I’m not a canine,” she quipped. Yuh-jung stated Pitt saying her title was one thing she discovered too good to be true.