THE 95TH ACADEMY AWARDS
LOS ANGELES, CA-- the 95th Academy Awards broadcast live on ABC from the stage of the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, on March 12, may be defined as a "Celebration with Class". Every detail of the telecast on that night, was just right. Host Jimmy Kimmel's jokes were in good taste. The audience filling the theater, multi-national. Their attire elegant. long ball gowns for women and tuxedos for men. The Oscar© presenters of the statuettes to the winners went on smoothly, and all the winners speeches were short. The night's entertainment (The performances by the different singers of the Oscar© nominated songs) was superb. And this year, the Oscars© from the different categories were bestowed to people in the film industry from all over the world.
Emily Blum, and Dwayne Johnson, presented the first night's winner Oscar® for Animated Feature Film to Mexican Director Guillermo del Toro, (standing on the front) Mark Guftafson, Gary Ingar and Alex Bukley for their film Pinocchio, In his acceptance speech, del Toro announced to the audience that animation is ready for its next step.
Ke Huy Quan accepts his Oscar® for best actor in a supporting role. who said during his short speech: "My mom, who is 84 years old, said that this (winning an Oscar ) only happens in the movies, and it happened to me. You have to believe in yourself."
Jamie Lee Curtis accepts her Oscar ® for actress in a supporting role in "Everything Everywhere All at Once" In her speech, she dedicated her Award to "all the people in my family who for years supported my dream." "We got an Oscar (®" she said raising his statuette.
Volker Bertelman Accepts the Oscar ® for Original Score for the movie All Quiet on the Western Front. In his acceptance speech he said: "This huge recognition, when you want to slow down, only makes you want to start (all over) with yourself again."
Ruth E. Carter, received the Oscar(® for Costume Design for the movie Black Panther; Wakanda Forever. The award is the greatest honor any costume designer can receive, but in his acceptance speech, Carter humbly shared her credit when she said: "This could not have been possible without all the hard-working people working for me."
Elizabeth Banks presents the Oscar® for Visual Affects. That went to Avatar:The Way of Water and was accepted by Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon and Daniel Barrett.
Ke Huy Quan hugs the Oscar ® that he received for Best Actor in a Supporting role in the film Everything Everywhere All and in his acceptance speech, he thanked all his teachers who educated him.
On the stage,on that night during the ceremony there was a short appearance of the President of the Academy Janet Yang and Eva Longoria.
The entertainment of that night was superb. All of the five "best Original songs nominees were performed for different singer during the length of the Broadcasting. RRR making history with the performance of "Naatu Naatu' the Best Original song with music written by M.M. Keeravaani and Lyrics by chandrabose.
and singers/dancers Rahul Sipliguni and Kaala and a mix group of perfectly syncronized dancers singing and dancing the winning song.
In his acceptance speech Keeravaani told the audience that his winning the Oscar ® was not for him but alone, but a win for every Indian. And the Oscar© statuette will make him feel standing on top of the world.
Selma Hayeck (standing in a red gown) and Antonio Banderes (standing on her right) presented the Oscar ® of best cinematographer to James Friend for the Best International Film "All Quiet on the Western Front" the German world war epic that this year won nine Oscar nomination and the Academy award for the best international film. The new film is the first German-language adaptation of the l928 novel written by German novelist Erich Maria Remarque. This is the second best picture winning for the film, which won Best Film when it was first presented in 1930.
Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan won the Oscar ® for Original Screenplay for Everywhere, All at Once. and Kwan a second Oscar © that night, for Best Director. In his acceptance speech he thanked his teachers.
The statuette for Best Actor in the Leading Role, this year went to Brendan Fraser in the movie The Whale. Obviously moved, in a tearful speech the actor told the Academy that it was a great honor to have been chosen in this category.
And the Best Actress in the leading Role , went to Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh, who became the first Asian Actress in the 95 years Oscar history to win an Oscar. When her name was announced, the audience cheered as they applauded.
Interviewed later on by the Golden Gloves "Yeoh told the audience. "Look at me, I have been in this business for four years What I want to say is that if you believe in yourselves and have passion for what you do, you don't give up. I do believe that the times are changing and that there is now more diversity. The movies and also TV are beginning to understand the importance of diversity, and the importance of telling stories about different cultures and people with different looks and embracing them in the right way simply because our audience demands it. Change has already started..I am so happy that I am here when the change happened. I am overwhelmed at this moment but at least I am cheerful. I am going to work hard so this is not going to be the only time I'm here. And to all, that look like us, go into the world and look for better opportunities.
The Oscar for Best picture on the 95th Oscars went to Everywhere All at Once, Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert and Jonathan Wang Producers.