It was a victorious Sunday for Sian Heder as “CODA” scored the goal win at the Oscars 2022 for the best picture.
The audience cheered the Apple film loudly, but also gave a round of applause in honor of the film.
Lady Gaga and Liza Minnelli presented Heder with the award at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, where Hollywood’s elite dressed up to celebrate the joy of film at the ceremony. directed by Amy Schumer, Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall.
Star Troy Kotsur won Best Supporting Actor awards earlier in the night and made history.
“KODA” received a total of three nominationsbut managed to oust “Belfast”, “Don’t Look Up”, “Drive My Car”, “Dune”, “King Richard”, “Licorice Pizza”, “Nightmare Alley”, “The Power of the Dog”. . and “West Side Story” for Oscar glory.
Jane Campion’s “Dog” was widely predicted as the favorite of the night, End Netflix’s losing streak at the Academy Awards – and maybe do the film’s biggest vocal critic, Sam Elliott, swallows his words. But while the critically acclaimed film – which memorably unleashed the power of the dong with full frontal male nudity on screen — garnered a slew of accolades before the Oscars, he wasn’t nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Ensemble, which is usually a reliable predictor of a Best Picture win.
“Dog” won best picture in the drama category at the controversial Golden Globeswhich was not aired after an embarrassing public backlash, alongside West Side Story, which topped the musical category.
Though Steven Spielberg’s updated “West Side Story” received seven nods, it hardly shared the same success as the 1961 original, which took home more Oscars than any other musical. In 1962, at the 34th Annual Awards, it was nominated in 11 categories and won 10, including Best Picture and Best Director. It was Jerome Robbins’ first film to co-direct with Robert Wise, and it was the second time a director had received top honors for a film debut.
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The Japanese-language film “Drive My Car”, directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, also gained momentum in the run-up to the Oscars and was awarded Best International Feature Film at the Independent Spirit Awards earlier this month and a total of four Oscar nominations. It is also the first Japanese film to be nominated for Best Picture.
“I’m surprised my work is nominated for an Oscar,” Hamaguchi said BBC last week. “And it’s beyond my imagination.”
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