If we compare all the Oscar events held earlier to the 93rd Academy Awards, Oscar 2021, we will see it felt more like a small, comfortable reunion. The first broadcast of the Oscars has come to a wrap. The entire event was very cozy, with Lil Rel organizing the party games. Glenn Close even performed on Da Butt.
The film Nomaland snatched the majority of the awards this year. It has won three out of the six awards that the film was selected for. The biggest win for it was the Best Picture title. Sharon Choi and Bong Joon Ho announced the Best Director award. Chloe Zhao received the Best Director award this year. This made her the first woman of color and the second woman to win an award in such a prestigious category.
On winning the Best Picture award for Nomadland, Frances McDormand was in tears on the stage. Daniel Kaluuya won the Best Supporting Actor award for his work in Judas and the Black Messiah. Youn Yuh-Jungjung had done some really great work in Minari. She has won the Best Supporting Actress award for her work. Anthony Hopkins, who is 83 years old, took the Best Actor award for his role in The Father. He has become the oldest person to receive an Oscar.
Let us have a look at the list of all the nominations and winners of Oscar 2021.
The films which have been nominated for the Best Picture awards are- The Father, Judas, and the Black Messiah, Mank, Minari, Nomadland, Promising Young Woman, Sound of Metal, and The Trial of the Chicago 7. Out of these films, Nomadland has won the title.
Many actors have been nominated for this award. Here is a list of all of them- Riz Ahmed, for his role in Sound of Metal. Chadwick Boseman, for his role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Anthony Hopkins, for his role in The Father. Gary Oldman, for his role in Mank. Steven Yeun, for his role in Minari. Among all of them, Anthony Hopkins became the best actor and the oldest person to receive this award.
Like actors, several actresses were nominated—Viola Davis, for her role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Andra Day, for her role in The United States vs. Billie Holiday. Vanessa Kirby, for her role in Pieces of a Woman. Frances McDormand, for her role in Nomadland. Carey Mulligan, for her role in Promising Young Woman. Frances McDormand turned out to be the victorious one among them.
Several good films call for several good directors. The nominations had a lot of them. Lee Isaac Chung, for his work in Minari. Emerald Fennell, for Promising Young Woman. David Fincher, for Mank. Thomas Vinterberg, for Another Round. Chloé Zhao, for Nomadland. Among all of them, the best director was Chloé Zhao.
Best Animated Feature
The nominations were Onward, Over the Moon, Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, Soul, Wolfwalkers. Soul turned out to be victorious among all of them.
Best International Feature
The nominations were Another Round, Better Days, Collective, The Man Who Sold His Skin, and Quo Vadis, Aida?. Another Round took the award from here.
Apart from the above-mentioned awards, there were several other awards as well. The Best Documentary Award was taken in by My Octopus Teacher. The Best Original Score award was taken in by Soul. The award for the Best Original Song was won by the song Fight For You from Judas and the Blak messiah. Promising Young Woman won the ward for the Best Screenplay. Mank won the award for Best Cinematography. The prize for the Best Film Editing and Best Sound was received by Sound of Metal. Tenet has been awarded the Best Visual Effects.