The Oscars

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The Oscars

Noah Conley, Broadcast Editor

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  Everything leading up to this year’s Academy Awards seemed to indicate a total trainwreck of a ceremony, from the Kevin Hart controversy that left the show hostless, the addition then redaction of the ‘Best Popular Film’ category, and the announcement that certain categories would be presented during commercial breaks which caused massive backlash, forcing the academy to make sure all awards were presented live.

  Yet the ceremony itself went quite smoothly, only going about 15 minutes past it’s expected 3 hour run time. It had a nice swift pace that kept things to the point, even if there was a bump in the road in the form of an awkward acceptance speech or joke. History was made in several categories, with Roma being the first Mexican film to win Best Foreign Language Film, Spike Lee winning his first Oscar, and Ruth Carter & Hannah Beachler became the first African-American women to win Best Costume Design and Best Production Design, respectively.

  Here’s the full list of winners from the 91st Academy Awards:

Best Costume Design: Black Panther

Best Production Design: Black Panther

Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Vice

Best Supporting Actress: Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk

Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali, Green Book

Best Sound Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Sound Mixing: Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Film Editing: Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Visual Effects: First Man

Best Animated Short: Bao

Best Live-Action Short: Skin

Best Short Documentary: Period. End of Sentence.

Best Documentary Feature: Free Solo

Best Foreign Language Film: Roma (Mexico)

Best Adapted Screenplay: BlacKkKlansman

Best Original Screenplay: Green Book

Best Original Song: “Shallow,” A Star Is Born

Best Original Score: Black Panther

Best Animated Feature: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Directing: Alfonso Cuaron, Roma

Best Cinematography: Roma

Best Actor: Rami Malek, Bohemian Rhapsody

Best Actress: Olivia Colman, The Favourite

Best Picture: Green Book