The 95th Academy Awards ceremony, i.e., OSCAR awards, was held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) on the 12th of March, 2023. OSCAR is the most prestigious award given in the film industry. Every actor wants to get this award at least once in their life. The award ceremony was at the Dolby Theater, which is situated in Los Angeles in the United States. The city of Los Angeles is nothing but a Hollywood city.
At the recent award ceremony, the movie ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ won the largest number of awards, i.e.7, awards in the Oscar ceremony. The movie was awarded for Best Picture, Original Screenplay, and Film editing. Its directors, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, also won The Best director award. The actress Michelle Yeoh was awarded the Best Actress award for the same movie. The Best supporting actor and Best supporting actress were awarded to Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis for the same film.
It is a comedy-drama movie released in 2022. The story is about a Chinese-American immigrant and universal powers.
This year the Indian Tollywood film RRR song ‘NATU NATU’ created history by winning the Best Original Song award. Directed by S.S. Rajamouli, RRR was released in 2022. This action drama portrays the story of the British Raj in India. The song is composed by M M Keeravani alias Kreem and written by Chandra Bose.
Moreover, the Indian short film The Elephant Whisperers won the Best Documentary Short film award, directed by Kartiki Gonsalves and produced by Guneet Monga. The Tamil movie story is about the relationship between an orphaned baby elephant and a human couple. The story showed how the couple took care of the elephant. Winning the two oscar awards is a proud feeling for Indians because oscar is the most outstanding award in the film industry.
The best actor award went to Brendan Fraser, who acted in the movie The Whale. The movie was directed by Darren Aronofsky and, written by Samuel D, released in 2022. It is an American psychological drama film. The story is about the relationship between a morbidly obese father and his daughter, who tries to recover the relationship with his daughter. The movie also won the Best Makeup and Hairstyling award.
The movie All Quiet on the Western Front won 4 awards in OSCAR, including the Best International Feature Film award, Best Original Score, Best Production Design award, and Best Cinematography award. Directed by Edward Berger, the German film was released in 2022.
The Best Animated Feature film award went to Pinocchio. An American film directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson. The story is based in Italy, where a father wished for the rebirth of his lost son and created a wooden boy. Later, a miraculous boy is born from wood, and the father takes care of him. Later, due to the second world war, they struggled to find a place for themselves.
An American documentary film Navalny directed by Daniel Roher, got The Best Documentary Feature award. This film portrays a Russian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Alexei Navalny and events related to his poisoning due to a military-grade nerve agent.
Another Irish short film named, An Irish Goodbye, written, produced, and directed by Tom Berkeley and Ross White, won The Best Live Action Short Film award. The story is about the reunion of two brothers and the events that happened in their lives.
Women Talking is an American drama film directed by Sarah Polley, awarded the Best Adapted Screenplay award. The story is about women living in a religious society who reveal the secret of men living in their colony and the events that happened related.
Avatar: The Way of Water is a famous alien movie produced and directed by James Cameron that received an award for Best Visual Effects. This American movie is the sequel to Avatar(2009). The movie was released in 2022. An outstanding scientific fiction story is created in the movie. It is the story of an alien family and how they face the difficulties that come in their lives.
The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse is an animated short film directed by Charlie Mackesy and Peter Baynton and written by Jon Croker and Mackesy. The Best Animated Short Film award went to this movie. It is a different type of story in which four weird friends, a boy, a mole, a fox, and a horse, are searching for shelter and sharing the truth about life. At that time, the boy realizes that the home is not a permanent place.
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, on the other hand, received the Best Costume Design award.
The Best Sound award went to Top Gun: Maverick, the American film directed by Joseph Kosinski.
Today’s films are becoming more practical in terms of content rather than fantasy, and Oscar has demonstrated this.