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Oscars 2020 highlights: Parasite creates history

Parasite emerged as the big winner as the film won four awards - Best Picture, Best International Film, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 10, 2020 2:21:09 pm
oscars parasite Bong Joon Ho, right, reacts as he is presented with the award for best picture for Parasite from presenter Jane Fonda at the Oscars. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

The 92nd Academy Awards was held at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The big winner of the ceremony was Parasite as the film won the Best Picture award. This year, a total of nine movies were nominated in the Best Picture category – Jojo Rabbit, Ford V Ferrari, Little Women, Parasite, Joker, Marriage Story, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, 1917 and The Irishman.

Parasite won four awards at the Oscars – Best Picture, Best International Film, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

Joaquin Phoenix took home the Best Actor award for his performance in Joker. Renée Zellweger won the Oscar for her performance in Judy.

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Brad Pitt and Laura Dern emerged as winners in the Supporting Actor and Actress category, respectively. Brad won for his performance in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Laura for Marriage Story.

The opening number of the ceremony was performed by Janelle Monáe as she honoured the best movies of 2020. The Oscar ceremony saw performances by Cynthia Erivo, Chrissy Metz, Idina Menzel, Eminem, Randy Newman and Elton John.

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Billie Eilish performed The Beatles song Yesterday through the In Memoriam segment.

The Best Adapted Screenplay Award was won by Taika Waititi for Jojo Rabbit and Parasite’s Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won won the award for Best Original Screenplay. Roger Deakins won the Oscar in the Best Cinematography category for his work in 1917. Best Film Editing was won by Andrew Buckland and Michael McCusker for Ford v Ferrari.

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14:14 (IST)10 Feb 2020
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10:07 (IST)10 Feb 2020
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10:01 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Parasite creates history at the Oscars

Parasite is the first non-English film to win Best Picture. The film won four awards at the 92nd Academy Awards.

09:57 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Parasite wins Best Picture

Parasite wins Best Picture. This is the first non-English film to win Best Picture. Jane Fonda presents the award for Best Picture. The nominees include Ford v Ferrari, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story, 1917, Parasite and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

09:45 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Renée Zellweger wins the Oscar for Judy

Renée Zellweger wins the Oscar for Best Actress for Judy. Rami Malek presents the award. The actresses nominated in this category include Renée Zellweger (Judy), Charlize Theron (Bombshell), Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story), Saoirse Ronan (Little Women) and Cynthia Erivo (Harriet).

09:40 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Joaquin Phoenix wins his first Oscar

This is the first Oscar win for Joaquin Phoenix. The actor has been previously nominated for The Master (2013), Walk the Line (2006) and Gladiator (2001).

09:37 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor Oscar for Joker

Joaquin Phoenix wins the Oscar for Best Actor for his performance in Joker. Olivia Colman presents the award. The actors nominated in this category are Joaquin Phoenix (Joker), Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), Adam Driver (Marriage Story), Antonio Banderas (Pain and Glory) and Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes).

09:30 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Steven Spielberg introduces the In Memoriam segment as Billie Eilish performs

Billie Eilish takes the stage performs The Beatles song Yesterday. The Academy remembers Kobe Bryant, Doris Day, John Singleton, Kirk Douglas and all the others who passed away in the previous year.

09:26 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Bong Joon-ho wins the Best Director award

Bong Joon-ho quotes Martin Scorsese as he wins the Best Director award. The crowd gives a standing ovation to Martin Scorsese. He also thanks Quentin Tarantino for recognising his work before people in the US knew about it.

09:23 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Bong Joon-ho wins Best Director Oscar for Parasite

Bong Joon-ho wins Best Director Oscar for Parasite. Spike Lee presents the award for Best Director. The nominees include - Martin Scorsese for The Irishman, Todd Phillips for Joker, Sam Mendes for 1917, Quentin Tarantino for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Bong Joon-ho for Parasite.

09:17 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Best Original Song Oscar goes to Elton John and Bernie Taupin for Rocketman

The Oscar goes to Elton John and Bernie Taupin for Rocketman's "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again".

The nominees include - "I Can't Let You Throw Yourself Away" from Toy Story 4 – Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman, "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from Rocketman – Music by Elton John; Lyrics by Bernie Taupin, "I'm Standing with You" from Breakthrough – Music and Lyrics by Diane Warren, "Into the Unknown" from Frozen II – Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez and "Stand Up" from Harriet – Music and Lyrics by Joshuah Brian Campbell and Cynthia Erivo.

09:14 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Joker wins Best Original Score

Hildur Guðnadóttir wins the Oscar for Joker. Gal Gadot, Brie Larson and Sigourney Weaver take the stage to announce the award. The nominees include - Joker, Little Women, Marriage Story, 1917 and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

08:59 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Elton John performs at Oscars 2020

Elton John takes the stage as he performs "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from Rocketman. The song has been nominated in the Best Original Song category.

08:56 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Parasite wins Best International Feature Film

Parasite wins Best International Feature Film. This is the first South Korean film to win the honour. Penelope Cruz presented the award as director Bong Joon-ho accepted. The nominees included - Corpus Christi (Poland), Honeyland (North Macedonia), Les Misérables (France), Pain and Glory (Spain) and Parasite (South Korea).

08:49 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Bombshell wins Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan, and Vivian Baker win Best Makeup and Hairstyling for Bombshell. Ray Romano and Sandra Oh take the stage to present the award. The nominees included - Bombshell, Joker, Judy, 1917 and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.

08:46 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Best Visual Effects Oscar goes to 1917

Rebel Wilson and James Corden take the stage in their Cats costumes as they present the award for Best Visual Effects. They also took a dig at the visual effects of Cats.

Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler, and Dominic Tuohy win the award for their work on 1917. The nominees include - Avengers: Endgame, The Irishman, The Lion King, 1917 and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

08:36 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Barack Obama congratulates American Factory makers on Oscar win

Former President Barack Obama shared on Twitter, "Congrats to Julia and Steven, the filmmakers behind American Factory, for telling such a complex, moving story about the very human consequences of wrenching economic change. Glad to see two talented and downright good people take home the Oscar for Higher Ground’s first release."

08:35 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Cynthia Erivo performs

Cynthia Erivo takes the stage for her performance. She has also been nominated in the Best Actress category for her performance in Harriet.

08:27 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Ford v Ferrari wins Best Film Editing

Andrew Buckland and Michael McCusker win Best Film Editing Oscar for Ford v Ferrari. The nominees included Ford v Ferrari, The Irishman, Jojo Rabbit, Joker and Parasite.

08:23 (IST)10 Feb 2020
Best Cinematography Oscar goes to Roger Deakins for 1917

Roger Deakins wins the Best Cinematography Oscar for 1917. Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus presented the award. The nominees included The Irishman, Joker, The Lighthouse, 1917 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

In India, the 92nd Academy Awards will be broadcast live on Star Movies and Star Movies Select HD on February 10 from 5 am. Hotstar will also stream Oscars 2020.