The original-screenplay winner was Bo Burnham for Eighth Grade, a film the Oscars overlooked entirely, while Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty won the adapted-screenplay prize for Can You Ever Forgive Me? over several movies that are Oscar-nominated for best picture, including BlacKkKlansman, Black Panther and A Star Is Born.
After being attacked with a racial slur, Yalitza Aparicio said that she is proud of her roots. At the upcoming Academy Awards, Aparicio is nominated in the best actress category for her performance in the Alfonso Cuaron directorial Roma.
While speaking to Oprah Winfrey, Michael B Jordan said while there is an upside to play such an iconic character, his interpretation of the character would inevitably be compared to earlier versions. For this reason, Jordan says he would rather take up the role of Calvin Ellis.
According to a new Avengers: Endgame theory, the seemingly throwaway line by Thanos to Tony Stark ("You are not the only one cursed with knowledge") actually hints towards a deeper connection between the two characters. A theory says Thanos also must have had visions of his planet's destruction before it actually happened.