The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will very soon host the 95th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Monday at 1 a.m. ET. It will be hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel for the third time.
On Saturday, the American news agency AP got the opportunity to peek behind the scenes of the final rehearsals for the Oscar ceremony, while this year’s awardees were preparing the ground. Among the recipients are, for example, co-stars from the film Four Weddings and a Funeral, Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowelland hollywood a veteran Harrison Ford and Glenn Close.
On Saturday morning, all those who will award the golden statuettes eliminated to the theater Dolby. A few dozen people were gathered, from Janet Yangpresident of the academy, to stage workers and cameramen. Florence Pugh and Andrew Garfield provided giggles, AP describes. Garfield stood up to the microphone and cleared his throat. “Maybe he won’t do it tomorrow,” Pugh told him.
Among the favorites that may soon stand on stage together with the awardees is the film Everything everywhere at once with eleven nominations. Two Irish black comedies follow Souls of the island and a film about the First World War Nothing new in the west with nine nominations each, including for the international Oscar. The biographical film boasts eight nominations Elvis. The personal family drama has seven nominations Steven Spielberg The Fabelmans.
In addition to the aforementioned, there are other films competing for the golden statuette in the category of the best film of the year Avatar: The Path of Water, Tar, Top Gun: Maverick, Triangle of Sorrows and Women Talking.
Even before the Oscars, several other film award ceremonies took place, some of which are also considered as predictions for the Oscar winners. The film Everything at once has already won important awards from influential Hollywood associations of actors, directors and producers. He celebrated at the Golden Globe Awards Steven Spielbergand at the recent British Film Awards in London Nothing new in the west.
They are in the running for Best Director Martin McDonagh (Souls of the Island), director’s pair Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert (Everything everywhere at once), Steven Spielberg (The Fabelmans), Todd Field (Tar) and Ruben Östlund (Triangle of Sorrow).
Cate Blanchett (Tár), Ana de Armas (Blonde), Andrea Riseborough (This Leslie), Michelle Williams (The Fabelmans) and Michelle Yeah (All Everywhere at Once) are nominated for Best Actress. They are in the running for the Oscar for best actor Austin Butler (Elvis), Colin Farrell (Souls of the Island), Brendan Fraser (Whale), Paul Mescal (After the sun) and Bill Nighy (Living).
Before the award, the nomination of Andrea caused a stir this year Riseborough for best actress in the little-known drama To Leslie. Because he’s white, black Danielle Deadwyler (Till) and Viola Davis (Woman King) are not were nominatedcriticisms of racism resurfaced, but the academy found no flaws in the process for her nomination, so she Riseborough could keep the nomination.
According to the German press agency DPA, Cate Blanchett and Michelle are the main contenders for the golden statuette for best actress. Yeahand for men, she should have the most chance to give a speech of thanks upon receiving the prestigious golden statuette either Austin Butler or Brendan Fraser.
Films from Germany, Argentina, Belgium, Poland and Ireland have been nominated for the international Oscar: the German Nothing New in the West, the Argentine Argentina1985, Belgian Near, Irish An Cailin Ciuin and Polish Ia.
According to experts, the German Nothing New in the West has the best chance of actually receiving this Oscar among all German films so far. Anti-war drama directed by Edward Berger, based on the novel of the same name by Erich Marie Remarque from 1929, is also the first German film to be nominated for an Oscar for best film. So far in the history of the Oscars, only eight non-English films have entered both the Best Picture and International Oscar categories at the same time. In 2020, it is a South Korean satire A parasite was the first to celebrate a double victory at the Oscars.
There are actors nominated for the Oscar for the supporting male role Brendan Gleeson (Souls of the Island), Brian Tyree Henry (Causeway), Judd Hirsch (The Fabelmans), Barry Keoghan (Souls of the Island) and What Huy Quan (Everything everywhere at once).
There are actresses nominated for the Oscar for the supporting female role Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda forever), Hong Chau (Whale), Kerry Condon (Souls of the island) and Jamie Lee Curtis and Stephanie Hsu (Everything everywhere at once).
Competing for the Oscar for best original screenplay are Souls of the Island, Everything Everywhere at Once, The FabelmansTar and Triangle of Sorrows, and for Best Adapted Screenplay, Nothing New in the West, Glass Onion: A Knives Out MysteryLive, Top Gun: Maverick ter Women Talking.
The best in the category animated they are a feature film nominatedi A pin Guillermo part of the Torah, Marcel the Shell with Shoes He, Puss in Boots: Last Wish, The Sea Best and Methe red panda. They are for the best documentary feature nominated All That BreathesAll this beauty and bloodshed, Fire of LoveA House Made of Splinters and Rush.
In contrast to last year’s event, when some individual awards were pre-recorded, this year the awards in all categories will be announced live, and there will also be a performance by Popicon Rihannawho wrote the song for the movie Black Panther (Elevator Me Oops).
This year they also tried to protect themselves from incidents like last year when an American player Will Smith hit a comedian on stage Chris Rock because of his joke about Smith’s wife Jade Pinkett. The organizers have established a special crisis team. Smith in the theater Dolby he won’t be this time, as he earned a ten-year ban from attending the ceremony after the incident.