By: Kayla Reyes
The 92nd Academy Awards was held yesterday February 9th at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California. The Oscars is known for recognizing the best in the film industry.
Below is a recap of the biggest moments, surprises and winners of the night!
Janelle Monae started off the awards with a tribute to A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood for Fred Rogers. Monae also busted into a musical shinning light of the films Queen & Slim, Dolemite Is My Name and Midsommar.
Bong Joon Ho took over the Oscars as he wins FOUR awards during the night! The most unexpected award won was for Best Picture and the South Korean film Parasite took it home. It marked the first time a foreign film has won the award! Don't you love when history is made at the Oscars?!
Actress and filmmaker Natalie Portman used her red carpet dress to acknowledge female directors who weren't nominated for Oscars. Portman's cape included the names of women she believes were not recognized for their incredible work this year. Some of the names included Lorene Scafaria, Lulu Wang, Greta Gerwig and many more.
Chris Rock and Steve Martin crack a few jokes about the host-less award show. The comedy duo targeted jokes that focused on the lack of racial diversity in the acting categories and gender diversity among the nominated directors. “I thought there was something missing this year,” Martin said, with Rock responding, “Vaginas?”
Brad Pitt wins an Oscar for Supporting Actor.
This was Brad Pitt's second time winning an Oscar BUT first time winning an Oscar for his acting. His speech was quite interested and he even mentioned the impeachment proceedings. Take a look at his speech down below.
Of course there were many moments we could share, however; these were the few that stood out. What was your favorite or most memorable moment from the Oscars this year? Let us know!