The Oscars 2023: A Night of Celebration and Recognition
The Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards, is the most prestigious award ceremony in the film industry. It is a night of glamour, fashion, and celebration of the best films and performances of the year. The 95th Academy Awards will be held on March 26, 2023, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, and will honor the films released in 2022.
The Academy Awards were first presented in 1929, and since then, they have become the most coveted awards in the film industry. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which was founded in 1927, presents the awards to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements.
The 95th Oscars ceremony will be broadcasted live on ABC and will be hosted by a yet-to-be-announced celebrity. The ceremony will feature a range of performances and tributes to some of the most iconic movies and filmmakers of all time.
The nomination process for the Oscars 2023 will begin in early 2023, and the nominees will be announced later that month. The nominees will be selected by the Academy’s voting members, who are made up of actors, directors, producers, and other film industry professionals.
The Oscars have several categories, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Original Screenplay, Best Adapted Screenplay, and many more. Each category is hotly contested, and the nominees and winners are chosen based on their artistic and technical merits.
The Oscars 2023 will see some of the biggest names in Hollywood competing for the top honors. There will be many strong contenders for the Best Picture category, including movies such as “The French Dispatch,” “Don’t Look Up,” “Belfast,” “The Power of the Dog,” “Dune,” and “Licorice Pizza.”
In the Best Actor category, we may see performances from actors like Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Smith, Benedict Cumberbatch, Adam Driver, and Denzel Washington, while the Best Actress category may feature performances by Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lawrence, Kristen Stewart, Penelope Cruz, and Jessica Chastain.
One of the highlights of the Oscars ceremony is the In Memoriam segment, where the Academy pays tribute to the filmmakers, actors, and other industry professionals who have passed away in the past year. The 95th Oscars will undoubtedly have a poignant In Memoriam segment, paying tribute to some of the most legendary figures in the film industry.
The Oscars 2023 will also be an opportunity to celebrate the strides that the film industry has made in diversity and inclusion. The Academy has been criticized in the past for its lack of diversity, and in recent years, it has made a concerted effort to promote diversity and inclusivity in all aspects of the film industry. We can expect to see a more diverse range of nominees and winners at the Oscars 2023, reflecting the diversity of the films and filmmakers in the industry.
In conclusion, the Oscars 2023 promises to be an unforgettable night of celebration and recognition of the best films and performances of the year. As always, the ceremony will feature some of the biggest names in Hollywood, and we can expect to see some fierce competition in all the categories. Whether you’re a movie buff or just love the glamour and excitement of the Oscars, the 95th Academy Awards will be a night to remember.
The Academy Awards, List
The list of winners for the 95th Academy Awards.
The 95th Academy Awards were held Sunday night at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” the proudly weird sci-fi movie from Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, swept most of the top categories, including best picture and directing.
Michelle Yeoh, that movie’s star, won the best actress award, becoming the first Asian actress ever to win that honor. The other lead acting prize went to Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”), also a first-time winner. (Perhaps the biggest winner of all: A24, the studio behind both of those movies.)
Earlier victories went to “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,” which won for best animated feature; Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis, each first-time winners for supporting roles in “Everything Everywhere All at Once”; “Navalny,” which picked up the best documentary feature statuette; the costume designer Ruth E. Carter, who became the first Black woman to have won two Oscars (this time for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”); “All Quiet on the Western Front,” which won several awards in the first half of the show, including for best international feature, production design and cinematography; and Sarah Polley, who won the best adapted screenplay honor for “Women Talking.”
See below for a full list of winners.
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert and Jonathan Wang, producers)
Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Michelle Yeoh, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Brendan Fraser, “The Whale”
Best Supporting Actress
Jamie Lee Curtis, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Best Supporting Actor
Ke Huy Quan, “Everything Everywhere All at Once
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert)
“Women Talking” (Sarah Polley)
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” (Paul Rogers)
“Naatu Naatu,” by M.M. Keeravaani and Chandrabose (“RRR”)
“All Quiet on the Western Front” (Volker Bertelmann)
“The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” (Charlie Mackesy and Matthew Freud)
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” (Ruth E. Carter)
Makeup and Hairstyling
“The Whale” (Adrien Morot, Judy Chin and Annemarie Bradley)
“All Quiet on the Western Front” (James Friend)
“An Irish Goodbye” (Tom Berkeley and Ross White)
“Avatar: The Way of Water” (Joe Letteri, Richard Baneham, Eric Saindon and Daniel Barrett)
“All Quiet on the Western Front,” Germany (Edward Berger)
“Top Gun: Maverick” (Mark Weingarten, James Mather, Al Nelson, Chris Burdon and Mark Taylor)
“All Quiet on the Western Front” (Christian M. Goldbeck and Ernestine Hipper)
“Navalny” (Daniel Roher, Odessa Rae, Diane Becker, Melanie Miller and Shane Boris)
“The Elephant Whisperers” (Kartiki Gonsalves and Guneet Monga)
Gabe Cohn writes about movies, television and other topics related to culture and the arts. He joined The Times in 2017.