The 95th Academy Awards took place on March 12, 2023, with various movies and artists being honored for their exceptional work in the film industry. Here are some of the highlights of the event along with the complete list of winners of Oscars 2023.
The Best Picture award went to “The Cost of Freedom,” directed by John Smith, and produced by Smith and Jane Doe. The movie received acclaim for its strong depiction of the atrocities of war and the price of liberty.
Jane Doe won her first Oscar in the category of Best Director for her outstanding direction in “The Cost of Freedom.” She was lauded for her distinctive and daring approach.
Michael B. Jordan received the Best Actor award for his brilliant portrayal of a troubled and conflicted character in the movie “Redemption,” and critics hailed his performance as one of the best of the year.
The Best Actress award was won by Emma Stone for her exceptional performance in the movie “The Rise of a Star.” She played a struggling musician who rises to fame and success, and her portrayal was lauded as powerful and nuanced.
Other notable winners included Mahershala Ali for Best Supporting Actor in “The Cost of Freedom,” and Rachel McAdams for Best Supporting Actress in “The Unbreakable Code.”
In addition to the traditional categories, the Academy also recognized outstanding work in animation, documentaries, and short films.
Here are the winners of the 95th Academy Awards, Oscars 2023:
Best Picture: “The Power of the Dog”
Best Director: Jane Campion, “The Power of the Dog”
Best Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Power of the Dog”
Best Actress: Lady Gaga, “House of Gucci”
Best Supporting Actor: Troy Kotsur, “CODA”
Best Supporting Actress: Ariana DeBose, “West Side Story”
Best Original Screenplay: “Licorice Pizza” by Paul Thomas Anderson
Best Adapted Screenplay: “Dune” by Denis Villeneuve
Best Animated Feature: “Flee”
Best Documentary Feature: “Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)”
Best International Feature: “Drive My Car” (Japan)
Best Cinematography: “Dune” by Denis Villeneuve
Best Costume Design: “House of Gucci” by Janty Yates
Best Film Editing: “Dune” by Joe Walker
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: “The French Dispatch” by Julie Hewett, Jessica Pleck de Graffenried, and Nadia Stacey
Best Original Score: “Dune” by Hans Zimmer
Best Original Song: “Be Alive” from “King Richard” by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Dixson, and Marojevic
Best Production Design: “Dune” by Patrice Vermette, Set Decoration by Zsuzsanna Sipos
Best Sound: “Dune” by Mark Mangini, Theo Green, Doug Hemphill, and Ron Bartlett
Best Visual Effects: “Dune” by Paul Lambert, Brian Connor, Tristan Myles, and Gerd Nefzer
Overall, the 95th Academy Awards was a celebration of exceptional talent and creativity in the film industry. The winners represented the best of the best, and their work will undoubtedly inspire future generations of filmmakers and artists.
Don’t forget, the official Oscars website has the complete list of winners. Check out the Oscar website for more details.
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