/ 14 March 2023

‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ wins everything everywhere at the Oscars

Image source: AAP
Image source: AAP

The independently made cast and crew fixed their googly eyes on the prize, and were able to wrap their hot dog fingers around 7 Oscars yesterday, including best picture and best director for ‘the Daniels’. Top acting awards went to the film’s Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis, making it the 3rd film in the Academy Awards’ history to claim that number (no film has won all 4 top performance gongs…). As for best actor, that went to Brendan Fraser for his performance in The Whale – a role that saw him portray a 270kg man. Netflix’s All Quiet on the Western Front came away with 4 trophies, including best international film. By the end of the ceremony, most people had played nice (some exceptions will be discussed further in Apropos…), but it was a long one. “This kind of makes you miss the slapping a little bit, right?” said host Jimmy Kimmel at the midway mark… A complete list of winners is here

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