Welcome to Tinseltown’s most magical night! The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will honour the best films of 2020 & early 2021 – broadcasting LIVE from LA on April 25, 2021.  The eligibility criteria has been modified to account for films originally intended to have a theatrical release, but which were released directly to streaming services.

THE 2021 ACADEMY AWARDS

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Oscars 2021 Live – NOW!

  • Anthony Hopkins wins Best Actor
  • Francis McDormand wins Best Actress
  • Nomadland takes home Best Picture
  • Mank gets its first award of the night
  • Yuh-Jung Youn wins Best Supporting Actress
  • Christopher Nolan’s Tenet wins best visual effects
  • If Anything Happens I Love You wins best animated short – a moving look into US gun violence and school shootings
  • Chloe Zhao becomes first woman of colour to win best director and only the 2nd woman in history to win in the category
  • Daniel Kaluuya wins best-supporting actor
  • Another Round wins best International Film
  • Brit Emerald wins Best Original Screenplay for Promising Young Woman
  • Red Carpet kicks off
  • Academy Awards 2021

Academy Awards 2021 – LIVE


Goodnight folks!

And that closes out our coverage of the 93rd Academy Awards! 

Thanks for joining us! 


Best Actor In a Lead – Winner!

Anthony Hopkins wins Best Actor in a leading role. 


Best Actress in a Lead – WINNER!

Francis McDormand takes home the Oscar in  a short speech!  


Best Picture – WINNER! 

Nomadland takes home Best Picture

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The Best Picture is usually the last Oscar presented – but this year it’s coming before Best Actor and Best Actress.


Best Original Score – Winner!

The Oscar goes too ….. Fight For You

It’s a second win for Soul tonight!


Best Film Editing – WINNER!

Sound of Metal – Mikkel EG Nielsen


Best Cinematography – WINNER!

Mank – Erik Messerschmidt. – The frontrunner film bags it’s second award of the night. 


Glenn Close makes Oscar history as she loses again with no wins

Glenn Close now matches Peter O’Toole –  a record eight nominations and no wins! Here’s to next year!! 


Best Production Design – WINNER!

Mank takes home its first award of the night – it leads with 10 nominations. 


Best Supporting Actress – WINNER! 

Yuh-Jung Youn – Minari

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Best Visual Effects – WINNER!

Tenet – The Christopher Nolan film no one understands! 

Andrew Jackson, David Lee, Andrew Lockley and Scott Fisher


Best Documentary Short – WINNER!

Colette – Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard. 


Best Animated Film – WINNER!

Soul – “a love letter to jazz”, the winners say. Nice.

The Disney Pixar film is about a school music teacher who dreams of being a jazz performer, with voices from the likes of Tina Fey and Jamie Foxx.

But before the teacher gets his chance of a lifetime, an accident causes his soul to be separated from his body.

“We should take a lesson from jazz musicians… wherever we are, whatever we have, we turn it into something beautiful.”


Best Aminated Short Film – WINNER!

If Anything Happens I Love You wins the prize. A short animated film about school shootings and gun violence in the United States. 
 

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Best Live Action Short Film – WINNER!

Distant Strangers wins – one of the directors spoke about recent police killings of black people in his acceptance speech, and asked for people “not to be indifferent to our pain”.

“On average, the police in America everyday kill three people, which amounts to about 1,000 people a year. And those people happen to disproportionately black people,” he said.

“And now James Baldwin once said, ‘The most despicable thing a person can be is indifferent to other people’s pain. So I just ask that you please not be indifferent. Please don’t be indifferent to our pain.”


Best Sound – WINNER!

Sound of Metal – Nicolas Becker, Jaime Baksht, Michelle Couttolenc, Carlos Cortés and Phillip Bladh.


Best Director – WINNER!

Nomadland – Chloe Zhao.

First win of the night for the favorite to win! 

Zhao is only the second woman to win in the category and the first woman of colour!

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Best Costume Design – WINNER!

Goes to Ann Roth, again for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

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Best Makeup & Hair – WINNER!

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom takes home the Oscar! 


Best Supporting Actor – WINNER!

British star Daniel Kaluyya takes home Best Actor in a Supporting Role 

“All you knew was about how he was assassinated,” said the Londoner.

“Not how he lived, what he cared about, what he loved – you know? The human being.”

“It’s like to humanise a hero,” 

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Best International Feature Film – WINNER! 

Another Round wins Best International film! – an emotional tribute to his daughter. 

“We miss her and we love her… we ended up making this money for her as a monument… this one’s for you.”

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Best Adapted Screenplay – WINNER!

The Father wins best-adapted screenplay.

The Father – starring Anthony Hopkins – is based on Florian Zeller’s 2012 play La Pere.

“I wrote the script for him” said Zeller, who also made his directorial debut for the movie version.

“To me he’s the greatest living actor.”


Best Original Screenplay – WINNER!

Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Women wins best original screenplay 

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Oscars 2021 kicks off! 

Regina King opens up the 93rd Academy Awards!


Nominees for Best Picture  

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Here’s the line-up for the big one – best picture:

  • The Father
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Mank
  • Minari
  • Nomadland
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

Who is your money on?


Red Carpet Moments

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