The “Oscars” made history with record wins for women; “Green Book” won best picture


By Danielle Rhody

The “Oscars”, which aired at 7 p.m. on Feb. 24, made history with a record amount of women that won. Additionally, many African-Americans won awards in categories they had not previously won in. Both of these things lead to many surprising wins throughout film’s biggest night. It was also first to have no host in 30 years.

The film with the most wins of the night was “Bohemian Rhapsody” with a total of four awards. “Roma” and “Black Panther” were both a close second with three awards.

Best Picture went to “Green Book,” Best Director went to Alfonso Cuarón for “Roma,” Best Actor went to Rami Malek for “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Best Actress went to Olivia Colman for “The Favourite,” Best Supporting Actor went to Mahershala Ali for “Green Book,” and Best Supporting Actress went to Regina King for “If Beale Street Could Talk.”

Additionally, Best Original Screenplay went to “Green Book,” Best Adaptive Screenplay went to “BlackKkKlansman,” Best Foreign Language went to “Roma,” and Best Animated Film went to “Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse.”

The award for Best Sound Editing and Best Film Editing went to “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Also, Best Visual Effects went to “First Man.”

Best Live Action Short went to “Skin,” Best Animated Short went to “Bao,” Best Documentary Short went to “Period. End of Sentence,” and finally Best Documentary Feature went to “Free Solo.”

Best Original Score went to “Black Panther” and Best Original Song went to “A Star is Born” for “Shallow.” Best Production Design went to “Black Panther,” Best Cinematography went to “Roma,” and Best Costume Design went to “Black Panther,” Best Makeup and Hairstyling went to “Vice,” and Best Sound Mixing went to “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

One of the biggest moments of the “Oscars” was not an award, but a performance. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s performance of “Shallow” was a huge hit. It had not one but two standing ovations.

13 women won individual awards, but a total of 14 women walked away with an award with Lady Gaga group win for Original Song. Marvel won its first ever Oscars for “Black Panther.”