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Oscars 2023 – latest news: Angela Bassett snubbed as Hugh Grant wins most awkward interview exchange

Everything Everywhere All at Once dominated the 95th Academy Awards, which were held on Sunday night at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre.

Michelle Yeoh took home the Best Actress prize, becoming the first Asian woman and only second woman of colour to win the trophy. The film also won Best Picture, and Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for writer/directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.

Brendan Fraser cemented his comeback with a Best Actor win for The Whale, while Everything Everywhere stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan picked up Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor, respectively.

The night was not without controversy, with criticism aimed at Jimmy Kimmel’s interview with Malala and a painful encounter between model Ashley Graham and an “obnoxious” Hugh Grant.

Many also felt that Angela Bassett deserved the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. The award instead went to Jamie Lee Curtis, prompting what many viewers described as a “real” reaction from Bassett.

There were plenty of bold looks on the “champagne” carpet this year, including Rihanna who turned up in a T-shirt, trainers and bucket hat.

A full list of tonight’s winners can be found here.

What you need to know

How to pronounce Ke Huy Quan

16:20 , Inga Parkel

If you’re still having trouble pronouncing Oscar-winning actor Ke Huy Quan’s name, here’s a quick breakdown of how to pronounce it properly:

Key - Hway - Qwan

Ke Huy Quan (Invision)
Ke Huy Quan (Invision)

16:00 , Inga Parkel

In case you missed the incredible night of comebacks for winners Ke Huy Quan, Brendan Fraser AND the Oscars itself, here’s a list of the biggest talking points:

Ke Huy Quan, Michele Yeoh, Brendan Fraser and Jamie Lee Curtis (Invision)
Ke Huy Quan, Michele Yeoh, Brendan Fraser and Jamie Lee Curtis (Invision)

Six biggest talking points, from Jamie Lee Curtis’s shock win to Everything Everywhere dominance

The Independent’s Louis Chilton walks you through the biggest incidents from a night monopolised by one film

‘If anyone in this theatre commits an act of violence at any point during the show, you will be awarded the Oscar for best actor’

15:40 , Inga Parkel

The Independent’s Tom Murray compiled a list of emcee Jimmy Kimmel’s best jokes from the evening.

The late-night host, of course, made an obvious reference to the Will Smith slap, the awards show’s poor history with recognising female directors and many more.

Read more:

Jimmy Kimmel (Invision)
Jimmy Kimmel (Invision)

Jimmy Kimmel’s 7 best zingers from the 2023 Oscars

Late night host takes over presenting duties from Chris Rock

History repeats itself in the purest way

15:00 , Inga Parkel

After Harrison Ford announced Everything Everywhere All at Once as the winner for Best Picture, the entire cast joined him on stage.

Oscar-winning actor Ke Huy Quan embraced his former Indiana Jones co-star in a huge hug, in what many noted was a “full circle moment” to a scene from the 1984 film nearly 40 years ago.

Michelle Yeoh: Miss Malaysia, stunt legend, Bond Girl – her filmworthy journey to the Oscars

14:40 , Roisin O'Connor

Miss Malaysia, stunt legend, Bond Girl: Michelle Yeoh’s journey to the Oscars

Lady Gaga swoops in to help photographer during Oscars red carpet appearance

14:20 , Roisin O'Connor

Why Michelle Yeoh’s wacky frontrunner Everything Everywhere All At Once deserved Best Picture

14:00 , Roisin O'Connor

’You might say going in to bat for a frontrunner is boring and, typically, I’d agree – but when that frontrunner has spent decades as the underdog, boredom is a small price to pay for some overdue validation.’

My colleague Annabel Nugent makes the case for a rare frontrunner that was actually worthy of the top prize at this year’s Oscars.

Why Michelle Yeoh’s wacky Everything Everywhere All At Once deserved Best Picture

From Michelle Yeoh to Brendan Fraser, this year’s Oscars gave the forgotten a second chance

13:40 , Roisin O'Connor

This year’s Oscars gave the forgotten a second chance

Hilarious moment woman spotted trying to see around Tems’ Oscars dress

13:20 , Roisin O'Connor

Viewers of the Academy Awards last night (Sunday 12 March) were in stitches after spotting a hilarious moment involving Nigerian artist Tems.

Tems, whose full name is Temilade Openiyi, arrived at the 2023 Oscars in a flowing white tulle gown, which included a headpiece that circled around her head and shoulders. The dress was designed by LA-based designer Lever Couture.

However, the headpiece proved to be a bit of a problem once Tems left the champagne carpet and took her seat in the crowd.

Hilarious moment woman spotted trying to see around Tems’ Oscars dress

Fans react to Oscar winner’s ‘comeback of the century’

13:00 , Roisin O'Connor

Fraser’s win comes after many years out of the spotlight, and for a film that’s proved extremely divisive among viewers...

Brendan Fraser fans celebrate Oscar winner’s ‘comeback of the century’

David Baddiel wades into Hugh Grant row over Ashley Graham interview

12:48 , Roisin O'Connor

David Baddiel has weighed in after Hugh Grant was called out on social media for what some called “obnoxious” behaviour on the Oscars red carpet.

The actor, known for his dry sense of humour, was interviewed by model Ashley Graham, at the ceremony last night (12 March).

Graham did not seem prepared for Grant’s very short answers to questions about the Knives Out franchise and what he was wearing to the event.

Posting on Twitter on Monday 13 March, comedian Baddiel wrote: “Those on here having a go at Hugh Grant for being rude on the Oscars red carpet have perhaps mixed up the word rude with the word real.”

David Baddiel defends Hugh Grant from ‘pile-on’ after awkward Oscars interview

Ireland’s president hails Oscars success as Irish Goodbye nabs coveted award

12:40 , Roisin O'Connor

Michael D Higgins has marked Ireland’s success at the Oscars by hailing a “remarkable” year for the Irish film industry.

The Irish President congratulated those behind An Irish Goodbye which took the award for best short film, as well as Richard Baneham who was among those who won the Oscar for visual effects for Avatar: The Way Of Water.

Full story:

Michael D Higgins hails Irish Goodbye’s Oscars success and ‘remarkable’ year

Andrew Garfield grimaces as Oscars crowd gives delayed applause

12:20 , Roisin O'Connor

John Travolta in tears introducing In Memoriam Oscars featuring Olivia Newton-John

12:00 , Roisin O'Connor

Rihanna rocks the ‘red’ carpet in a T-shirt and sneakers

11:45 , Roisin O'Connor

While there was controversy over an apparently last-minute change to the Oscars carpet colour this year, Rihanna made a typical statement by doing exactly what she felt like doing, as usual.

While most stars wore tuxedos, suits and flowing gowns to the prestigious ceremony, she turned up in a T-shirt, trainers and bucket hat.

As one fan put it: “She’s a mood.”

Rihanna arrives at Oscars 2023 in T-shirt, sneakers, and bucket hat: ‘She’s a mood’

Nicole Kidman goes viral with fierce posing on Oscars red carpet

11:40 , Roisin O'Connor

Nicole Kidman has gone viral after she did some seriously professional posing on the Oscars red carpet on Sunday night (12 March).

The 2023 ceremony – which took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles – saw big wins for Everything Everywhere All at Once, which took home seven awards, including Best Picture and Best Actress for Michelle Yeoh.

Kidman, who was a Best Actress nominee last year for her performance in Being the Ricardos, attended this year’s event with her husband of 17 years, Keith Urban.

In footage that has gone viral on Twitter overnight, Kidman can be seen throwing her long blonde hair down over her shoulder and looking up at the camera with smokey eyes.

Nicole Kidman goes viral with fierce posing on Oscars red carpet

Here’s Angela Bassett’s reaction to losing the Best Supporting Actress Oscar

11:20 , Roisin O'Connor

Oscars fans commiserate with Andrew Garfield after Jimmy Kimmel shoutout prompts ‘nasty’ crowd reaction

11:00 , Roisin O'Connor

Andrew Garfield was the recipient of internet commiseration after his shoutout during Jimmy Kimmel’s Oscars opening monologue was met with delayed applause.

Ahead of the celebrations, host Jimmy Kimmel kicked off the evening with a speech about the ceremony and what could be expected from this year’s event.

Unfortunately, while most of the stars he name-checked received big rounds of applause, there was an unusual pause when Garfield got his shout-out as the star of the Spider-Man films.

Oscars fans commiserate with Andrew Garfield after ‘nasty’ crowd reaction

The full list of winners at the 2023 Oscars

10:45 , Roisin O'Connor

In case you’re playing catchup, here’s the full list of winners at last night’s ceremony.

See the full list of winners at the 2023 Oscars

Angela Bassett praised for ‘real’ reaction after losing Oscar to Jamie Lee Curtis

10:30 , Roisin O'Connor

Angela Bassett was “snubbed” at the Oscars following a surprise win for Jamie Lee Curtis in the Best Supporting Actress category.

During the 2023 ceremony, Everything Everywhere All at Once actor Lee Curtis took home the award for Best Supporting Actress, which drew gasps from the crowd due to the fact Bassett was considered the frontrunner.

In fact, Curtis was the third favourite behind Bassett and Banshees of Inisherin star Kerry Condon, who won the Bafta for Best Supporting Actress earlier this month.

Full story here:

Angela Bassett praised for ‘real’ reaction after being snubbed at Oscars

John Travolta chokes up as Olivia Newton-John featured in ‘In Memoriam’ segment

10:12 , Roisin O'Connor

John Travolta was visibly emotional as he introduced the in memoriam segment at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony.

Among those being recognised in the tributes was Olivia Newton-John, who starred alongside Travolta in the musical classic Grease.

Introducing the late celebrities being celebrated, Travolta said: “Each of them left an indelible mark that shared and informed us. They’ve touched our hearts, they’ve made us smile, and became dear friends, who we we will always remain hopelessly devoted to.”

John Travolta gets choked up introducing in memoriam section at the Oscars

Hugh Grant calls himself ‘a scrotum’ compared to ‘stunning’ Andie MacDowell during Oscars

09:45 , Roisin O'Connor

Oscars presenter Hugh Grant jokingly called himself “basically a scrotum”.

The actor appeared alongside Andie MacDowell to present the Oscar for Production Design. The German war film All Quiet on the Western Front took home the award.

Grant and MacDowell starred opposite one another in Richard Curtis’s 1994 romantic-comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral.

When the pair took to the stage, Grant poked fun at his own appearance while praising MacDowell.

Hugh Grant compares himself to a ‘scrotum’ during Oscars appearance

Colin Farrell makes SNL quip at Oscars after controversial Irish accents sketch

09:30 , Roisin O'Connor

Colin Farrell appeared to call out Saturday Night Live at the 2023 Oscars.

The actor was one of many celebrities in the star-studded crowd at the 95th Academy Awards, which took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday (12 March).

Farrell, who was in contention for the Best Actor award for his role in The Banshees of Inisherin, was approached during the ceremony by host Jimmy Kimmel, who relayed to him a “fan question”.

Colin Farrell makes SNL quip at Oscars after controversial Irish accents sketch

Michelle Yeoh takes aim at CNN’s Don Lemon with Oscars acceptance speech

09:15 , Roisin O'Connor

Michelle Yeoh took an apparent dig at CNN’s Don Lemon during her Best Actress acceptance speech at the Oscars on Sunday (12 March).

The 60-year-old actor, who won the prestigious award for her leading role as Evelyn Quan Wang in Everything Everywhere All At Once, seemingly threw shade at Lemon for his comments about Nikki Haley’s age last month.

Full story:

Michelle Yeoh takes aim at CNN’s Don Lemon with Oscars acceptance speech

Jimmy Kimmel reignites feud with Matt Damon at the Oscars

09:00 , Roisin O'Connor

Jimmy Kimmel’s “feud” with Matt Damon has been going on for nearly two decades.

The Jimmy Kimmel Live! presenter reignited their beef at the 95th Academy Awards, which he was hosting, on Sunday (12 March).

The lighthearted feud dates back to the third season of Jimmy Kimmel Live! in 2005 when the presenter joked that they’d run out of time to speak to the A-list actor: “I want to apologise to Matt Damon. We ran out of time.”

Jimmy Kimmel reignites long-running feud with Matt Damon at the Oscars

Oscars fan points out impressive coincidence in Michelle Yeoh and Halle Berry Best Actress wins

08:45 , Roisin O'Connor

An online film enthusiast has pointed out a surprising link between two history-making Best Actress Oscar-winners.

Michelle Yeoh won her first Academy Award at Sunday night’s ceremony (12 March) for her performance in Daniels’ Everything Everywhere All at Once – the evening’s top-scoring film.

In a historic moment, Yeoh’s success made her the first-ever Asian Best Actress winner.

And fans have now spotted an ineresting coincidence between Yeoh and previous Best Actress winner Halle Berry!

Oscars fan points out impressive coincidence in Michelle Yeoh and Halle Berry wins

Kate Hudson brushes off awkward red carpet mment

08:15 , Roisin O'Connor

One of ABC’s red carpet presenters had a moment to forget with Kate Hudson ahead of the 2023 Oscars ceremony.

Hudson stars in the Oscar-nominated film Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery, but was not nominated for her acting.

However, one of the interviewers appeared to have forgotten this as they interviewed the star on the “champagne” carpet as stars arrived at the awards show.

Kate Hudson awkwardly corrects red carpet reporter over Oscars comment

Brendan Fraser fans delighted by rare appearance from Best Actor winner’s sons

07:50 , Roisin O'Connor

He might be a Best Actor winner, but Brendan Fraser still has his feet on the ground, thanks in no small part to his sons, who made a wonderful appearance with their dad at the 2023 Oscars.

Interviewed on the “red” carpet, Fraser’s sons Holden Fletcher Fraser, 18, and Leland Francis Fraser, 16, whom he shares with ex-wife Afton Smith, offered some insights into life at home, including The Whale star’s penchant for dad jokes.

Brendan Fraser fans delighted as sons reveal Best Actor winner’s ‘dad jokes’

Hugh Grant accused of ‘obnoxious’ behaviour to Ashley Graham during ‘disaster’ Oscars red carpet interview

07:37 , Roisin O'Connor

Hugh Grant has divided Oscars viewers with a “painful” red carpet interview.

On Sunday (12 March), the British star found himself the subject of laughter as well as criticism for his blunt responses.

The actor, known for his wry wit and sarcasm, was interviewed by Ashley Graham, who didn’t seem prepared for his answers – or lack of them.

Full story:

Hugh Grant accused of ‘obnoxious’ behaviour to Ashley Graham during Oscars interview

07:30 , Roisin O'Connor

Education activist Malala Yousafzai was among the celebrities and notable figures spotted on the champagne-coloured red carpet ahead of this year’s Academy Awards ceremony.

The Pakistani-born Nobel Peace Prize laureate attended the Oscars as an executive producer of Stranger at the Gate, a nominee for Best Documentary Short Film.

During the event, she was lauded for a “classy and perfect” response to a gag by Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel midway through the evening in which he pretended to ask questions from members of the public.

Malala lauded for ‘perfect’ response to Jimmy Kimmel Oscars gag

07:26 , Roisin O'Connor

Want the Oscars at a glance? Check out the six biggest talking points from the biggest night in film, courtesy of my splendid colleague Louis Chilton:

Snubs, shocks and sweeps: The six biggest talking points from the Oscars

From Michelle Yeoh to Brendan Fraser, this year’s Oscars gave the forgotten a second chance

07:12 , Roisin O'Connor

Jimmy Fallon’s facetious slap-gate jokes and Angela Bassett’s snub aside, the 2023 ceremony was a (mostly) wholesome affair with deserving winners, writes Clarisse Loughrey...

This year’s Oscars gave the forgotten a second chance

Jimmy Kimmel mocks audience reaction to Will Smith Oscars slap

07:10 , Roisin O'Connor

If you were wondering how the now-infamous incident between Will Smith and Chris Rock might be addressed at this year’s Oscars, your questions have been answered.

Jimmy Kimmel appeared to call out the Academy and the audience’s response to Smith slapping Rock during the comedian’s Oscars 2023 opening monologue.

The host addressed the controversial moment that saw Smith hit comedian Chris Rock on stage after he made a joke about his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith.

At the end of his opening monologue, Kimmel said: “We want you to feel safe – and, most importantly, we want me to feel safe, so we have strict policies in place: if anyone in this theatre commits an act of violence at any point, you will be awarded the Oscar for Best Actor and permitted to give a 19-minute long speech.”

Full story here:

Jimmy Kimmel makes Ozempic joke during Oscars monologue: ‘Perfect’

Ashley Graham praised for handling painful interview with Hugh Grant

06:40 , Roisin O'Connor

Oscars viewers are applauding Ashley Graham for her handling of an awkward interview with Hugh Grant.

On Sunday 12 March, the model hosted the champagne-coloured carpet ahead of the 95h annual Academy Awards.

Unfortunately, she (and viewers) endured a painfully awkward encounter with the British actor.

More here:

Ashley Graham praised for how she dealt with ‘painful’ Hugh Grant interview

06:15 , Roisin O'Connor

Good morning! If you’re just tuning in following a far-less controversial Oscars than the 2022 event, you can find a full list of all the winners from the night, including Best Actor, Best Director and Best Picture, right here:

See the full list of winners at the 2023 Oscarrs

06:08 , Adam White

And here’s a beaming Michelle Yeoh as her Best Actress Oscar is engraved behind the scenes of the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

05:59 , Adam White

A blink-and-you-could-have-missed-it tribute to Angela Bassett from Michael B Jordan and Jonathan Majors shortly after the actor lost her category to Jamie Lee Curtis. Curtis’s win seems to be the most contentious of the night, with Bassett praised for her “real” reaction to the outcome...

05:49 , Adam White

And here are your four acting winners from tonight

Ke Huy Quan, Michelle Yeoh, Brendan Fraser and Jamie Lee Curtis (Getty Images)
Ke Huy Quan, Michelle Yeoh, Brendan Fraser and Jamie Lee Curtis (Getty Images)

05:37 , Adam White

Brendan Fraser and his family are photobombed by Best Supporting Actor winner Ke Huy Quan, with his and Fraser’s appearance together marking an unexpected reunion – both actors starred in the largely forgotten 1992 comedy Encino Man, a star vehicle for comedian Pauly Shore.

 (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
(Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

05:27 , Adam White

An unusual coincidence highlighted in this very funny Denise Richards tweet is that the only two women of colour to ever win the Best Actress Oscar also happened to play Bond Girls to Pierce Brosnan

05:18 , Adam White

And here’s Malala Yousafzai finally breaking her silence on the Don’t Worry Darling controversies of last year.

05:08 , Adam White

From Jamie Lee Curtis’s shock win to the dominance of Everything Everywhere All at Once, we’ve run down the six biggest talking points from tonight’s show

Snubs, shocks and sweeps: The six biggest talking points from the Oscars

04:58 , Adam White

In case you missed it, Hugh Grant’s scrotum joke was probably the comic highlight of the evening (what a marvellous sentence, good morning).

04:45 , Adam White

Nigerian singer Tems, a nominee for co-writing Rihanna’s “Lift Me Up”, sparked minor controversy (and jokes) tonight as people noticed her otherwise sensational outfit...

Tems on the Academy Awards red carpet (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Tems on the Academy Awards red carpet (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

...made it slightly tricky for the unlucky soul seated behind her during the show.

04:32 , Adam White

And in a little bit of late-night heartbreak, Vulture is reporting that the Banshees of Inisherin donkey brought on stage by Jimmy Kimmel during the ceremony was not Jenny the Donkey from the film but an impostor! “It was just a random donkey,” an unverified source told the publication. For shame!

 (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

04:22 , Adam White

Here is Michelle Yeoh’s mother Janet, who was referenced in her acceptance speech, celebrating her daughter’s win during a live screening of the Oscars in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last night. Look at her face!

 (AP)
(AP)

04:20 , Adam White

A nice moment from one of the Daniels’ many speeches tonight involved Everything Everywhere co-director Daniel Scheinert calling out the protests and hysteria around drag.

Everything Everywhere All at Once director applauded for defending drag at Oscars

04:17 , Adam White

One of the funniest gags from tonight’s ceremony was Jimmy Kimmel reigniting his comic feud with Matt Damon, after asking Jessica Chastain whether it was tricky working with him on The Martian as he “smells like dog medicine”.

Jimmy Kimmel reignites long-running feud with Matt Damon at the Oscars

04:13 , Adam White

Many are asking about a number of major stars left out of the ceremony’s In Memoriam segment, including Paul Sorvino, Anne Heche, Philip Baker Hall, David Warner and Charlbi Dean, who was the female lead of Best Picture nominee Triangle of Sadness.

04:03 , Adam White

And another extraordinary statistic courtesy of writer and awards specialist Erik Anderson: tonight’s Oscars marks the first time one studio has won all four acting categories, and that studio is relative new kid on the block A24.

04:00 , Adam White

And a quite extraordinary statistic from New York Times critic Kyle Buchanan: Everything Everywhere All at Once is now the film with the most above-the-line wins (meaning the biggest categories) in Oscar history. That’s more than The Silence of the Lambs, It Happened One Night and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, all of which won five above-the-line awards.

03:56 , Adam White

While it’s understandably been overshadowed by the wins for Everything Everywhere, All Quiet on the Western Front took home four trophies tonight. That also makes it Netflix’s most successful film at the Oscars.

03:50 , Adam White

So as the dust settles on the evening, Tom Murray has gathered together Jimmy Kimmel’s seven best zingers from the night, including his cracks at Babylon’s box office gross and the Will Smith slap row from last year.

Jimmy Kimmel’s 7 best zingers from the 2023 Oscars

03:46 , Adam White

This was quite an extraordinary evening in terms of total shut-outs, with Tár, Elvis, The Banshees of Inisherin and The Fabelmans, all of which were widely embraced and received multiple nominations, entirely missing out on wins.

03:35 , Adam White

And here is the final tally for this evening...

Everything Everywhere All at Once 7

All Quiet on the Western Front 4

The Whale 2

Avatar: The Way of Water 1

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever 1

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse 1

The Elephant Whisperers 1

Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio 1

An Irish Goodbye 1

Navalny 1

Top Gun: Maverick 1

Women Talking 1

03:33 , Adam White

So this means seven wins for Everything Everywhere All at Once, which is an incredible sweep this evening.

03:32 , Adam White

And Best Picture goes to... Everything Everywhere All at Once!

03:32 , Adam White

And now Harrison Ford presenting Best Picture

03:30 , Adam White

“This is history in the making,” Yeoh says at the end of her brilliant speech.

03:29 , Adam White

This is historic. Michelle Yeoh is the first Asian woman to win the Best Actress Oscar, and the second woman of colour to ever win the award, following Halle Berry in 2003.

03:28 , Adam White

“For all the little boys and girls who look like me watching tonight, this is proof dreams do come true. And ladies, don’t let anybody tell you you are ever past your prime”

 (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

03:27 , Adam White

And Best Actress goes to... Michelle Yeoh!

03:27 , Adam White

This is the biggie!

03:26 , Adam White

Lovely speech from Brendan Fraser, and now Best Actress

03:24 , Adam White

“I started in this business 30 years ago, and things didn’t come easily to me. There was a facility that I didn’t appreciate at the time until it stopped, and thank you for this acknowledgment.”

 (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

03:22 , Adam White

And Best Actor goes to... Brendan Fraser for The Whale !!

03:20 , Adam White

If Michelle Yeoh wins tonight, it’ll be Halle Berry handing her the Oscar. Berry, famously, is the only woman of colour to win the Best Actress Oscar... potentially until tonight.

03:19 , Adam White

This is an exciting next two categories. First up is Best Actor, which could go to Brendan Fraser or Austin Butler. Then Best Actress, which has been neck-and-neck between Michelle Yeoh and Cate Blanchett all awards season, but seems to be going Yeoh’s way tonight.

03:12 , Adam White

This is quite a spectacular sweep for Everything Everywhere All at Once, with almost every other contender struggling to win a single award tonight. Of the three categories left to announce, only Best Actor is Everything Everywhere-less. Surely Michelle Yeoh is taking Best Actress now?

03:11 , Adam White

And Best Director goes to... the Daniels for Everything Everywhere All at Once!

03:10 , Adam White

Idris Elba and Nicole Kidman next, announcing the award for Best Director. The Daniels have this in the bag, surely?

03:07 , Adam White

And the winner of Best Film Editing is... Everything Everywhere All at Once!

03:06 , Adam White

We are very close to the end now, with Best Editing up next, then Director, Actor, Actress and Best Picture.

03:04 , Adam White

On a lighter note, you may have missed Colin Farrell calling out Saturday Night Live earlier tonight, after their controversial Irish stereotype skit this weekend

Colin Farrell calls out SNL at Oscars over controversial Irish skit

03:03 , Adam White

Among those included are actors Olivia Newton-John, Louise Fletcher, Irene Papas, Robbie Coltrane, Kirstie Alley, Ray Liotta, Irene Cara, Nichelle Nichols, Douglas McGrath, Angela Lansbury, Mary Alice, Gina Lollobrigida, James Caan and Raquel Welch, directors Bob Raefelson , Wolfgang Petersen and Jean Luc Godard, and composers Angelo Badalamenti, Vangelis and Burt Bacharach

What a line-up.

02:59 , Adam White

A clearly emotional Travolta chokes up as he introduces the segment, which sees Lenny Kravitz perform

02:58 , Adam White

And now John Travolta, who seems to be about to present the In Memoriam segment.

02:56 , Adam White

And the winner is neither of them! Rather the smash “Naatu Naatu” from RRR!

02:55 , Adam White

And now Best Song! Could it be Rihanna or Lady Gaga?

02:53 , Adam White

And now the award for Best Sound, which goes to... Top Gun: Maverick!

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ (© 2019 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All rights reserved.)
‘Top Gun: Maverick’ (© 2019 Paramount Pictures Corporation. All rights reserved.)

02:51 , Adam White

For anyone who missed that lovely cameo from Jenny the Donkey...

02:44 , Adam White

“I’d like to thank the Academy for not being mortally offended by the words ‘women’ and ‘talking’ so close to another like that,” Polley jokes.

02:43 , Adam White

And the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay goes to... Women Talking! A nice, deserved win for actor turned filmmaker Sarah Polley there.

‘Women Talking’ (© 2022 Orion Releasing LLC. All Rights Reserved.)
‘Women Talking’ (© 2022 Orion Releasing LLC. All Rights Reserved.)

02:42 , Adam White

This feels like a clear path of victory for Everything Everywhere. It feels as if it’s practically a sure-thing that it’ll take both Best Picture and Best Director now.

02:39 , Adam White

And the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay goes to... Everything Everywhere All at Once!

This movie is sweeping.

02:38 , Adam White

And now internet darlings Florence Pugh and Andrew Garfield – together at last! – are here to announce Best Original and Adapted Screenplays

02:36 , Adam White

Earlier this evening, Best Supporting Actor winner Ke Huy Quan shouted out his Goonies co-star Jeff Cohen, and now his other Goonies co-star Corey Feldman has praised his win.

Emotional Corey Feldman sheds tears as ‘Goonie brother’ Ke Huy Quan wins Oscar

02:34 , Adam White

Brendan Gleeson is in tears over that Rihanna performance, which is an unexpected twist.

02:31 , Adam White

Rihanna is draped in diamonds and sounds spectacular singing her Oscar-nominated track “Lift Me Up” from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

 (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
(Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

02:29 , Adam White

AND IT IS NOW RIHANNA

02:27 , Adam White

From the audience, Jimmy Kimmel asks literal Malala Yousafzai: “Do you think Harry Styles spit on Chris Pine?”

02:24 , Adam White

And the winner of Achievement in Special Effects goes to... Avatar: The Way of Water!

‘Avatar: The Way of Water' (20th Century Studios)
‘Avatar: The Way of Water' (20th Century Studios)

02:22 , Adam White

Elizabeth Banks is now presenting with the Cocaine Bear of Cocaine Bear, who really deserves a long career after that movie

02:20 , Adam White

Not content with just saving the actual ceremony with her rendition of “Hold My Hand”, Lady Gaga also saved a man’s life (not really) on the red carpet earlier.

Lady Gaga helps photographer after he falls on Oscars red carpet

02:12 , Adam White

And the winner for Best Original Score is... All Quiet on the Western Front, which is sweeping the technical categories tonight

02:08 , Adam White

And the winner for Best Production Design goes to... All Quiet on the Western Front!

‘All Quiet on the Western Front’
‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

02:07 , Adam White

It’s a Four Weddings and a Funeral reunion as Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell arrive to promote “the importance of using good moisturiser”.

“Andie’s been wearing moisturiser every day for 29 years – I have not,” Grant jokes. “[She’s] still stunning. [I’m] basically a scrotum.”

02:05 , Adam White

We’re also two hours into this Oscars, and it’s... a little dry, right? Kimmel has been middling, the on-stage banter hasn’t exactly sparkled. Is everyone on their good behaviour a bit too much?

02:02 , Adam White

While the show has cut to commercials, here’s how the awards tally is looking so far...

Best Animated Short The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

Best Documentary Short The Elephant Whisperers

Best International Feature All Quiet on the Western Front

Best Costume Design Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Best Makeup and Hairstyling The Whale

Best Cinematography All Quiet on the Western Front

Best Live Action Short Film An Irish Goodbye

Best Documentary Feature Navalny

Best Supporting Actress Jamie Lee Curtis, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Supporting Actor Ke Huy Quan, Everything Everywhere All at Once

Best Animated Feature Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio

02:01 , Adam White

And we pull back from Gaga’s performance to see a giant projection reading “In memory of Tony Scott” – director of the original Top Gun, who died in 2012

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