• CritiX Staff

‘The Academy Awards’ 2020 Recap



Tonight we saw the best in film at the 92nd annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Netflix was looking to shake up the night leading all studios with 24 nominations. Joker had the most nominations of any film at 11. The biggest surprise of the night was Parasite winning best picture becoming the first foreign language film to do so. It was a star studded night that seen many winners from across the world of film. View our complete list of the nights winners below.


ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:


WINNER: Brad Pitt, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” Tom Hanks, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” Anthony Hopkins, “The Two Popes” Al Pacino, “The Irishman” Joe Pesci, “The Irishman


ANIMATED FEATURE:


WINNER: “Toy Story 4" “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” “I Lost My Body” “Klaus” “Missing Link”


ANIMATED SHORT:


WINNER: “Hair Love” “Dcera” “Kitbull” “Memorable” “Sister”


ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:


WINNER: Bong Joon Ho and Han Jin Won, “Parasite” Rian Johnson, “Knives Out” Noah Baumbach, “Marriage Story” Sam Mendes & Krysty Wilson-Cairns, “1917" Quentin Tarantino, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”


ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:


WINNER: Taika Waititi, “Jojo Rabbit” Steven Zaillian, “The Irishman” Todd Phillips and Scott Silver, “Joker” Greta Gerwig, “Little Women” Anthony McCarten, “The Two Popes”


PRODUCTION DESIGN:


WINNER: Barbara Ling (production design) and Nancy Haigh (set design), “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” Bob Shaw (production design) and Regina Graves (set design), “The Irishman” Ra Vincent (production design) and Nora Sopková (set design), “Jojo Rabbit” Dennis Gassner (production design) and Lee Sandales (set design), “1917" Lee Ha Jun (production design) and Cho Won Woo (set design), “Parasite”


LIVE ACTION SHORT:


WINNER: “The Neighbors Window’

“Brotherhood” “Nefta Football Club”

Window” “Saria” “A Sister”


COSTUME DESIGN:


WINNER: Jacqueline Durran, “Little Women” Sandy Powell and Christopher Peterson, “The Irishman” Mayes C. Rubeo, “Jojo Rabbit” Mark Bridges, “Joker” Arianne Phillips,"Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood


DOCUMENTARY FEATURE:


WINNER: “American Factory” “The Cave” “The Edge of Democracy” “For Sama” “Honeyland”


ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:


WINNER: Laura Dern, “Marriage Story” Kathy Bates, “Richard Jewell” Scarlett Johansson, “Jojo Rabbit” Florence Pugh, “Little Women” Margot Robbie, “Bombshell


SOUND MIXING:


WINNER: Mark Taylor and Stuart Wilson, “1917" Gary Rydstrom, Tom Johnson and Mark Ulano, “Ad Astra” Paul Massey, David Giammarco and Steven A. Morrow, “Ford v Ferrari” Tom Ozanich, Dean Zupancic and Tod Maitland, “Joker” Michael Minkler, Christian P. Minkler and Mark Ulano, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”


SOUND EDITING:


WINNER: Donald Sylvester, “Ford v Ferrari” Alan Robert Murray, “Joker” Oliver Tarney and Rachael Tate, “1917" Wylie Stateman, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” Matthew Wood and David Acord, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker


CINEMATOGRAPHY:


WINNER: Roger Deakins, “1917" Rodrigo Prieto, “The Irishman” Lawrence Sher, “Joker” Jarin Blaschke, “The Lighthouse” Robert Richardson, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”


FILM EDITING:


WINNER: Michael McCusker and Andrew Buckland, “Ford v Ferrari” Thelma Schoonmaker, “The Irishman” Tom Eagles, “Jojo Rabbit” Jeff Groth, “Joker” Yang Jinmo, “Parasite”


VISUAL EFFECTS:


WINNER: “1917" “Avengers: Endgame” “The Irishman” “The Lion King” “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”


MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING:


WINNER: Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan and Vivian Baker, “Bombshell” Nicki Ledermann and Kay Georgiou, “Joker” Jeremy Woodhead, “Judy” Paul Gooch, Arjen Tuiten and David White, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” Naomi Donne, Tristan Versluis and Rebecca Cole, “1917"


INTERNATIONAL FILM:


WINNER: “Parasite” “Corpus Christi” “Honeyland” “Les Misérables” “Pain and Glory”


ORIGINAL SCORE:


WINNER: Hildur Guðnadóttir, “Joker” Alexandre Desplat, “Little Women” Randy Newman, “Marriage Story” Thomas Newman, “1917" John Williams, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”


ORIGINAL SONG:


WINNER: "(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again” from “Rocketman” “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away” from “Toy Story 4" “I’m Standing With You” from “Breakthrough” “Into the Unknown” from “Frozen 2" “Stand Up” from “Harriet


ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE:


WINNER: Joaquin Phoenix, “Joker”

Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory” Leonardo DiCaprio, “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood” Adam Driver, “Marriage Story” Jonathan Pryce, “The Two Popes


ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE:



WINNER: Renée Zellweger, “Judy”

Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet” Scarlett Johansson, “Marriage Story” Saoirse Ronan, “Little Women” Charlize Theron, “Bombshell”

PICTURE:



WINNER: “Parasite”

“Ford v Ferrari” “The Irishman” “Jojo Rabbit” “Joker” “Little Women” “Marriage Story” “1917" “Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood”

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