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The 96th Academy Awards – All You Need to Know!

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The 96th Academy Awards, held at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood, showcased some of the best talents and films of the year. Christopher Nolan’s biopic film ‘Oppenheimer‘ stole the show with a remarkable seven wins, including Best Director, Best Film, and Best Leading Actor awards.

The 96th Academy Awards Highlights:

Best Picture

  • “Oppenheimer” – Emma Thomas, Charles Roven, and Christopher Nolan

Actress in a Leading Role

  • Emma Stone for “Poor Things”

Directing

  • Christopher Nolan for “Oppenheimer”

Actor in a Leading Role

  • Cillian Murphy in “Oppenheimer”

Music (Original Song)

  • “What Was I Made For?” from “Barbie” – Music and Lyr
    ic by Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell
96th Academy Awards – The winners!

An Impressive Line-Up of Winners

Aside from ‘Oppenheimer,’ another standout film of the night was ‘Poor Things,’ which garnered a total of four Oscars. Emma Stone’s stellar performance in the film earned her the Best Actress award, while the movie also triumphed in the categories of best costume design, production design, and makeup and hairstyling.

 ‘Da’Vine Joy Randolph’ took home the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in ‘The Holdovers,’ and the dynamic duo of Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell secured the Best Original Song award for their track “What Was I Made For?” from ‘Barbie.’

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Diverse Nominations and Acclaim

‘Oppenheimer’ led the pack with an impressive 13 nominations, followed closely by ‘Poor Things‘ with 11, ‘Killers of the Flower Moon‘ with 10, and ‘Barbie‘ with eight. The breadth of nominations across different genres and styles emphasized the diverse talents and storytelling in the film industry.
The 96th Academy Awards celebrated a range of talents, from seasoned veterans like Robert Downey Jr., who won the Best Supporting Actor award for his performance in ‘Oppenheimer,’ to emerging stars like Da’Vine Joy Randolph, who shone in ‘The Holdovers.‘ The ceremony reflected the depth and breadth of talent in the film industry, honoring both established names and rising talents.

As the night came to a close, it was clear that the 96th Academy Awards had delivered a showcase of excellence and creativity. The winners represented a diverse array of voices, styles, and stories, underscoring the richness and vibrancy of the film industry. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees for their outstanding contributions to cinema.

In summary, the 96th Academy Awards was a night to remember, with ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘Poor Things’ standing out as the big winners of the evening. These films, along with the other nominees and winners, exemplified the best in cinematic storytelling and performance, making the 96th Academy Awards a truly memorable and inspiring event.

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