#OSCARS: WINS TOP HONOURS AT 2019 ACADEMY AWARDS
The 91st annual Academy Awards took place tonight at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Taking top honours was GREEN BOOK winning Best Picture, a total three Oscars. The TIFF ’18 People’s Choice Award winner directed by Peter Farrelly, also received Best Original Screenplay.
Bohemian Rhapsody took home the most Oscars this evening, victorious in Sound Mixing, Sound Editing and Film Editing. Rami Malek won Best Actor for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody bringing the Biopic’s win tally to four. Olivia Colman took home Best Actress for her work in The Favourite, springing a mild upset. Supporting Actor went to Mahershala Ali who nabbed his second award in the category for Green Book. Regina King won Supporting Actress for If Beale Street Could Talk. Directing went to ROMA Helmer Alfonso Cuarón, whose lifetime total at the Awards now is at ten.
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper stole the show with a touching performance of Shallow from A Star is Born before the audience. The song later went on to win Original Song, accepted by Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt.
Despite being host-less this year, the show got an introduction from a trio of funnywomen in Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph, preceded by a medley of hits from Queen, fronted by Adam Lambert.
Toronto’s Domee Shi won Animated Short for Pixar‘s BAO which played before INCREDIBLES 2 in its theatrical run.
Some winning looks a this evening included: Gemma Chan in Valentino
Lady Gaga in Alexander McQueen
Michelle Yeoh in Elie Saab
Regina King in Oscar de la Renta
Bradley Cooper in Tom Ford
Glenn Close in Carolina Herrera
Melissa McCarthy in Brandon Maxwell
Click here for a complete list of winners.
(Photo credit: Getty Images/ABC)