"Everything Everywhere All at Once" Dominates the 2022 Oscars
by FARUK IMAMOVIC | VIEW 174
The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles was the setting for the most anticipated event in the world of cinema, the 2023 Oscars. The evening was filled with excitement as the best films of the past year were announced and awards were distributed among the most deserving talents in the industry.
"Everything Everywhere All at Once": Best Film of the Year
"Everything Everywhere All at Once" was declared the best film of the year, topping the list of achievements that marked 2022. The film's lead actress, Michelle Yuoh, was awarded the Oscar for best actress for her role in the film, while the award for the best original screenplay went to the same film.
The film's director, Paul Rogers, also won the award for best director and best editing. Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis won the best supporting actor and actress awards, respectively, for their roles in the film.
Michelle Yeoh accepts her #Oscar for Best Actress: "For all the little boys and girls who look like me watching tonight, this is a beacon of hope and possibilities.
This is proof that dreams do come true." https://t.co/ndiKiHfmID pic.twitter.com/pQN8nHDhCx — Variety (@Variety) March 13, 2023
Ke Huy Quan makes his grand entrance into the press room holding his #Oscar. "Can you believe I'm holding one of these?" https://t.co/wgCluOYWZT pic.twitter.com/8z7eTyJ5AU — Variety (@Variety) March 13, 2023
Other Key Award Winners
Brendan Fraser won the best actor Oscar for his role in "The Whale", while the award for the best foreign film went to "Nothing New in the West".
The latter film also won the award for best cinematography. The best visual effects were awarded to "Avatar: The Way of Water", and the best animated feature film went to "Pinocchio" by Guillermo del Toro. The best original film score and best production design were both awarded to "Nothing New in the West".
The documentary category, "Navalny" by Daniel Roher, about Russian dissident Alexei Navalny and the attempted poisoning by Vladimir Putin, was declared the best. "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" won the best costume design, while "The Whale" won the best makeup and hair awards.
The best original song was "Naatu Naatu" from the movie "RRR", and the award for the best sound in a movie went to "Top Gun: Maverick". The 2022 Oscars was a night to remember, with "Everything Everywhere All at Once" leading the pack with multiple wins and setting a high bar for future films to follow.
As Michelle Yuoh stated in her acceptance speech, "This award is not just for me, but for all of us who worked tirelessly to bring this story to life. Thank you."