Jimmy Kimmel, Everything Everywhere and a Donkey: Highlights from the 2023 Oscars
Everything Everywhere Everything at once dominated the 95th Academy Awards, held Sunday night at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
Michelle Yeoh took home the Best Actress award, becoming the first Asian woman and only second woman of color to win the trophy. The film also won Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for writer/directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert.
Brendan Fraser cemented his comeback with a win for Best Actor The whalewhile Everything everywhere stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Ke Huy Quan won Best Supporting Actress and Best Supporting Actor respectively.
The evening was not without controversy, with criticism directed at Jimmy Kimmel’s interview with Malala and a painful encounter between model Ashley Graham and an “unpleasant” Hugh Grant.
Many also felt that Angela Bassett deserved the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. The award instead went to Jamie Lee Curtis, which many viewers hailed as a “genuine” response from Bassett.
There were plenty of bold looks on the “champagne” carpet this year, including Rihanna who showed up in a T-shirt, trainers and bucket hat.
A full list of tonight’s winners can be found here.
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