Today is the big day! It’s March 27, which means the 94th Academy Awards or as everyone calls them, the Oscars, are just hours away. After months of film festivals and campaign events, as well as a few Omicron delays and another round of campaign events, this year’s nominees are ready to celebrate at the Dolby Theater, assuming that some of the controversies surrounding this year’s show don’t get in the way.
We are ready to bring you everything surrounding this year’s ceremony, so keep on coming back for the latest updates, controversies and news surrounding the biggest award ceremony for movies in the world.
Billy Eilish performs ‘No Time to Die’.
Alongside her brother Finneas, Billy Eilish performs the Oscar Nominated song, ‘No Time To Die’. Academy Award winner Rami Malek presented them.
And the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar goes to…
‘CODA’ wins Best Adapted Screenplay, Sian Heder got on stage to accept the award.
And the Best Original Screenplay Oscar goes to…
Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Belfast’ wins the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, Branagh himself goes to the stage to accept the award.
The Academy holds a minute of silence for all the victims of the war in Ukraine.
Right after the performance from Reba, the Academy Awards failed to televise the minute of silence for the victims of the war in Ukraine. This is the announcement they made.
Bruno’s Oscar Nominated Song is next.
Luis Fonsi, Becky G and a feature appearance from Megan Thee Stallion perform ‘We Don’t Talk about Bruno’.
Mila Kunis presents the next Oscar nominated song.
She was expected to make a public statement about the war in Ukraine but Mila Kunis only mentioned it briefly before presenting the next Oscar nominated song that was performed by Reba McEntire. She performed ‘Somehow You Do’ from ‘Four Good Days’.
And the Oscar for Best Foreign Film goes to…
Directed by Ryusuke Hamaguchi, ‘Drive My Car’ wins the Oscar for Best Foreign Film.
And the Best Supporting Actor Oscar goes to…
Troy Kotsur does the upset by becoming the 60th person with a disability to win an Oscar and he does it in one of the big categories.His role in ‘CODA’ makes him the first deaf actor in history to win this award. Incredible.
And the Best Animated Short Film Oscar goes to…
Alberto Mielgo and Leo Sanchez’s ‘The Windshield Whiper’ takes the Oscar for Best Animated Short Film.
And the Best Animated Film Oscar goes to…
‘Encanto’ won the Oscar for best Animated Film, it was pretty much on lock!
The ‘Encanto’ theme song takes the stage.
The ‘Dos Oruguitas’ nominated song from the ‘Encanto’ film is performed by Sebastian Yatra.
And the Oscar for Best Cinematography goes to…
Dune wins another Oscar with Best Cinematography, they are the big winners of the evening. Director of Photography Creig Fraser comes to the stage and accepts the award from the cast of ‘White Men Can’t Jump’.
And the Best Supporting Actress Oscar goes to…
The Best Supporting Actress Oscar goes to Ariana DeBose for her performance in Steven Spielberg’s ‘West Side Story’.
Amy Schumer kicks off with a steamy joke.
Female comedian Amy Schumer kicks off the event with a controversial joke about pay inequality between women and men. Schumer is to host alongside Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes.
The Academy Awards are underway!
The Williams sisters, Venus and Serena kick off the Academy Awards. Beyoncé starts with the first number of the evening. ‘Be Alive’, one of the Best Song nominees for the evening.
‘Dune’ is the big winner of the technical awards.
We got two winners of Oscars that won’t be given on the stage. ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ wins Best Makeup and ‘Dune’ wins Best Production Design. Earlier, ‘Dune’ also won Best Sound, Best Original Score and Best Film Editing.
6:45 PM CST: We are 15 minutes away from the ceremony.
It’s nearly time for the ceremony to begin at Dolby Theatre, almost everybody is at their seat to enjoy the event.
3:13 PM CST: Academy Awards to Celebrate The Godfather, James Bond and… Bruno?
It’s the 60th anniversary of the first Bond ffilm and the 50th anniversary of The Godfatherand those milestones will be honored at the 94th Academy Awards on Sunday.
And even though Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s hit song from the movie Encanto was not nominated, Luis Fonsi and Becky G will join members of the film’s cast during a performance during the ceremony.
13:18 CST: Guests to Wear Blue Ribbons to Show Support Towards Ukrainian Refugees
According to Showbiz411, this year’s Oscar attendees will wear a blue ribbon in support of Ukraine, which is currently being invaded by Russia. According to the report, the blue ribbon will have the words #withrefugees written on it.
15:30 CST: The Red Carpet has officially started
Celebrities are already arriving at the Red Carpet of the 94th Academy Awards.
12:26: CST: Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes to host 2022 Oscars
Tea 94th Academy Awards will be hosted by Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer, and Regina Hall. For the first time since 2018, the Oscars will be hosted by an emcee, according to Deadline.
11:20 CST: How did the Oscar get its name?
Who hasn’t wondered where the famous Oscar statuette gets its name? Everyone knows it’s the most prestigious award in film, but why Oscar? The origin of the statuette’s name is unknown and has never been clarified, even by the Academy. However, some theories have circulated that may explain it.
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11:00 CST: Who are this year’s nominees?
If you still don’t know who the nominees are for this year, take a quick look in our article and start making your predictions!
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10:30 CST: The Red Carpet Show is back at the 2022 Oscars
For the first time in two years, the Academy Awards will roll out the red carpet at Los Angeles’ Dolby Theater for what the film academy hopes will be a return to normalcy at the Oscars.
If you want to watch live, don’t miss all the details here.
10:20 CST: Where and when to watch the 2022 Oscars
Tonight is the night we celebrate by 94th Academy Awards. If you still don’t know when and where to watch we have all the details right here.
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09:30: CST: Lin-Manuel Miranda might skip ceremony due to his wife’s Covid diagnosis
It’s possible that at least one Oscar will not be accepted in person: Lin-Manuel Miranda, one of the biggest contenders in the category of best original song, has announced that he will not attend the ceremony due to his wife’s Covid diagnosis.
09:20 CST: Sean Penn: I’ll smelt my Oscars if Academy doesn’t let Zelensky speak
Sean Pennwho has been in Ukraine and Poland filming a documentary about the plight of refugees, threatened to publicly melt down his Oscar statuettes if the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences refused to give Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky a platform at the event on Sunday night.
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